Climate Change / Movement Building / Oct 15, 2018

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

Climate Change / Movement Building / Sep 25, 2018

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

Climate Change / Movement Building / Sep 06, 2018

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

Movement Building / Toxics / Aug 30, 2018

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

Climate Change / Aug 08, 2018

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

Climate Change / Jul 31, 2018

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

Climate Change / Jul 17, 2018

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

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

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

Movement Building / Toxics / May 15, 2018

Our case against toxic tailings ponds is in front of NAFTA’s environmental arm right now

We finally may have forced the Canadian government to take its head out of the sand and deal with hazardous waste from the tar…Read More

Climate Change / May 11, 2018

Now all of Canada’s federal parties say they will reach our international climate targets. The question is how.

In a CTV interview last week, Leader of the Opposition Andrew Scheer promised Canadians that his party will develop a detailed and meaningful climate…Read More