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High hopes

Cartoons   |   April 29, 2021

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Canada plans to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 40 to 45 per cent of 2005 levels within the next decade, ramping up earlier promises without yet having laid out a path to get there.

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Canada announces goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by up to 45 per cent by 2030

In the News   |   April 23, 2021

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Canada told world leaders Thursday it plans to slash its greenhouse gas emissions by 40 to 45 per cent of 2005 levels within the next decade, ramping up its earlier promises without yet having a... read more

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How Ottawa’s program for retrofitting homes showed what’s missing from Canadian climate policy

In the News   |   April 8, 2021

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Something was missing when the federal government announced funding to help Canadians retrofit their homes as part of its fall economic statement late last year. Promised grants of up to $5,000 per household, at a... read more

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Canada’s carbon tax is constitutional, Supreme Court rules

In the News   |   March 25, 2021

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The federal government has the right to impose minimum carbon-pricing standards on the provinces, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled March 25 in upholding the centrepiece of the Liberals’ climate change plan. In a 6-3... read more

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Alberta seeks billions in federal funding for carbon capture projects

In the News   |   March 8, 2021

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Alberta is asking Ottawa to commit to $30-billion in spending or tax incentives over the next decade to spur the building of large-scale industrial carbon capture projects. The provincial government says for Canada to meet... read more

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In the race to clean dirty industries, these new technologies give hope for a low-carbon future

In the News   |   March 1, 2021

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Of all the commodities that build and power civilization, only two – oil and coal – are set for output declines in the next decades as global warming threatens to turn Earth into planetary toast.... read more

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Trudeau, Biden pledge to create continental alliance to tackle climate change

In the News   |   February 24, 2021

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Justin Trudeau and Joe Biden will unveil more aggressive targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions within the next two months as they forge a North American alliance to battle climate change. And Mr. Biden is... read more

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How the U.S. election result will shape Canadian climate policy

In the News   |   November 4, 2020

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Once the votes have been counted, Americans will either have elected a new president with by far the most ambitious climate-change plan of anyone who has held the office, or re-elected a climate-change denier. Never... read more

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Ottawa’s climate-change policies fail to protect First Nations against food scarcity: study

In the News   |   October 22, 2020

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Federal climate-change policies have largely ignored the effects of global warming on First Nations’ access to traditional food, leaving Indigenous people increasingly vulnerable to food shortages and related health problems, according to an 18-month study... read more

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Scientists tally nitrogen threat to climate

In the News   |   October 9, 2020

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Human activity, primarily through the use of industrial fertilizers, has nearly doubled the world’s atmospheric concentration of nitrous oxide and made the gas a more significant contributor to global warming than previously thought, an international... read more

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Youth argue in lawsuit that courts must force Ottawa to take climate action

In the News   |   October 2, 2020

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A group of Canadian children and youth told a Federal Court judge on Wednesday that the courts need to take control of the federal government’s fight against climate change. The group – 15 people between... read more

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Climate change leaves the Rhine, Danube and Europe’s other commercial arteries in danger of running dry

In the News   |   September 28, 2020

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Low water threatens to cut off waterways more often, and less predictably, than ever before – and the alternatives to river shipping are potentially even worse for emissions In the late summer of 2018, Ben... read more

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Arguments that federal carbon pricing encroaches on provincial powers met with skepticism at Supreme Court

In the News   |   September 23, 2020

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Provincial governments arguing that the centrepiece of Ottawa’s plan to combat climate change intrudes on their powers met a wall of skepticism at the Supreme Court of Canada on Tuesday. Federal law sets minimum national... read more

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How a bison herd is bringing hope to a Saskatchewan First Nation

In the News   |   August 28, 2020

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The stately creatures that once roamed the prairies were initially bought as food security during the pandemic, but now are reconnecting community members with their past. Alongside a dirt road in Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation, community... read more

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Majority of polar bear populations on course to vanish by end of century

In the News   |   July 21, 2020

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As climate change disproportionately warms the Arctic, the future looks increasingly bleak for one of the region’s most iconic species, an international team of researchers has found. Specifically, if greenhouse gas emissions remain unchecked, “then... read more

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