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


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Last week, French energy giant Total, one of the world’s largest oil and gas companies, announced that it has withdrawn from the Canadian Association…Read More


Aug 04, 2020 / Climate Change / Movement Building

Is Canada betting on another 4 years of President Trump?

Canadian politicians often insist on the expediency and necessity of aligning our policies with those in the US. But when it comes to COVID-19…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 14, 2020 / Climate Change

Explaining Hydrogen: Canada’s new emissions free wonder fuel or another big handout to a failing fossil fuel industry?

As the demand for hydrogen fuel starts to grow, the federal and Alberta governments are poised to make critical decisions about the future shape…Read More


Jul 13, 2020 / Climate Change / Livable Communities

Ontario's recovery plan may help developers but it won't help you

Premier Ford’s COVID-19 recovery plan is a big developer’s dream. Passing off a transparent repackaging of developers’ wish list as much-needed help in a…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 22, 2020 / Climate Change

Ontario’s Environment Plan is Failing – Again

The Made-In-Ontario Environment Plan is failing, again. This time it’s because the province is failing to reduce how much natural gas it burns. This…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


Jun 03, 2020 / Climate Change

How cleaner vehicles can bring big public health benefits and fight climate change

Public health studies show that people who live near roads and highways are exposed to a harmful amount of air pollution from cars, buses…Read More