Nov 11, 2021 / Climate Change

Victory! Canada ends financing for international fossil-fuel projects in 2022

Last week, the federal government showed some much-needed climate leadership at COP26, the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow. Joining an ever growing…Read More

Oct 04, 2021 / Climate Change

Election’s Over: It’s time for Parliament to get to work on the climate crisis

Another election came and went. In many ways it seems like not much was accomplished – or not much changed. Yet I’m ready to…Read More

Aug 30, 2021 / Climate Change

This election, we need real climate plans not false solutions

As political parties prepare their election platforms and publish their climate priorities, it can be difficult to determine which parties are releasing strong climate…Read More

Aug 23, 2021 / Climate Change

$18 billion to fossil fuels: Breaking Down the Numbers

Last spring, we released a report – Paying Polluters: Federal Financial Support to Oil and Gas in 2020 – that revealed the federal government…Read More

Jul 06, 2021 / Climate Change

Canadian governments have spent $23 billion on fossil fuel pipelines since 2018

In a climate emergency, how do you think the federal government should be using public dollars? Solar energy and battery storage come to mind….Read More

May 10, 2021 / Climate Change

The numbers are in: Big Oil made out like bandits during the pandemic

While millions of people in Canada have faced painful economic uncertainty, oil and gas companies made $9.1 billion in *excess* profits in 2020. That’s…Read More

Apr 21, 2021 / Climate Change

Unpacking the federal budget: Hot Takes

On April 19th, the federal government released their much anticipated 2021 federal budget: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience. There’s a lot…Read More

Apr 15, 2021 / Climate Change

Paying Polluters: How much Canada gave in federal financial support for oil and gas in 2020

A new report released today by Environmental Defence – Paying Polluters: Federal Financial Support to Oil and Gas in 2020 – reveals that despite…Read More

Mar 12, 2021 / Climate Change

Without a climate change test, Canada is heading towards climate failure

We know we need to leave fossil fuels in the ground.  The United Nations Environment Program made it clear in its Production Gap report…Read More

Mar 12, 2021 / Climate Change

FAQ – A Climate Change Test for Canada: Aligning infrastructure reviews with climate commitments

Why do we need a climate change test?  In order for Canada to meet our goals to fight climate change, the government needs to…Read More