Sep 18, 2020 / Climate Change

Will reducing methane from oil and gas be another failed climate commitment?

Unless the federal government strengthens its methane regulations, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s commitment to reduce oil and gas methane emissions may be Canada’s next…Read More


Sep 15, 2020 / Climate Change / Livable Communities / Plastic Pollution / Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics

What is the Speech from the Throne and why is it important?

Our next big opportunity to secure commitments to a Green and Just Recovery in Canada is in the Speech from the Throne on September…Read More


Sep 15, 2020 / Climate Change / Livable Communities

Why building more highways won't make your commute any better

Think back to the last time you were stuck in traffic on a highway. Did you imagine how much faster you could go with…Read More


Sep 11, 2020 / Climate Change

The federal government needs to side with First Nations and not corporate polluters

After a ten-year wait, an investigation by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation clearly validates the charge by Environmental Defence, The Natural Resources Defence Council and…Read More


Sep 10, 2020 / Climate Change

Coal power is on the way out. So why are Canadian coal mines trying to expand?

A lot has happened this month in the world of Canadian coal. Two major coal mine projects had slipped through the cracks of the…Read More


Aug 12, 2020 / Climate Change

Planting trees is no substitute for reducing fossil fuels

In the last election the federal Liberals promised to plant two billion trees, a pledge that upon re-election has become a government commitment. While…Read More


Aug 07, 2020 / Climate Change

Total implosion in the tar sands

Last week, French energy giant Total, one of the world’s largest oil and gas companies, announced that it has withdrawn from the Canadian Association…Read More


Aug 04, 2020 / Climate Change / Movement Building

Is Canada betting on another 4 years of President Trump?

Canadian politicians often insist on the expediency and necessity of aligning our policies with those in the US. But when it comes to COVID-19…Read More


Jul 16, 2020 / Climate Change

Canada’s industrial logging sector is the big climate emitter we don’t talk about

The Canadian boreal forest is an incredible ally in the fight against climate change. In addition to being rich in its diversity of animals…Read More


Jul 14, 2020 / Climate Change

Explaining Hydrogen: Canada’s new emissions free wonder fuel or another big handout to a failing fossil fuel industry?

As the demand for hydrogen fuel starts to grow, the federal and Alberta governments are poised to make critical decisions about the future shape…Read More