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

Mar 02, 2021 / Climate Change

As Canada hosts the first global Powering Past Coal Summit, why are we still shipping coal overseas?

Is this another case of hazardous hypocrisy?  A decade ago, Canada was justifiably called out on the world stage for our hypocrisy on asbestos….Read More

Feb 23, 2021 / Climate Change

Why we're in court this week defending Canada's Impact Assessment Act from an attack from the Government of Alberta

Once again, important environmental safeguards are under attack from the Government of Alberta. Maybe you’ll remember that we also went to court to defend…Read More

Feb 04, 2021 / Climate Change

US, UK and EU leadership pressures Canada to end fossil finance

If Canada doesn’t stop funding fossils, the public will be stuck holding the bag. Last week, among the climate promises made by the Biden-Harris…Read More

Feb 01, 2021 / Climate Change

Will President Biden’s promises to end fossil fuel subsidies be the kick in the pants that Canadian governments need?

When a decade of inaction starts to catch up It has just been over a week since President Biden’s inauguration – and he has…Read More

Nov 25, 2020 / Climate Change / Transition

Canada’s annual energy report misses the mark on climate - and still finds that oil pipelines are a thing of the past

Every year, the government agency responsible for regulating Canada’s energy sector – the Canada Energy Regulator – puts out a flagship report with projections…Read More

Sep 15, 2020 / Climate Change / Livable Communities / Plastic Pollution / Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics

What is the Speech from the Throne and why is it important?

Our next big opportunity to secure commitments to a Green and Just Recovery in Canada is in the Speech from the Throne on September…Read More

Sep 10, 2020 / Climate Change

Coal power is on the way out. So why are Canadian coal mines trying to expand?

A lot has happened this month in the world of Canadian coal. Two major coal mine projects had slipped through the cracks of the…Read More

Aug 07, 2020 / Climate Change

Total implosion in the tar sands

Last week, French energy giant Total, one of the world’s largest oil and gas companies, announced that it has withdrawn from the Canadian Association…Read More