Carbon pricing

23/11/22
Author: 
Matteo Cimellaro
Eriel Tchekwie Deranger at a protest at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Deranger critiques how carbon markets may affect Indigenous nations. Photo by John Woodside / Canada's National Observer

Nov. 23, 2022

Eriel Tchekwie Deranger’s home community of Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation is in what she calls a “sacrifice zone.” The nation borders the oil production epicentre of Canada: the oilsands, which leak toxic chemicals and wreak havoc on local ecosystems.

19/11/22
Author: 
Primary Author: Munisha Tumato
Government of Alberta/Flickr

Nov. 16, 2022

Extensive research conducted in the early 1990s yielded a practical solution to the climate crisis that would have averted the mushrooming environmental havoc the world faces today, says journalist Geoff Dembicki—but it was buried by Imperial Oil, using a canary-in-the-coal mine report to launch a disinformation campaign that effectively blocked early mitigation of the crisis.

This is among many shocking, yet unsurprising, revelations from Dembicki’s new book, The Petroleum Papers: Inside the Far-Right Conspiracy to Cover Up Climate Change.

04/09/22
Author: 
Gooderham Nathan

[Web page editor: Read this exposure of the Canadian government's duplicity on emissions.]

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20/03/22
Author: 
Jessica Green, Laura Tozer & Emily Eaton

As long as Canada continues to underwrite the oil and gas industry, it cannot make meaningful progress on the economic transformation needed to address climate change.

10/11/21
Author: 
Adrienne Tanner
Rev. David Haslam, a Methodist anti-poverty and tax justice crusader at a side event to the UN climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, on Nov. 8. Photo by Adrienne Tanner / Canada's National Observer

November 9th 2021

Rev. David Haslam, a well-known British human rights and tax justice firebrand, has this little joke he tells. “I am really worried about the souls of the wealthy.”

“If we are going to save their souls, we’re going to have to take some money off them.”

29/10/21
Author: 
Seth Klein
Premier John Horgan released his government’s CleanBC Roadmap to 2030 this week, but Seth Klein is not impressed. Photo via Province of British Columbia / Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

October 27th 2021

This week, as governments prepare to head off to Glasgow, Scotland, for the UN’s COP26 climate negotiations, the B.C. government released the long-awaited update to its provincial climate plan, dubbed its “CleanBC Roadmap to 2030.”

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