Canada Climate Change

There's No Better Time To Fight Climate Change Than Now

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 11.30.2015 | Canada

Turn up your speakers and get comfy: you're going to want to watch all of this

B.C. Will Fail To Meet Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets: Report

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"Christy Clark, rather than going triumphant to Paris as a climate leader, will be going as a climate failure."

Don't Tell Alberta Ranchers Climate Change Isn't Real

The Tyee | Ed Struzik | Posted 11.26.2015 | Canada Alberta

The push to make Alberta’s cattle ranges drought-resistant.

5 Things To Know About The Ministers' Meeting

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2015 | Canada Politics

For the first time in nearly seven years, federal, provincial and territorial leaders are getting together.

More Snow, Less Lobster Meat: Climate Change Hits Atlantic Canada

The Tyee | Joshua Rapp Learn | Posted 11.17.2015 | Canada

"Seabirds are disappearing: puffins, murres, guillemot, and northern gannets."

Floods In Canada Are Going To Get Uglier

The Tyee | Ed Struzik | Posted 11.17.2015 | Canada Alberta

Two years after Calgary’s great flood, what is being done to prepare for the next one?

'Canada Needs To Become A World Leader On Climate Change:' Notley

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada Alberta

"Ignoring climate change is no way to develop the energy industry."

Canadians Just Aren't That Worried About Climate Change

CP | Posted 11.05.2015 | Canada Politics

A new global survey suggests Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will have a fine line to walk at an upcoming international conference in Paris.

Trudeau Puts Big Green Light On Promised Climate Change Agenda

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2015 | Canada Politics

Catherine McKenna, an international lawyer with an eye-popping resume, was named the new minister of "environment and climate change" Wednesday.

Canada's 'Fair Share' On Climate Financing Is $4B A Year: Group

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.23.2015 | Canada Politics

The startling appeal comes out of a meeting of developing countries this week in Bonn, Germany, ahead of a United Nations climate summit later this year in Paris.

Pamela Anderson Says She Wouldn't Vote For Harper

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.19.2015 | Canada Politics

The former Baywatch star can't vote, but says she hopes citizens will consider climate change the No. 1 issue when they go to the polls

Obama Disses Politicians Who Think Climate Change Is A 'Joke'

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann lum | Posted 09.02.2015 | Canada Politics

Waitaminute. Was that a swipe at Canada?

Alberta's New Climate Change Panel Includes Enbridge Exec

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 08.14.2015 | Canada Alberta

Alberta unveils newly appointed five-person panel, including reps with links to two major Canadian energy companies.

Why Canadians Have Ignored Climate Change

Nick Fillmore | Posted 07.26.2015 | Canada Impact
Nick Fillmore

Reflecting back, given the seriousness of the crisis as it is now being described internationally, it is difficult to understand how Toronto's protests and climate talks were allowed to be so meaningless. These weaknesses, plus deplorable reporting by mainstream media, are responsible for millions of Canadians being poorly informed and not taking the threat of potentially disastrous climate change seriously.

If The Pope Gets Climate Change, Why Can't B.C.?

Raffi Cavoukian | Posted 07.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Raffi Cavoukian

Forget the dirty money "jobs and billions" dreams Premier Christy Clark and her cabinet cronies sell. Their sleight of hand is clumsy, bad for B.C., bad for our planet and the children to come.

Aglukkaq: Best Enviro-Friendly Budget Ever

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.22.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - No previous federal budget has ever done more for the environment than the one delivered this week by the Conservative government, according ...

Zi-Ann Lum

Elizabeth May Calls New Budget 'Anti-Environmental' | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 04.22.2015 | Canada Politics

“There’s nothing here that suggests anything visionary or comprehensive or actually strategic,” says Green party leader.

Canada Greenhouse Gas Emissions Continue Climb: Report

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The latest emissions inventory from Environment Canada shows the country's overall greenhouse gas output climbed 1.5 per cent between 2012 an...

Climate Karma Hits Home In B.C.

Eoin Madden | Posted 06.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Eoin Madden

April brought a fresh new proclamation for B.C.: get out and see the glaciers before they are forever confined to history.

Tories Claim 'Exemplary Record' Of Environmental Performance

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.14.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government is moving to embrace provincial climate change actions even as it distances itself from carbon-pricing policies that wi...

Tories Prod Provinces After Missing UN Deadline

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.12.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Having missed a March 31 deadline to submit greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets to the United Nations, the Harper government is proddi...

Up To 80% Of Western Canada's Glaciers Could Melt Away By Next Century: Study

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"This is not a trivial amount."

It's Time Canada Lived Up to Its Climate Commitments

Joe Gunn | Posted 06.01.2015 | Canada Politics
Joe Gunn

By the end of March, Ottawa should have announced its plan to contribute to global efforts to reduce carbon pollution. Yet, silence reigned in the Great White North. That favourite stalling tactic of Canadian negotiators that says we won't reduce our emissions if others refuse to act simply doesn't hold when others have indeed kept their promises.

Generation Gap Widens As Millennials Take Lead On Climate Change

The Tyee | Geoff Dembicki | Posted 03.28.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"It's logical, simple and economic."

Canada Needs To Admit It Has No Climate Change Reviews, Plans or Policy

Cameron Fenton | Posted 04.28.2015 | Canada Politics
Cameron Fenton

The bottom-line is that Canada needs to get serious about climate change, and that starts with acknowledging that the emperor has no clothes. It's a reality made even more glaring by recent United States Environmental Protection Agency report that found that the Keystone XL pipeline would have a significant impact on carbon emissions from tar sands expansion. With the NEB application period closing on March 3 and hundreds of people across Canada already having applied asking to speak on climate, the NEB could choose to buck from Harper's agenda and include climate change in the review.