Apr 08, 2021 / Climate Change / Federal Climate

Here's 4 ways Canada can step it up on climate leadership

Over the last five years, the Canadian government has released two climate change plans and made important climate commitments. And yet action has repeatedly…Read More


Feb 25, 2021 / Climate Change

What was good and what was missing from the first meeting between the President and Prime Minister

President Joe Biden had his first meeting with another head of government yesterday when he met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Climate change was…Read More


Jan 26, 2021 / Climate Change / Transition

Without a transition plan, Canada is just letting oil and gas workers fend for themselves

Last week’s decision by President Biden to kill the Keystone XL pipeline once and for all raises important questions about whether and how Canada…Read More


Nov 26, 2020 / Climate Change / Federal Climate

Accountability on climate change…but not yet

It’s been said so often now. Canada has failed to achieve every international climate target it has ever set. To reach a different outcome,…Read More


Nov 12, 2020 / Climate Change / Federal Climate

A failure of conviction: Canada prepares to fail on methane reduction just as research shows emissions are 2 times higher than reported

What a terrible—and confusing—week for those of us who have been fighting for strong climate action. The government caved in to pressure from the…Read More


Sep 18, 2020 / Climate Change

Will reducing methane from oil and gas be another failed climate commitment?

Unless the federal government strengthens its methane regulations, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s commitment to reduce oil and gas methane emissions may be Canada’s next…Read More


Sep 11, 2020 / Climate Change

The federal government needs to side with First Nations and not corporate polluters

After a ten-year wait, an investigation by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation clearly validates the charge by Environmental Defence, The Natural Resources Defence Council and…Read More


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