62 per cent of Canadians support a moratorium on all fracking for natural gas until all the federal environmental reviews are complete.
greenhouse gas emissions
Council of Canadians is in Ottawa to meet with EU Embassies and challenge the arguments being brought forward by Canadian lobbying against the EU Fuel Quality Directive.
We see Chamberlain's 1930s appeasement plan as shameful. At least he was trying to avert war. Kyoto tries to avert climate catastrophe. All Harper and Kent are trying to do is appease corporate oil.
The United Nations climate change talks in Durban, South Africa, ended 2011 with a whimper. After a year of climate disasters, major polluting nations like Canada chose to ignore them.
This Monday representatives of nearly 200 nations assembled in Durban, South Africa for the first day of the next major round of international climate negotiations.
If Canada is serious about mitigating the effects of climate change, it needs to not only reduce domestic consumption of fossil fuels, but also to stop peddling fossil fuels in export markets.
Peter Kent concluded 27 years ago as a CBC journalist that the greenhouse effect "must be considered the world's greatest environmental concern." What does he say now as Canada's environment minister?
Two new projects that are coming to light right now give a great glimpse of the outside-the-box approaches that are bridging the green energy industry's needs for breadth, resilience and financing.
For the past decade, Canada's GHG emission targets were framed by the Kyoto Protocol, in which Canada committed to a six per cent reduction in emissions by 2012 relative to 1990 levels.
When the B.C. government announced new funding for its energy efficiency program, and then the feds announced new funding for the ecoENERGY program, I decided to put my house to the test.