I’ve become a big fan of Franke James’ art “which is not afraid to speak out” and her riveting social messaging about… • Read More »

At the beginning of every new year, I (as a Climate Activist) like to reflect back on the… • Read More »


Why are we morally obligated to fight climate change?

Why are we morally obligated to fight climate change?

In 2015  humankind will face its greatest challenge ever – to achieve a binding global agreement to reduce carbon emissions and avert catastrophic run-away global warming. The Conference of the Parties will hold its next climate conference – COP21 – in Paris in December. 2015 will be the most critical year the climate movement has yet faced. Many experts insist that this […]

Climate Activists Like Christmas Carols Too

Climate Activists Like Christmas Carols Too

The New Yorker has featured a medley of Christmas Carols albeit with a slight twist. The lyrics reflect the times we live in, a tme of escalating climate change but also a time of hope as nations around the globe are gearing up for the next Conference of the Parties‘ (COP21) climate conference scheduled for December 2015 in Paris. I’m […]

The Road to Paris 2015. It’s a Start

The Road to Paris 2015. It’s a Start

The following text is sourced from the Climate Reality Project. The title of the post - The Road to Paris. It’s a Start - is my own. As a Climate Reality Leader (Chicago2013), I’m pleased to feature this perspective on the next Conference of the Parties, COP21 Paris2015. Negotiators have just wrapped up two weeks of talks at […]

Shame and Embarrassment for Canada at Climate Talks

Shame and Embarrassment for Canada at Climate Talks

I used to be a proud Canadian. Before I became a Climate Activist, that is. But now as a Climate Activist, I feel nothing but shame and embarrassment for Canada at climate talks. We are a proud people. We’ve always seen ourselves as an accepting, nonjudgmental, hospitable, compassionate, peaceful, responsible, accountable and polite people. We value democracy, diversity, education, […]

The BC Carbon Tax – Environmental and Economic Success

The BC Carbon Tax – Environmental and Economic Success

The British Columbia Carbon Tax has been hailed as an environmental and economic success by the Pembina Institute. The material in this blog post has been sourced entirely from the Pembina Institute Backgrounder on the BC Carbon Tax. (Managing Editor~Rolly Montpellier). The BC Carbon Tax – Environmental and Economic Success British Columbia’s carbon tax was implemented with a […]