Aug 15, 2019 / Climate Change

We can't "take the carbon out of the barrel"

For years in Canada, oil executives and some government officials have put forward a grand vision of Canadian oil that could magically be produced…Read More


Aug 13, 2019 / Climate Change

Everything you wanted to know about carbon pricing but were afraid to ask

As part of the efforts to combat climate change, governments around the world are putting a price on carbon pollution, making polluters pay for…Read More


Jul 31, 2019 / Climate Change

Ontario is paying $700M a year to help burn fossil fuels and accelerate climate change

Despite the escalating impacts of climate change, the practice of handing out public money for fossil fuels is still alive and well in Ontario….Read More


Jul 25, 2019 / Climate Change / Toxics

Why I’m taking the federal government to court, again, for failing to charge Volkswagen for its diesel emission scandal

You’ve probably heard of the “Dieselgate” scandal by now. In short, more than four years ago, news about Volkswagen’s scandal shook the world after…Read More


Jul 09, 2019 / Climate Change

Two top courts say the climate crisis means the federal government has every right to put a price on carbon pollution

Ontario’s and Saskatchewan’s top courts have delivered a strong climate change reality check: a price on carbon pollution is essential, constitutional, and not a…Read More


Jun 27, 2019 / Climate Change

We stopped the oil and gas industry from gutting Canada’s environmental laws!

With the passage of Bill C-69 last week, the federal government has fulfilled its commitment to update the broken environmental assessment regime that has…Read More


Jun 26, 2019 / Climate Change

Why is Premier Ford wasting money on stickers?

Premier Ford is forcing gas station owners in Ontario to put up misleading anti-carbon tax stickers by August 30th. These stickers deliberately hide the…Read More


Jun 13, 2019 / Climate Change

Nine questions you may ask after watching Ontario’s ridiculous carbon tax ads

The government of Ontario’s first anti carbon tax ad depicts panicky Ontarians watching nickels pour out of their vents and gas pumps, while a…Read More


Jun 06, 2019 / Climate Change

Cleaner, cheaper and growing: renewables are ready. Canadian policy isn’t.

I have a bad habit, like many climate activists, of talking a lot about the bright future for clean, renewable energy. The energy of…Read More


May 28, 2019 / Climate Change

Here’s why politicians secretly meeting with oil lobbyists should make us worry

Opposition leader Andrew Scheer and his inner circle are having full-day secret meetings with Canada’s main oil and gas lobby group, the Canadian Association…Read More