Nov 26, 2020 / Climate Change

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

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


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