Dec 11, 2018 / Climate Change

As the climate crisis looms, why does Canadian oil and gas think it can keep expanding?

Expanding oil and gas production is undermining Canada’s ability to be a climate leader. And oil executives are successfully weakening and delaying Canadian climate…Read More

Oct 23, 2018 / Climate Change

Canada's carbon tax announcement is a win for the climate: Provinces can’t opt out of saving the planet

  Canada is now one step closer to having polluters across the country pay for their carbon emissions. In the face of opposition from…Read More

Oct 15, 2018 / Climate Change / Movement Building

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

  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

Sep 25, 2018 / Climate Change / Movement Building

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

  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

Sep 06, 2018 / Climate Change / Movement Building

If you care about climate change you should care about methane

  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

Aug 30, 2018 / Movement Building / Toxics

Good(ish) news! Our case against Alberta’s leaking tailings ponds will be investigated

  First the good news. The three NAFTA countries voted unanimously to allow an investigation to go forward on tar sands tailings ponds leaking…Read More

Aug 08, 2018 / Climate Change

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

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

Jul 31, 2018 / Climate Change

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

  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

Jul 17, 2018 / Climate Change

Provincial opposition to carbon pricing is set to backfire

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 out…Read More

May 31, 2018 / Climate Change / Movement Building / Toxics

5 Reasons Why Alberta Methane Regulations Don’t Cut It

  New analysis shows that Alberta’s draft methane regulations will achieve less than half of Alberta’s methane reduction goal. In fact, as our joint…Read More