Kevin Grandia

Kevin is the President of Spake Media House Inc. a consulting firm that brings online power to non-profits, campaigners and advocacy groups. Named a "Green Hero" by Rolling Stone Magazine  and one of the "Top 50 Tweeters"  on climate change and environment issues, Kevin has appeared in major news media outlets around the world for his work on digital campaigning.  He is formerly the Director of Online Strategy at Greenpeace USA and has been writing on climate change and other pressing social issues for more than seven years. For five years he was the managing editor of DeSmogBlog.com that in 2011 was named one of the top 25 blogs in the world by Time Magazine. He recently helped launch and is a contributor to DeSmog Canada.

Who exactly is crazy here, Mr. Harper?

Here in Lima, Peru at the United Nations climate change talks, I am watching negotiators from impacted countries like the Philippines working earnestly on a new agreement to reduce global climate...

Community Comes Together After Violent Act Leaves Family Homeless

Imagine waking up at 1am to your house on fire and the sound of your mother being beaten. That is exactly what happened to two children less than a week ago in Langley, when their father broke...

New Survey Finds Canadian Financial Giants Not Adequately Addressing Climate Change Risks

Is your pension fund or insurance company a leader or laggard when it comes to avoiding risky bets on the future impacts of climate change? A new survey finds that major Canadian institutional...

Carbon capture and storage is King Coal's pipe-dream

A new study released today at the UN climate conference underway in Warsaw, Poland finds that new coal plants cannot be built if we are to keep global warming below the 2° Celsius threshold. That is...

Defend Our Climate rallies underway across Canada

Communities across Canada are organizing rallies today to send a message to Ottawa about climate change.

Will Harper straighten up at the climate table?

With another round of international climate negotiations opening this week in Warsaw, Poland, and a new poll finding Canadians wanting leadership on the issue, Stephen Harper and his Conservative...

Big Bucks for Foreign Oil or a Safe & Stable Future for Canada?

Just this morning, BC Premier Christy Clark and Alberta Premier Allison Redford have announced that they have penned a deal to ram a pipeline from Northern Alberta's oil sands fields to the...

Justin Trudeau contracts 'Zombie-like' virus

A possible depiction of what Trudeau will look like if the virus runs its course.

New Study: Kochs Could Make $100 Billion on Keystone XL Pipeline Deal

A new study released today concludes that Koch Industries and its subsidiaries stand to make as much as $100 billion in profits if the controversial Keystone XL pipeline is given the go-ahead by U.S...

Greenpeace Comes "Home" to Protest a Short-Sighted Pipeline Project

Members of Greenpeace were back in Vancouver today where the famed (infamous?) organization started more than 40 years ago as a small ragtag group of people trying to stop nuclear testing in the...