Citizen Action Monitor

Alberta tar sands bust? – graph shows steep decline in project approvals since 2013

Days of $100 per barrel oil are gone, transition to carbon-free energy is well underway. No 2000 Posted by fw, July 6, 2017 “A managed decline of the tar sands isn’t … Continue reading

July 6, 2017

Endless economic growth endangers our future

Celebrated ecological economist Tim Jackson talks about the need to envision a post-growth economy. No 1999 Posted by fw, July 5, 2017 “When the UK Sustainable Development Commission, on which I served, … Continue reading

July 5, 2017

Disappointed that Climate Lobby Canada applauds government’s clean tech report

Open letter to CCL notes absence of reasons to justify unqualified endorsement of report. No 1998 Posted by fw, July 4, 2017 Today I sent the following email to Cathy Orlando, … Continue reading

July 4, 2017

Degrowth: a way to reduce the growth imperative, while maintaining economic stability. But who’s listening?

Calling for continuous growth is at odds with social well-being and environmental sustainability. No 1997 Posted by fw, July 2, 2017 “Today, the rhetoric in mass media and politics frequently reinforces … Continue reading

July 2, 2017