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Nov 7, 2017
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New economy trailblazer: Melina Laboucan-Massimo

Richard Thompson
On the day U.N. climate talks begin in Bonn, KAIROS Canada launches a new blog series called New Economy Trailblazers showcasing leaders in the transition to a clean energy economy.
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Oct 12, 2016
Image: Wikimedia Commons/Eric Kounce

We can't dig our way out of the fossil fuels pit

David Suzuki
Most governments have committed to the Paris Agreement's goal of limiting global warming to two degrees above pre-industrial levels, with an aspirational goal of 1.5 degrees. We're nearing the latter.
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Jun 28, 2016
Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/flickr

Broken records define the climate crisis

David Suzuki
Despite overwhelming evidence for human-caused climate change, the fossil fuel industry continues to employ organizations to fool followers into believing the problem doesn't exist or isn't serious.
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May 3, 2016
Image: Flickr/350.org

Divest from damage and invest in a healthier future

David Suzuki
Banks and advisers are warning clients about the dangers of fossil-fuel-related portfolios, noting climate agreements, government regulations, reduced demand and market volatility make them risky.
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Feb 16, 2016

Energy storage gives renewables a jump-start

David Suzuki
Batteries and other energy storage methods, along with power-grid improvements, make renewables competitive with fossil fuels and nuclear power -- and often more reliable, efficient and affordable.
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Feb 2, 2016

Solar: A brilliant way to get energy

David Suzuki
Every hour, the sun bathes the Earth with enough energy to supply our needs for more than a year. There's no reason we can't harness more of it to cut back on polluting, climate-altering fossil fuels.
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Oct 13, 2015

Vote should be about values that make Canada great

David Suzuki
In this long election, we must demand more from those who hope to govern us. We need to ensure that this election is decided on real issues that affect all Canadians and not on pointless distractions.
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Oct 7, 2015

When Volkswagen gives you lemons, make lemonade

Hugh Mackenzie
We need to take this episode as a wake-up call -- as a springboard for fundamentally rethinking the way corporations operate, re-balancing private versus public interests in our regulatory system.
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Jul 21, 2015
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Premiers' energy strategy doesn't go far enough

David Suzuki
It's refreshing to see premiers recognizing the need to address climate change through conservation, efficiency and clean technology, but we need a greater shift to keep problems from getting worse.
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Feb 17, 2015
Photo:  Luka Tomac/Friends of the Earth International/flickr

Speaking truth gives youth great power

David Suzuki
Young environmental champions share a commitment to their communities and to the world. They know that young people have the power to rally others to create positive change.
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Feb 17, 2015

Will Nova Scotia implement a carbon tax?

Brendan Haley
There is discussion in Nova Scotia about the possibility of the government introducing a carbon tax in the next budget. Here are some ideas for how to approach a carbon tax policy in the province.

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