The annual United Nations climate summit has convened, this year in Doha, the capital of the oil-rich emirate of Qatar, on the Arabian Peninsula.
Two decades ago the framework convention was born amidst the excitement of the Rio Earth Summit. A generation later, it's hard to find much optimism around the climate change negotiations.
We released a new Climate Justice Project report, Clean Electricity, Conservation and Climate Justice in BC: Meeting our energy needs in a zero-carbon future, co-authored by John Calvert and myself.
Ocean acidity is increasing dramatically from carbon emissions. Without action we risk a corrosive ocean wasteland, toxic to corals, shellfish, and plankton and unable to support critical fisheries.
Increasing C02 production worldwide reveals that the prime aim of government should be Earth health rather than economic growth.
A study by University of Victoria climate scientist Andrew Weaver has generated controversy. But what does, and doesn't, it really say?
A bi-annual vehicle emissions test got me thinking about my personal carbon footprint. A lot of broad-brush numbers and calculators exist out there to calculate one's footprint.
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.
Despite optimistic pronouncements to the contrary, many believe the Kyoto Protocol died in Durban. Pablo Solon, the former Bolivian ambassador to the UN now calls Kyoto a "zombie agreement."
I just returned from a media scrum in the foyer outside of our House of Commons (not the House of corporations) where Minister Kent announced Canada will legally leave the Kyoto Protocol.