Canada Fossil Fuels

Alberta's New Climate Plan Is Historic, But It's Not Enough

Cameron Fenton | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Alberta
Cameron Fenton

Emissions targets were the kind of policy that we needed in the tar sands a decade ago, but today the measure of climate leadership isn't a target for what you won't put in the air -- it's legislation that listen to the science and keeps fossil fuels in the ground.

More Science Stacks Up Against Canada's Oil Industry

CBC | Posted 03.09.2015 | Canada Business

Most of the Earth's fossil fuels will have to be left in the ground if the world is to avoid catastrophic global warming, according to a new study pu...

Give Us an Energy Plan With Stamina

David Suzuki | Posted 12.10.2012 | Canada Politics
David Suzuki

A large part of Canada's problem is that we are increasing our fossil-fueled ambitions at breakneck speed in the absence of a long-term national energy strategy. No one seems to know where we're going, but the end of the road is looming, and it might lead to a steep drop.

Canada, Time to Kick Our Coal Addiction

David Suzuki | Posted 05.21.2012 | Canada Politics
David Suzuki

More than anything else, coal fueled the Industrial Revolution in the 18th century. It was, and still is, plentiful and cheap. It's also always been relatively easy to get at, especially if you don't mind sending kids into mines, endangering the lives of miners, or blasting the tops off mountains.

Size Isn't Everything, Baby: The New, Small "Green" Nuclear Reactor

John Brian Shannon | Posted 05.09.2012 | Canada
John Brian Shannon

New hope for the nuclear power industry has arrived in the form of a brand-new nuclear power plant design -- known as small scale "modular" nuclear reactor, which is a profoundly better answer to the ultra-costly retrofitting of very old and large nuclear plants -- and long overdue for most of the world's reactors.