Oct 27, 2020 / Clean Economy

How to talk to your friends and family about the oil industry - part 1

For many of us the oil industry is one of those big divisive subjects that you just avoid like the plague for the sake…Read More


Sep 29, 2020 / Climate Change

Here’s why Shell should quit CAPP, the Canadian oil lobby

Ever heard of CAPP, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers? You’d be forgiven for saying no. And yet this organization is single-handedly the biggest…Read More


Sep 03, 2020 / Livable Communities

Good news for a change for endangered species and sensitive ecosystems

2020 will be one for the books. Watching a nightly newscast is like watching a movie trailer about a dystopian future, though it’s actually…Read More


Jun 24, 2020 / Movement Building

How we build a green and just recovery for Canada

As we chart our post-COVID future the Canadian government will have to help the economy recover from the fallout caused by the COVID-19 pandemic….Read More


May 20, 2020 / Livable Communities

Don’t let sprawl developers pave over the Carruthers Creek headwaters

Developers want to pave over a sensitive ecological area and prime farmland in Durham Region. We need to stop it.  The area in question…Read More


Feb 27, 2020 / Climate Change

The Ontario government’s post-truth war on climate change

Since gaining office a year and a half ago, the Ontario government has taken a post-truth approach to climate change: they say what they…Read More


Oct 23, 2019 / Climate Change

Climate Action and the Environment won – that’s the big take away from the 2019 Federal Election

In the 2019 Federal Election, Canadians were divided on which party to vote for, and no party was able to secure a majority. But…Read More


Sep 16, 2019 / Climate Change

This election, don't buy what Big Oil is selling

As the federal election kicks off, the oil industry is sparing no expense to convince Canadians that what’s good for oil companies is good…Read More


Nov 16, 2018 / Plastic Pollution

Bans, targets and government action: What to look for in Canada’s plastics plan

Next Friday, November 23rd, is the 2018 meeting of the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME).  I know, I know, you’ve had…Read More


Jul 25, 2018 / Climate Change / Safeguarding Freshwater

Algae, caused by climate change, is causing climate change

What does algae have to do with climate change? And nuclear power, you ask? Good questions!   Here’s the scoop: Algae has become the…Read More