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Catching the Sun

Catching the Sun

It is becoming crystal clear that we must accelerate the transition to 100 percent renewables. We cannot wait until the end of the century as many world leaders have suggested during the negotiations leading up to the Paris Agreement. It will be too late. Catching the Sun is a film that captures the potential of the renewable energy revolution […]

The Slow Death of Big Coal

The Slow Death of Big Coal

This post is a collection of excerpts and quotes, plus my editorial comments, illustrating the slow death of Big Coal across the globe. We are entering the post-Paris era, a time ripe with opportunities for environmentalists and climate activists to reinforce the efforts of their governments world-wide to accelerate climate actions. This is the moment we’ve been waiting for. Let’s […]

More Climate DoubleSpeak from Trudeau Government

More Climate DoubleSpeak from Trudeau Government

I have published at least two other articles regarding the climate doublespeak coming from the Trudeau government. The first post alleged that Canada has Two Climate Faces. There’s the re-born climate leader Paris face — Canada’s dramatic climate turn-around in Paris — and there’s the domestic face where climate action is more symbolic than real. Image credit: CNN Money (London) The […]

On the Brink of Abrupt Climate Change

On the Brink of Abrupt Climate Change

Suppose that your mom is sick. None of her brothers, sisters or children have taken her complaints seriously. Everybody has carried on with their own busy lives, thinking that mom was imagining things, and assuming that she was fine. And then she took a turn for the worse. Everybody close suddenly realized that she was very […]

We Are Now In Global Warming Overdrive

We Are Now In Global Warming Overdrive

The planet is undergoing an unprecedented leap in warming. Just released NASA data shows that February 2016 was the first month ever that global average temperatures passed the 1.5C mark. The previous record was January 2016 at 1.14C hotter than average. That was broken by the December 2015 record of 1.10C. We are entering a new phase of accelerated heating […]