Over 50 citizens from across Canada will lobby for a liveable world on Parliament Hill October 13-16. This year's lobbying of elected officials by Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada (CCL) volunteers takes on a heightened sense of urgency. The United...
The science is settled. Our planet is heating up, and carbon pollution from Dirty Energy is to blame. The fossil fuel industry burns oil, coal and gas, sending heat-trapping emissions into the air. Ninety million tons of carbon pollution...
Climate alarm bells should be going off in every country, every city, every household. We are losing ground as we struggle to fight climate change and global warming. The climate action trends witnessed in 2016 are both unsettling and ominous. Without...
Dr Cara  Augustenborg is an environmental scientist lecturing on climate change at University College Dublin. Cara is also Chairperson of Friends of the Earth Ireland. In a recent OpEd in Independent.IE, she says that "we are undoubtedly governed by climate...
The election of Donald Trump and a climate-denial administration is worrisome for the climate movement and the future of the Paris Agreement. Given that Trump vows to reverse President Obama's climate actions, should Canada pull back on its carbon...
'Can the provinces be Canada's climate leaders' is a question I've often asked myself. During the decade preceding the October 2015 election of Justin Trudeau and his Liberals, Canadians lived through a veritable climate action drought, a climate leadership void. As a result, the...
The Death of the Tar Sands - When one looks at the history of the Tar Sands and the Harper Government's energy strategy for Canada (focused almost entirely on the expansion of fossil fuels) the Death of the Tar...
As 2017 draws to a close and flips into 2018, a short pause to reflect on my work as a climate activist and blogger is an unavoidable exercise. As usual, there are a lot more questions than answers. Are...
Following the recent First Ministers' Meeting and the launch of Canada's climate action plan, Citizens' Climate Lobby, led by National Director Cathy Orlando, issued this Media Release on December 12. (Source: CCL Canada Website).  On Friday, December 9, 2016, the Pan-Canadian Plan on...
At the AGU conference held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco this week, Professor Peter Wadhams laid out some startling figures on what the future cost of climate change is going to be for society. In his session : "The...