Climate Change

Failure not an option for climate movement

Saying the climate movement is a failure and we should give up is not an option.

Harper featured in anti-Keystone XL ad to air during Obama State of the Union speech (UPDATED)

A slick anti-tar-sands-oil TV ad will pump Prime Minister Stephen Harper as a dirty dealer with China for pushing a pipeline that’s bad for American interests. “It’s a sucker punch to America’s...

Stop subsidizing fossil fuels

If fossil fuels were not propped up with government handouts and subsidies they would not be able to compete.

A fiscally responsible carbon budget

Something we should be thinking about for a Fiscally Responsible 2014 is our Carbon Budget.

Unions must defend climate

Without the basics of life, being able to buy more things is meaningless.

The value of radicals

Social change has never come about by sitting down nicely and asking the people with the power to share more, please.

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...

Why did union reps mislead the public in their controversial op-ed on the Fraser Surrey Docks coal terminal proposal?

China doesn't see a future in coal generated electricity and this is reshaping the global market.

Typhoon Haiyan brings flood of emotion as Filipinos confront class issues and climate change

A flood of emotions inundated Filipino Canadians as they watched relatives’ houses being ravaged by the super typhoon Haiyan last week, which has affected an estimated 11 million...

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...