Aug 12, 2020 / Climate Change

Planting trees is no substitute for reducing fossil fuels

In the last election the federal Liberals promised to plant two billion trees, a pledge that upon re-election has become a government commitment. While…Read More


Jul 16, 2020 / Climate Change

Canada’s industrial logging sector is the big climate emitter we don’t talk about

The Canadian boreal forest is an incredible ally in the fight against climate change. In addition to being rich in its diversity of animals…Read More


Jul 09, 2020 / Climate Change

No, Alberta's oil industry isn't being unfairly targeted by protesters

Opposition to oil and gas development is a worldwide phenomenon. Some Albertans, and other Canadians, may feel like their oil is being unfairly targeted…Read More


Jun 15, 2020 / Climate Change

Time to get serious: Climate accountability is the stimulus we need

The global health pandemic has exposed the social and economic vulnerabilities in society – both in Canada and around the world. It has also…Read More


Apr 17, 2020 / Climate Change

We have the oil lobby’s secret list of COVID demands – if approved, they would set environmental protection back decades

As Canada faces an unprecedented health crisis, a leaked secret memo from the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) to the federal government reveals…Read More


Apr 10, 2020 / Climate Change

Seven facts Canadians should know about climate change and forests

Last year, Canada’s federal government made an important and exciting announcement – in the next decade, we will plant over 2 billion trees to…Read More


Oct 10, 2019 / Climate Change

The oil lobby is lying. Canadian oil isn’t clean oil

The oil and gas industry is putting great efforts into trying to convince the Canadian public that they are making strides to be more…Read More


Sep 24, 2019 / Climate Change

What to look for in a strong climate action plan this election

Because climate change is an important issue for Canadians in this election, there has been quite a lot of discussion about what parties need…Read More


Aug 15, 2019 / Climate Change

We can't "take the carbon out of the barrel"

For years in Canada, oil executives and some government officials have put forward a grand vision of Canadian oil that could magically be produced…Read More


Jun 06, 2019 / Climate Change

Cleaner, cheaper and growing: renewables are ready. Canadian policy isn’t.

I have a bad habit, like many climate activists, of talking a lot about the bright future for clean, renewable energy. The energy of…Read More