Citizen Action Monitor

Charts show Alberta’s dirty economy will create a “significant burden” for the rest of Canada

Alberta’s (and Saskatchewan’s) increase in climate pollution is preventing the rest of Canada from meeting its promise to the world. No 2549 Posted by fw, November 23, 2019 “If Alberta … Continue reading

November 23, 2019

Humanity’s explosive rise in fossil carbon burning threatens to blast us off the climate cliff

Charts don’t lie — Climate-damaging energy use is not just rising, it’s outpacing clean, green, climate-safe alternatives. No 2499 Posted by fw, August 2, 2019 “Despite decades of promises to … Continue reading

August 2, 2019

Climate researcher Barry Saxifrage drives another stake through heart of Canada’s climate plan

Saxifrage’s charts reveal a gap between policy and Canada’s climate goal — twice as big as admitted! No 2193 Posted by fw, March 29, 2018 “Canada’s proposed climate plan doesn’t … Continue reading

March 29, 2018

Oilsands expansion drives Canada’s climate failure; job and GDP growth unlikely to shift much

Hard evidence from climate researcher’s charts drive stake through heart of Canada’s climate plan. No 2167 Posted by fw, February 25, 2018 “Carbon pollution from oilsands expansion is radically undermining … Continue reading

February 25, 2018

Here’s what Trudeau and Notley won’t be telling Canadians about a new Kinder Morgan pipeline

KM’s new pipeline will significantly increase our ocean acidification and climate crises, says expert Barry Saxifrage No 2160 Posted by fw, February 8, 2018 “Lost in the heated arguments over … Continue reading

February 8, 2018

Growth of renewables hasn’t stopped rise in CO2 emissions, says Canadian expert

Rapid expansion of renewables no reason to be hopeful about curbing climate crisis. No 2059 Posted by fw, September 21, 2017 “I read lots of articles these days pointing to … Continue reading

September 21, 2017

“There is no sign of a turning point in our dependence on fossil fuels,” says Canadian expert

And despite growth of renewables, fossil fuel share of global energy supply has barely budged in the last quarter-century. No 2012 Posted by fw, July 21, 2017 ***** “We will … Continue reading

July 21, 2017