The climate crisis imperils the planet. The U.S. president's climate denial is unconscionable and should be added to the articles of impeachment against him.
The International Energy Agency says energy efficiency alone could provide more than 40 per cent of the emissions reductions needed by 2040 to meet Paris Agreement targets.
WHO and Lancet reports conclude that health gains from meeting Paris Agreement commitments would more than make up for the financial costs of global efforts to achieve those goals.
The North American Free Trade Agreement’s energy proportionality rule (Article 605) gives the U.S. virtually unlimited first access to most of Canada’s oil and natural gas.
David J. Climenhaga
While the motion reflects preponderance of opinion in Alberta, it is troubling nonetheless there was not a single voice of principled dissent in the Legislature.
Just one year ago the Indigenous-led resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline on Standing Rock Sioux tribal territory in North Dakota was being subjected to increasingly intense state violence.
But when it comes to setting policy on climate change, as with healthcare, taxes, and, hopefully, even war, Trump doesn't hold the same dictatorial powers as authoritarian world leaders he admires.
Climate change doesn't necessarily start fires -- lightning, unattended campfires, carelessly tossed cigarette butts and sparks are major causes -- but it creates conditions for more and larger fires.
Financing a country mainly through one industry has several problems, including economic instability. Divestors challenge the petrostate's financial and political power.
As "Russiagate" becomes a full-blown conflagration threatening to consume Donald Trump's presidency, his denial of human-induced global warming continues to threaten a planet already on fire.