What the media is missing about the new IPCC report: We shouldn’t give up.

Oct 15, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Defence

  Last week the most esteemed climate scientists in the world unveiled a new report that laid out the global impacts that we should…Read More


Beyond “Hothouse Earth”: Mourning is part of climate action, but then you have to get up again

Sep 25, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Defence

  A friend from British Columbia was in Ottawa for work recently. Pretty quickly the conversation came around to the summer of forest fires…Read More


Alberta withdraws from Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change. So now what?

Sep 20, 2018 by Joshua Buck (Alberta Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Fossil Fuel Subsidies

On August 30, 2018, Prime Minister Trudeau and Premier Notley received what, for them, was some terrible news. The Federal Court of Appeals revoked…Read More


If you care about climate change you should care about methane

Sep 06, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Defence

  If you care about climate change, you should care about oil and gas methane. If you care about human health, you should care…Read More


Is there a better way to cut natural gas bills in Ontario?

Aug 30, 2018 by Sarah Buchanan (Program Manager, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

Ontario’s move to cut cap-and-trade costs from natural gas bills arrived with great fanfare yesterday. On closer inspection, it’s mostly hot air. This action…Read More


Congratulations you now own an oil well!

Aug 17, 2018 by Joshua Buck (Alberta Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Okay, you don’t really own an oil well. But very soon, you may be on the hook for paying the cleanup costs of oil…Read More


Five reasons why the Canadian government shouldn’t give more exemptions to polluting industries

Aug 08, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Let’s start here. It’s good that Canada will have a price on carbon across the country on January 1st, 2019. Making polluters pay for…Read More


Mexico’s methane regulations prove once again that Alberta’s approach is badly out of step

Jul 31, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

  Yesterday, Mexico joined a growing list of countries showing leadership on reducing harmful methane emissions from the oil and gas sector, by releasing…Read More


Algae, caused by climate change, is causing climate change

Jul 25, 2018 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Climate Change, Great Lakes

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


Provincial opposition to carbon pricing is set to backfire

Jul 17, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

  Last week, P.E.I. became the third province to question the federal government’s plan to put a price on carbon emissions. The province put…Read More