The human-caused, rapid rise in CO2 levels is having marked effects on terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecosystems. These effects are complex and go beyond weather disasters.
As world leaders prepare for the December UN climate meeting in Paris, Canadians must impress upon all those who hope to govern us after October 19 the importance of making a positive contribution.
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.
It's easy for governments and industry to prioritize corporate profits and short-term gain over the best interests of complacent citizens. But when enough people demand action change starts happening.
Fossil fuels are now being extracted with more unconventional and more dangerous techniques. A new film looks at the rise of extreme energy and envisages the path towards a post-growth economy.
Global warming is real and happening right now. Get informed and take action! Check out this week's blogs roundup for posts on climate change among other things happening in Canadian politics.
Eliminating fossil fuel energy will cut dangerous pollution, create new economic opportunities and ensure resources are available for wiser applications.
The Pope joins a diverse global chorus of people calling for changes in our destructive lifestyle to confront crises such as climate change and the ever-growing gap between poor and rich.
While the recent G7 commitment to "decarbonization" by 2100 is a positive step, accelerated melting of the Arctic suggests a need to step up the transition to a sustainable energy future.
Election results in Alberta and P.E.I., decisions involving B.C. First Nations and the growing fossil fuel divestment movement show that change is possible.