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Barry Saxifrage

Barry Saxifrage researches, charts and writes about the latest climate change information for the Vancouver Observer and other publications. Much of his work can be found on his website, Visual Carbon.

Four charts reveal gigantic climate impact from proposed Kinder Morgan mega-pipeline

Trying to sweep billions of tonnes of climate pollution under the rug requires ever more extreme measures.

Climate fail. Surging fossil fuels are leaving renewable energy far, far behind.

The climate implications are growing so dire that even major fossil fuel companies are starting to call for a price on carbon.

Fracking in America kills off clean energy, leading to higher emissions: EIA report

US government says that higher natural gas production leads to higher CO2 emissions.

BP calls for global carbon price to avoid the "worst impacts of climate change"

Preserving a safe climate is "increasingly unlikely" without a major shift in climate policies.

Stuck on climate broil: ratio of fossil fuels to renewables unchanged in twenty five years. Now what?

Climate battle being lost as renewable energy fails to dent fossil fuel dominance.

US State Dept expects massive climate failure from President Obama, America and world

Secretary Kerry says US is "committed to doing its part" to fight climate crisis, but his own department's report expects only failure.

Back to square one for Keystone XL decision as major error uncovered in State Dept report

Is approving Keystone XL compatible with America's climate goals? Amazingly the latest US State Dept report didn't bother to find out.

Tar Secret #6: Oilsands pay one dime per barrel for their climate pollution

BC charges its oil and gas industry thirty times more.

Unconventional oil and gas will fry climate: ExxonMobil report

Here's the "devastating" climate reality they left out...