Carbon Dioxide Emissions

What's So Special About 2 Degrees Celsius?

Blair King | Posted 12.02.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Blair King

We keep hearing about the need to keep global climate change below a target of two degrees Celsius. However, few people know where this comes from. The reason for this is that the target is one of the most deliberately muddied topics in the climate change debate -- not a scientific number, but a political one.

Obama Cools the Planet, But Puts Heat on Ottawa

Joe Gunn | Posted 08.03.2014 | Canada Politics
Joe Gunn

Canada, which has pulled out of the Kyoto Accord and has refused in 2013 to ante up the $400-million contribution to the UN's Green Fund (which we had provided to underdeveloped countries in each of the previous three years) appears to be increasingly offside with the global effort.

About That Chinese "Breakthrough" on Carbon Emissions...

Kenneth P. Green | Posted 07.24.2013 | Canada Impact
Kenneth P. Green

Will environmentalists be consistent in their treatment of emission intensity targets now that China has embraced them? Or will they simply forget what they've said in the past about such targets and hold China up for adulation to preserve the "China has taken a key step" rhetoric that would enable global carbon controls?

U.S. Energy Secretary Candidate Wants Higher Energy Costs

Kenneth P. Green | Posted 05.26.2013 | Canada Politics
Kenneth P. Green

As Joel Gehrke at the Washington Examiner reports, President Obama's proposed Secretary of Energy for his second term, MIT physicist Ernest Moniz, gav...

Who Emits The Most CO2?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.21.2012 | Canada

Which country emits the most carbon dioxide? With climate change a massive political, environmental and business issue it's worth taking a look at who...