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Pandora's box: dire warnings from world's best climate science
"Widespread" and "unprecedented" changes are already upon us. Failure to act will bring an ever-growing host of miseries.
Mar 25th, 2015
Open letter to President Obama: please veto the Keystone XL pipeline -- for future generations
There is no reason to allow the Keystone XL pipeline to go through, and there are many reasons to not. Vetoing it will be a gesture of support for future generations
Jan 11th, 2015
What to do when the IPCC gets you down
There's only so much end of the world you can take. Here's what you can do about it.
Apr 4th, 2014
A fiscally responsible carbon budget
Something we should be thinking about for a Fiscally Responsible 2014 is our Carbon Budget.
Jan 13th, 2014
Canada’s fossil fuels a risky investment: Global Carbon Budget
What does the global 'carbon budget' mean for Canada? Senior economist with the CCPA Marc Lee explains a significant portion of Canada's carbon reserves will have to remain in the ground.
Oct 31st, 2013
When reality bites
Climate change deniers creating their own reality are actually causing their own worst nightmares to come true.
Sep 27th, 2013
IPCC vs reality: who got it right?
How did the projections from the IPCC 3rd and 4th reports match up against recorded temps for the last decade?
Dec 7th, 2012
Mark Jaccard outlines challenges of climate change action in new book, Deluding Ourselves to Disaster
Jaccard's central question: What is your moral duty as a citizen if independent evidence consistently show your government is not telling the truth and the implications are disastrous?
Feb 10th, 2012
As Americans max out on tar sands, more pipelines head for Vancouver and B.C.
Nov 28th, 2011