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.

New Report: Less than 1-percent of Tar Sands Environmental Infractions Penalized

When it comes to environmental protection, we suck and the whole world is starting to figure it out.

I double-dog dare Harper to ram through Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline now

Even with BC Premier Christy Clark's government firmly rejecting energy giant Enbridge's proposed Northern Gateway pipeline project, there is still an outside chance that Prime Minister...

Climate Bombshell: BC Not Reporting a Whopping 3 million Car's Worth of Climate Pollution

The BC provincial government has been throwing around some big numbers and promises with the planned expansion of natural gas operations, but one large number they are not mentioning is the millions...

Clark's Kinder Morgan Cheerleading is Anti-Business and Pro-Destruction

More tankers, more oil, means more spills. And for Vancouver that is about as anti-business as you can get.

Forget the tech bubble, the carbon bubble could cost trillions

Despite an international agreement to reduce emissions from carbon-intensive sources, oil and coal companies continue to pour hundreds of billions of dollars a year into finding new fossil fuel...

BC election has global energy implications and likely making Harper twitchy

With the third largest proven reserves of oil in the world, and limited means of shipping that oil to foreign markets, the implications of the BC election now reach well beyond provincial borders....

The season of oil spills: a new pipeline burst in Texas

While clean up continues on the Exxon oil spill in Arkansas, another oil pipeline has been reported - this time in Houston, Texas.

Radioactive scuba diving a potential new Aussie destination sport

Ever wanted to see the Great Barrier Reef glowing at night or three-headed fish?

Does Gary Doer know Canada buys $780 million in crude oil from Hugo Chavez every year?

Yesterday, Gary Doer, Canada's Ambassador to the United States, made headlines when he stated that: "If you ask the question: Do you want your oil from (Venezuelan President) Hugo Chavez or (Alberta...

Why Canadians should care about pipeline protests at the White House

This weekend, thousands of people will be out front of Barack Obama's White House to protest the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline -- a 1,879 kilometer length of pipe that will allow oil to be...