Climate Change / May 08, 2019

Will Canada let BC off the hook for methane reductions?

This is a watershed moment for the federal government on its climate action plan. It can choose to uphold strong climate solutions or water…Read More

Climate Change / Feb 21, 2019

Alberta’s phony $80 million lost per day

  You’d probably have to be living under a rock to have missed the $30 million ad campaign being blasted everywhere right now by…Read More

Climate Change / Feb 14, 2019

Oil companies don’t care about you or the planet

You have to wonder how oil executives sleep at night. Two recent media stories clearly show that Big Oil is willing to sacrifice the…Read More

Climate Change / Fossil Fuel Subsidies / Dec 11, 2018

As the climate crisis looms, why does Canadian oil and gas think it can keep expanding?

Expanding oil and gas production is undermining Canada’s ability to be a climate leader. And oil executives are successfully weakening and delaying Canadian climate…Read More

Climate Change / Oct 23, 2018

Canada's carbon tax announcement is a win for the climate: Provinces can’t opt out of saving the planet

  Canada is now one step closer to having polluters across the country pay for their carbon emissions. In the face of opposition from…Read More

Climate Change / Movement Building / Oct 15, 2018

What the media is missing about the new IPCC report: We shouldn’t give up.

  Last week the most esteemed climate scientists in the world unveiled a new report that laid out the global impacts that we should…Read More

Climate Change / Movement Building / Sep 25, 2018

Beyond “Hothouse Earth”: Mourning is part of climate action, but then you have to get up again

  A friend from British Columbia was in Ottawa for work recently. Pretty quickly the conversation came around to the summer of forest fires…Read More

Climate Change / Movement Building / Sep 06, 2018

If you care about climate change you should care about methane

  If you care about climate change, you should care about oil and gas methane. If you care about human health, you should care…Read More

Movement Building / Toxics / Aug 30, 2018

Good(ish) news! Our case against Alberta’s leaking tailings ponds will be investigated

  First the good news. The three NAFTA countries voted unanimously to allow an investigation to go forward on tar sands tailings ponds leaking…Read More

Climate Change / Aug 08, 2018

Five reasons why the Canadian government shouldn’t give more exemptions to polluting industries

Let’s start here. It’s good that Canada will have a price on carbon across the country on January 1st, 2019. Making polluters pay for…Read More