Climate Change

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...

Defend Our Climate rallies underway across Canada

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

UBC Students Prepare for Saturday's Climate Rally

UBC Forestry student Cohen Hocking takes hope from how quickly his parents changed their mind on climate and pipelines. "I'm hopeful that broad change can happen fast," he said.

Why UN climate talks are doomed to fail

The UN is an incremental bureaucracy. This is exactly why the UN climate talks as they are now are doomed to fail.