October 15, 2019October 15, 2019Read more
For a family driving a car with a moderate mileage of 10 L/100 km (23 mpg), the increased cost of gas from carbon pricing is $3 for a single 60 L fill up, or less than $100 per year in 2019, assuming a typical 20,000 km (12,400 miles) of…
September 1, 2017September 1, 2017Read more
For the first time in decades, Baby Boomers won’t make up the largest electorate in 2019. It will be Millennials, who are now the largest generation in Canada, comprising more than 25 percent of the population. Any politician wishing to win the next election has to this…
March 4, 2016March 4, 2016Read more
Canada’s climate change efforts have taken a dramatic turn for the better as provinces agree to develop a national plan to price carbon.
January 4, 2016January 4, 2016Read more
Christmas season 2015 will probably be remembered for two things: Star Wars Episode VII “The Force Awakens” and something going dreadfully wrong with the weather … Read how Star Wars may be an allegory for the climate crisis.
December 13, 2015December 13, 2015Read more
THE PARIS AGREEMENT: When viewed through the lenses of international cooperation and historic moments, December 12, 2015 was an auspicious day for the climate. When viewed from the lenses of scientific rigour, political will and real deeds, it is clear we have a lot of work ahead of us…
November 10, 2015November 10, 2015Read more
On Thursday, November 5, 2015, I took part in the first of four days of peaceful acts of civil disobedience in Ottawa and risked arrest at 350.org’s Climate Welcome. Alongside 37 activists willing to risk arrest, we marched from Rideau Falls to 24 Sussex, the Prime Minister’s residence and...