fossil fuels

EARTHx: Empowering People for Our Planet and Our Future

As a physician for nearly 40 years, Pender Islander Dr. Peter Carter did his best to save lives and help heal thousands of patients. But it wasn’t until he retired and became a full-time climate...

Province slammed from Sea to Sky over 'rubber stamp' of LNG

One B.C. citizen is infuriated at the province's rubber-stamping liquefied natural gas projects - and a warped environmental assessment process.

Fossil fuels bite the dust as demand nosedives

Conventional fossil fuel industry predictions fail to see accelerating moves towards full decarbonisation of the global economy.
Prime Minister Harper at the G7 Summit. CP Photo

Energy experts take issue with Harper's G7 carbon pledge

Environmental academics question the value of Harper's commitment to go carbon-free after years of federal climate change failures.

Failure not an option for climate movement

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

Facing the consequences of inaction on climate change

We have a choice. Our future does not need to be fuelled by fossil fuels and ravaged by drought, disease, storms and famine.

You can’t negotiate with physics

Bickering over whether we should be preparing for 3C or 4C of warming is like fighting over what size bucket to fight the fire with while the house burns down – it’s missing the point.

Australian Climate Commission states the obvious: fossil fuels must remain in the ground

What kills more people in Australia – crocodiles or heatwaves? If you said death by heatwave, you’re correct.

Vegetarianism and climate change

We can no longer keep asking people to do the right thing which doesn’t work anyway. We need to harness the power of market forces through carbon prices.

Who counts the emissions when you export them?

According to a report released last week by the Sightline Institute, the Pacific Northwest is poised to become a major global carbon export hub for coal, tar sands oil and natural gas.