Posted on December 29, 2014
1) It is historic. John Kerry was right to use the phrase in his New York Times oped announcing the deal: for the first time a developing nation has agreed to eventually limit its emissions, which has become a necessity for advancing international climate negotiations.
Posted on December 28, 2014
Pontiff hopes to inspire action at next year’s UN meeting in Paris in December after visits to Philippines and New York
Posted on December 05, 2014
New Compact of States and Regions launches emissions reporting for sub-national governments
Signing ceremony on Tuesday, December 9 at 1pm in Lima, Peru
Leading sub-national governments from around the world are stepping up their efforts to address climate change by joining a new Compact of States and Regions. As signatories to the Compact, they will commit to providing an annual account of their greenhouse gas emission targets and reporting progress towards these targets.
Posted on December 02, 2014
No Carbon Nation – pathways to sustainable energy
Vancouver, British Columbia - The conceptual framework for climate action is straightforward and applies to all jurisdictions around the world. However, in order to coordinate effective action, and gain political support for it, it’s important that people everywhere be clear on that framework. This is one of the main ideas behind No Carbon Nation: pathways to sustainable energy, an independent documentary released on the internet today.
Posted on September 24, 2014
I went to the people's climate march in New York last week to experience something bigger than anything possible in Cowichan - 300,000 people in the biggest march in history for action on climate change.
Posted on September 21, 2014
Activists from across the United States and Canada come together to call for a moratorium on dangerous, polluting tar sands expansion projects
Posted on September 13, 2014
As coal-fired plants have vanished from its landscape, renewable energy has taken off in a big way in Ontario, Canada’s most populous province.