This post features excerpts from Choose Wisely, Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission report on the options and trade-offs for recycling carbon pricing revenues. It’s an excellent and timely report which I recommend to all BoomerWarrior supporters. The primary and most important objective...
The following article, initially titled Can cap-and-trade slow climate change? (by David Suzuki and Climate Change Transportation Policy Analyst Gideon Forman of the David Suzuki Foundation), has been circulated by email by the David Suzuki Foundation. Some critics are labeling the Cap and Trade carbon pricing mechanism...
The path to Canada's first national climate framework and clean energy program will not be straightforward or easy. It promises to be convoluted and full of twists and turns as the provinces and Ottawa attempt to define the steps required to...
What Canadians need is a new national dialogue, not about the future of oil but rather about the promise of clean energy. Credit: www.momscleanairforce.org - clean_dirty_energy Are politicians in Canada suffering from "collective amnesia"? Have they forgotten Canada's pledge in Paris, you know...
Following the release of the Mandate Letters in November 2013, Celine Bak of Analytica Advisors forwarded the following summary message to clean energy entrepreneurs. The document has been shared by Cheryl McNamara of Citizens Climate Lobby Toronto and I'm...
In Now is the Time to Leap, I posted a condensed version of the Leap Manifesto released on September 15 by representatives from Canada’s Indigenous rights, social and food justice, environmental, faith-based and labour movements. To date, more than 27,000 signatories...
International Environmental journalist Stephen Leahy sums up the world's new climate plan in a few words. He very succinctly summarizes why the #ParisAgreement is historic. I call it the vital first step in a previous post. The entire #RoadtoParis was a long...
Fear is the great motivator. We pay attention to what we fear the most. And right now, as I write this article, the focus is on terrorism because of the recent events in Paris. But we should be focused on...
Canada is at a crossroads. There is a growing consensus that we must get to a 100% clean energy economy by 2050 in order to stop the worst impacts of climate change. But we are caught between a rock and a...
COP21 has been described as humanity's last chance for tackling climate change. With only days remaining before the start of the United Nations' Paris Climate Talks, it's important to understand the backstory of COP21, very likely the most critical of...