Climate Change Canada

A River In Canada Just Disappeared Because Of A Melting Glacier

CP | Seth Borenstein, The Associated Press | Posted 04.18.2017 | Canada


Watch Earth's Temperature Rise In Anxiety-Inducing NASA Video

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 01.24.2017 | Canada

“The ongoing long-term warming trend is clear."

Business Leaders Push Trudeau For 'Bold Leadership' On Climate

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.24.2016 | Canada Business

"Canada has a history of taking far-sighted policy actions to capitalize on the opportunities...."

Liberals Plan To Phase Out Coal Power By 2030

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.21.2016 | Canada Politics

The government wants 90 per cent of Canada's electricity to come from sustainable sources by then.

3 Ways Politics Mattered This Week

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.10.2017 | Canada Politics

"In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes."

Most Canadians Think Taxing Polluters Is A Good Idea: Poll

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 04.07.2016 | Canada Politics

Ah, but there's a catch to that support.

First Ministers Did More At Climate Change Meeting Than Just Show Up

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.05.2017 | Canada Politics

Canada's first ministers emerged from two days of talks this week with an agreement on a plan to develop a framework for climate policy action.

Hottest Year Ever Record Didn't Apply To Canada In 2015

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.20.2017 | Canada

Call it cold comfort.

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.

Climate Change Means Rocky Patches Ahead On Canadian Ski Hills

The Tyee | Joshua Rapp Learn | Posted 11.30.2015 | Canada British Columbia

How climate change is changing the business and lifestyle of skiing in Canada.

Neil Young Says 'Canada Is Back,' Praises Notley On Carbon Tax

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Alberta

Young also wished Justin Trudeau and his government all the best.

Althia Raj

Trudeau To Show That ‘Canada Is Back' At Paris Climate Meeting | Althia Raj | Posted 11.23.2015 | Canada Politics

"The government has changed."

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?

NEB Changes Tune, May Consider Emissions In Pipeline Decisions

CBC | Posted 11.14.2016 | Canada Business

Canada's national energy regulator has made it abundantly clear that it doesn't want to get involved in climate change discussions when evaluating maj...

Joshua Ostroff

Leap Manifesto: 'The Future We Want Isn't On The Ballot' | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 09.25.2015 | Canada Politics

"We live in a historic moment, one that demands audacity, ambition and courage."

People Power Is Forcing Climate Change on the Election Trail

Cameron Fenton | Posted 09.12.2016 | Canada Politics
Cameron Fenton

In the midst of this early election storm, people across Canada started crashing campaign events of all the major political party leaders. Over the past seven weeks, the sight of community groups interrupting party leaders to demand answers on climate has become commonplace. People, and not just activists, across Canada and around the world understand that action on climate change means leaving fossil fuels in the ground. What we need now is for politicians to demonstrate that they understand this, and as we enter the second half of this election campaign we need people power to push them to make it happen.

CEO Of Oilsands Giant Wants Canada To Get Tough On Climate Change

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2016 | Canada Alberta

"Doing nothing is not an option we can choose."

Oilsands Are Dying, Canada Should Become Food Superpower: Rubin

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada Business

When it comes to the Harper government’s newly announced carbon emissions targets, Jeff Rubin doesn’t mince words. “It’s a greenwash,” th...

Ontario's Opposition Parties Failing to Push Liberals on Climate Solutions

Mike Schreiner | Posted 05.23.2015 | Canada Politics
Mike Schreiner

The risks and costs associated with climate change are already mounting--ice storms, severe flooding, crop losses, damage to critical infrastructure, $3.2 billion in extreme weather related Canadian insurance costs in 2013 alone. Yet, the climate crisis is rarely talked about at Queen's Park. The lone exception is Ontario's Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller, who has stirred up controversy with reports pointing out that Ontario has no plan to meet its 2020 or 2050 greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets.

Bloomberg's Solution To Keystone Won't Be Music To Harper's Ears

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.25.2015 | Canada Business

Business magnate and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg has proposed a solution to the Keystone XL pipeline impasse — but it likely won’t be ...

Alberta Wetlands In Serious Trouble

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.29.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - New research suggests that climate change is threatening to turn Alberta's huge northern wetlands into vast expanses of bush and shrub, alt...

Canada's Climate Inaction Leaves It 'Isolated' Ahead Of UN Conference

CBC | Emily Chung, CBC News | Posted 01.31.2015 | Canada Politics

Canada is looking "increasingly isolated" as former climate policy laggards such as the U.S. and China take action to tackle climate change, policy ex...

This Has Most Canadians 'Extremely' Concerned About Their Children

CBC | Posted 01.28.2015 | Canada

A new Environics poll suggests a majority of Canadians worry about climate change and how it will affect their children and grandchildren. The surve...

What the US-China Climate Deal Means for Tar Sands

Cameron Fenton | Posted 01.13.2015 | Canada Politics
Cameron Fenton

The climate deal between the US and China is a historic moment. It's not enough to match the scale of the climate crisis, but it's implications for extreme energy projects like Canada's tar sands are major. Here are five reasons why. In announcing their climate deal, the US and China committed to "the longer range effort to transition to low-carbon economies, mindful of the global temperature goal of 2℃," referencing the ceiling for warming agreed upon at the Copenhagen climate talks in 2009.

Climate Change Is Doing Weird Things To Fish

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.10.2014 | Canada Business

A study has produced the strongest evidence yet that climate change is forcing hundreds of valuable fish species toward the poles.The paper, published...