It is absurd that Canadian authorities continue to “investigate” a crime that the German company Volkswagen has not only admitted to in U.S. court but has also pledged not to challenge in future litigation, writes Environmental Defence expert Muhannad Malas, in an examination of the emissions cheating scandal.
We could curb every greenhouse gas emission in the world tomorrow but we would still have a global water crisis, writes Maude Barlow. She suggests it's wrong to blame climate change alone for the flooding in Eastern Canada.
The challenge of cleaning up a century of development comes early for Alberta's newly-elected United Conservative Party Premier Jason Kenney. There is a solution to the massive oil and gas site cleanup that could put energy workers back to work.
Youth across the country launched the Our Time campaign and started organizing around a Green New Deal for Canada. One of the organizers, Khady Konaté, addresses Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's private pre-election meetings with oil executives and lobbyists.
Japan’s continued support for coal power should be on the agenda when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this weekend, given the recent surge in public concern about climate change.