Climate Change

Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics Underscore Need for Transit Transformation

Road closures and designated traffic lanes, plus 250,000 Olympics visitors in Vancouver spell massive reshuffling for commuters this month and next. Fifty-thousand motor vehicles cross the Cambie...

Mayor Robertson's Copenhagen Tweets Paint Picture of Missing National Leadership: At the Canadian Table, No One Was Home

On December 15, Mayor Gregor Robertson had just attended the Copenhagen 15 opening plenary session. "Nobody's at the Canada table," he wrote in a Tweet. "Tragic."

Assessing the United Nations COP15 Copenhagen Climate Change Talks

Millions of people worldwide rooted for the success of the 2009 U.N. Climate Change talks in Copehagen (COP15), which ended yesterday. Did the forum finish with a fizzle? Did anything positive come...

PowerUp Canada's Vlog Wrap up of a Disappointing Copenhagen Accord

Did our government truly represent us in Copenhagen?

Citizens of the World Push Leaders to Action On Climate Change

Today, I received an email with news of a global petition addressed to all the world's leaders in Copenhagen, which calls for strong action to curb human induced climate change. I am inspired that...

David Suzuki: Copenhagen Climate Change Talks and What We Really Need

David Suzuki speaks passionately and convincingly about the two fundamental and fixable problems hampering progress in Copenhagen. Watch him in a live interview today with CBC. http://www.cbc.ca/video

Suzuki’s ‘Legacy Lecture’ Far From His Last

David Suzuki's Legacy Lecture proposes that economics is a figment of the human imagination, and must not be elevated above the biosphere.

Copenhagen Climate Change Conference: 'Fourteen Days to Seal History's Judgment on This Generation'

This editorial calling for action from world leaders on climate change is being published today by 56 newspapers around the world in 20 languages. Today and tomorrow, 56 newspapers in 45 countries tak

Al Gore Picks Up Where He Left Off With "Our Choice"

In this much talked about new book, Al Gore (co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 and former US Vice Prez) illuminates the known solutions to the climate crisis and describes a...

Anita Burke "It is too easy to blame the corporations and the media."

The Resilient Cities Conference brought together big names from all sectors to discuss sustainability imperatives. Anita M. Burke, former advisor to Shell International and founder of the Catalyst...