April 24, 2015
Sutton Eaves

I worked at one of Canada’s leading environmental organizations, the David Suzuki Foundation, when the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded five years ago.

April 21, 2015
Amy Huva

When you are living through a transition point, it can be hard to see it to work out the signal from the noise, and this is certainly the case for the current renewable energy transformation.

April 1, 2015
Jamie Carson

During the past four years, the United States Agency for International Development’s Global Climate Change (GCC) Office has supported a project to understand and implement climate-resilient development around the world.

March 23, 2015
Cara Pike

Climate change remains a polarizing issue in Washington, where members of Congress engage in endless, Groundhog Day-like debates over the (settled) science, instead of taking action.
[This post was originally published at Grist.] 

March 18, 2015
Amy Huva

Last weekend I went skiing and came face-to-face with the reality of climate impacts. While the East Coast of North America has been snowed in for months, here on the West Coast, we’ve had our worst ski season in decades. 

March 6, 2015
Cara Pike

When Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe threw a snowball onto the senate floor on March 2nd 2015, he was using a classic technique – create a sense of uncertainty around science and its roll in decision making by using simple and contrary (typically false) facts delivered via entertaining/compelling tactics to deceive and distract audiences.

February 19, 2015
Amy Huva

When the City of Vancouver began its journey to become the world’s greenest city by 2020, it needed to find a way to get Vancouverites excited about – and involved in – such a bold vision.