Bill Mckibben

Justin Trudeau A 'Stunning Hypocrite,' Top Environmentalist Says

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.18.2017 | Canada Politics

McKibben urged Trudeau’s gushing fans to “stop swooning” over the prime minister, whom he called a “disaster for the planet.”

Anti-Oil Activists Never Think Of The People Who Get Hurt

Cody Battershill | Posted 01.27.2017 | Canada Alberta
Cody Battershill

I haven't noticed many of these wealthy film idols advocating for poor people who can't even pay for the most basic, reliable oil-based technologies. Cutting off affordable petroleum-based resources isn't just frivolous; it's harmful to the most vulnerable people in society.

How Harper's Old Schoolmate Helped Kill Keystone XL

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.07.2016 | Canada Politics

Vermont environmentalist Bill McKibben spent his elementary-school years in Toronto, during his father's posting as a business journalist.

Canada Can No Longer Be 'Rogue Nation On Climate Change': McKibben

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 02.25.2015 | Canada Politics

"If we're to deal with climate change, the tar sands need to stay in the ground, full stop."

Every Single Creature on Earth Has a Role to Play

Sangita Iyer | Posted 10.14.2013 | Canada Impact
Sangita Iyer

Why aren't other sentient beings receiving the same respect as humans? You see, every single creature on the planet has a role to play, but just because humans don't see the intrinsic characteristics, they tend to treat the other creatures with disregard.

The Climate Change Dilemma for Investors

Sangita Iyer | Posted 10.04.2013 | Canada
Sangita Iyer

In this sequel to my previous article, I shed light on some of the recent divestment decisions by European banks, sending a stern message to the fossi...

The Gloves are Off in the Youth Climate Change Fight

Cameron Fenton | Posted 03.04.2013 | Canada
Cameron Fenton

History will remember 2012 as the year the climate changed. That means that 2013 needs to be the year that we bring the warming back home. That's why the Canadian Youth Climate Coalition is taking a leap of faith and leaving charitable status behind. We need to take the gloves off when it comes to this fight.

What's the Fracking Problem with Natural Gas?

David Suzuki | Posted 11.12.2012 | Canada
David Suzuki

Some people have argued that natural gas could be a "bridging" fuel while we work on expanding renewable energy development. If we want to address global warming, along with the other environmental problems associated with our continued rush to burn our precious fossil fuels as quickly as possible, we must learn to use our resources more wisely, kick our addiction, and quickly start turning to sources of energy that have fewer negative impacts.

Obama's New Campaign Adviser Was A Pipeline Lobbyist

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.24.2011 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama's hiring of a one-time lobbyist for TransCanada's controversial Keystone XL pipeline has fanned the flames of...

A Line in the Oil Sands

Rick J. Smith | Posted 11.29.2011 | Canada
Rick J. Smith

If you stroll by Parliament Hill today, or turn on the news, you're likely to see a large group of people protesting the tar sands. Some of these peop...

Stars Speak Out Against Oil Sands

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.19.2011 | Canada

WASHINGTON - With the U.S. State Department expected to release within days its final environmental analysis of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline, en...