Carbon emissions create impacts on communities

Apr 13, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Two international reports out this week highlight both ends of the climate change problem. First, carbon emissions from countries like Canada are high and…Read More


The Federal Budget needs to invest in the pan-Canadian climate framework

Mar 21, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

It’s often said that governments signal their priorities through what they spend money on. Well this week’s federal budget can signal the importance of…Read More


Great news for the Arctic – and the planet!

Dec 22, 2016 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Yesterday, we chalked up another big win for the environment. The U.S. and Canadian governments placed an indefinite ban on issuing new oil and…Read More


The pan-Canadian climate framework: Historic and insufficient

Dec 15, 2016 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Make no mistake. The pan-Canadian framework on climate change that was negotiated and finalized earlier this month is a big deal. No Canadian government…Read More


The elephant in the room: fossil fuel subsidies undermine carbon pricing

Nov 24, 2016 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Delegates from 196 countries just wrapped up the U.N. climate summit in Morocco. As a member of the Canadian delegation, I heard fossil fuel…Read More


Now comes the hard part for Canada—real action on climate change

Nov 04, 2016 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Today the UN Paris Agreement becomes international law. This is something to celebrate, especially since nobody predicted it would happen so quickly after last…Read More


Why Prime Minister Trudeau should move (more) aggressively on carbon pricing

Oct 06, 2016 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently announced the inevitable: in order to have a pan-Canadian price on carbon emissions, the federal government would have to…Read More


We can quickly shut down coal-fired power plants

Sep 29, 2016 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

With the federal and provincial governments set to release a pan-Canadian climate strategy in the next month or two, there are a number of…Read More


Prime Minister Trudeau adopting former federal government’s weak carbon reduction targets

Sep 22, 2016 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

The past week was not good news for Canadians who want to see our country show climate leadership. Though Canada championed the Paris Agreement…Read More


The “world’s dumbest policy”: Canada should quickly end fossil fuel subsidies

Sep 09, 2016 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

Earlier this week, the G20 summit wrapped up in China without further progress on getting rid of the “world’s dumbest policy.” That’s how Bloomberg…Read More