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Jul 31, 2018

Reconciling energy and Indigenous rights

David Suzuki
Most of Canada's fossil-fuelled energy policies are on a collision course with reconciliation. Shifting to renewable energy would be a win for the environment, climate, economy, and Indigenous rights.
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Nov 14, 2017
Photo: Emma Gilchrist, DeSmog Canada/Flickr

Site C exposes economic folly of flooding farmland

David Suzuki
A long-held belief that big hydro projects are the most economically sustainable energy options is fast losing support as renewable energy costs plummet and projects multiply worldwide.
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Nov 7, 2017
Melina Laboucan-Massimo. Image: Melina Laboucan-Massimo/Facebook

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.
Blog
Jul 12, 2016
Photo: Ralph Arvesen/flickr

The future of hydro in a warming world

David Suzuki
Ironically, although hydropower is seen as an energy source that helps slow global warming, in many areas its viability is threatened by climate change.
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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.
Blog
Jun 9, 2016
Image: Flickr/N A I T

We can build a climate plan that works for workers

James Hutt
By tackling inequity and creating good, unionized jobs, a climate strategy could represent a giant leap forward for the labour movement -- but only if we force politicians to act.
Blog
Apr 26, 2016
The Leap Manifesto

Misunderstanding the Leap, critics fall flat

Christopher Majka
The Leap Manifesto presents a transformative political vision to address the defining social, economic, political and environmental issues of our times. Why have some critics failed to understand it?
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Mar 1, 2016
Photo: Yutaka Seki/flickr

Will cap-and-trade slow climate change?

David Suzuki
To keep most fossil fuels in the ground - as science says we must - we need a variety of strategies. Cap-and-trade helps reduce emissions and generates money for other ways to address climate change.
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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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