As leaders of philanthropic foundations, we are asking governments of all levels to invest in short- and long-term recovery efforts that are green, clean, resilient, and just for all. We only have one Earth and we only have one recovery: This is our chance to tackle climate change.
Positive Energy’s survey research has shown that when opinions on climate and energy issues are polarized, it is most often along partisan lines. Fostering nonpartisan conversations can enhance perceptions of legitimacy.
As our children step into the colliding crises of the climate emergency and COVID-19 pandemic, it will take all the knowledge and skill we have as parents to keep them and our communities safe and healthy.
In Edmonton, the city’s proposed carbon budget of 135 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent sets a cap on how many emissions Edmonton can emit — ever. It’s not a budget for a year or a decade, but for the city’s entire future.
As of Sunday, around 4 million acres have been scorched by wildfires in California, Washington and Oregon. These fires are a reminder that for all our struggles with COVID-19, climate change remains the number one threat against human civilization. Yet even now, we can't even acknowledge this reality.
There are many Canadian clean tech manufacturing and innovation firms, but they have not got the government support they need to achieve stock market status, nor have they acquired private financing of the order of magnitude potential witnessed elsewhere.