Global warming

Adventure in the melting Arctic: Vancouver-based team to row the Northwest Passage

At the Tuesday race at Deep Cove, the team rowed about 11 km/hour. In the Arctic, they could average about 3 km/hour. They will row 24/7 through the endless days, probably in four hour shifts.

Port of Metro Vancouver breaks promise to youth

Last February, the Port of Metro Vancouver promised Kids for Climate Action a forum for a full debate on the Surrey-Fraser coal terminal proposal. Did they deliver?

We don’t need to care about the environment

You don't actually need to like trees to realise they provide vital services to help us survive.

Polluting the three most important things in life

I’m visiting China for the first time this week, and the scale of the pollution has really shocked me.

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...

Post Carbon Pathways: how to dodge a climate change bullet

We know what we need to do to solve climate change. This report launched last week aims to start building a pathway to get there.

Dealing with climate change denial, Australian-style

What happens when a climate denier starts trying to shout his point at an Australian climate report launch?

Crash Diets and Carbon Detoxes: Irreversible Climate Change

Much of the changes humans are causing in our atmosphere today will be largely irreversible for the rest of the millennium.

Climate changes before I retire

This is no longer about the pollution and climate you’re leaving your children. This is about the choices we face today and the consequences for our planet’s liveability before I retire.

What’s in a standard deviation?

We are causing changes to happen so quickly in the earth’s atmosphere that something that would have taken over 11,000 years has just happened in the last 100.