Climate & Clean Energy archives

  • Photo: A first day fossil for Canada

    A first day fossil for Canada

    December 7, 2009

    Canada has been awarded a Fossil of the Day on the first day of negotiations at the UN climate summit in Copenhagen. This "prize", given to countries who are blocking... More »

  • Canadians tell PM to lead at Copenhagen

    December 5, 2009

    During the past month, over 9,100 Canadians have taken part in David Suzuki Foundation campaigns to phone, email or send greeting cards to the Prime Minister —all asking for Canada to stop obstructing a climate deal and to start taking a leadership position. More »

  • Photo: Who will the Prime Minister represent in Copenhagen?

    Who will the Prime Minister represent in Copenhagen?

    December 1, 2009

    It's official. Prime Minister Stephen Harper is going to attend the UN climate summit in Copenhagen this December. His sudden change of mind to attend the leaders' summit may have to do with the fact that failing to show up would shine the international spotlight more intensely on the federal government's weak efforts to enact climate change solutions. More »

  • Photo: Red-faced over climate change?

    Red-faced over climate change?

    November 23, 2009

    More than three-quarters of Canadians are ashamed that the country hasn't taken a leadership role on reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, according to a new survey. More »

  • Photo: Wisdom from our elders

    Wisdom from our elders

    November 17, 2009

    More than 200 senior citizens gathered at the Vancouver Public Library on Nov. 10 to turn their concern about climate change into real action. As participants of the David Suzuki... More »

  • Photo: Guest Post: Open-source collaboration

    Guest Post: Open-source collaboration

    November 16, 2009

    In the non-profit world, there are two kinds of organizations: top-down and bottom-up. Most of the household name brands that you and I recognize are top-down. They operate similarly... More »

  • Photo: It's your call

    It's your call

    November 11, 2009

    If an animated character can call the Prime Minister, you can too. When we call on our community to send in their stories and ideas, we never know what you'll... More »

  • Photo: Cold, northern, oil-exporting country shows climate leadership

    Cold, northern, oil-exporting country shows climate leadership

    October 8, 2009

    No, it's not Canada. But a development here at the climate change talks in Bangkok makes me wonder what is truly keeping Canada from showing the same leadership. More »

  • Photo: Rumours of Kyoto's death have been greatly exaggerated

    Rumours of Kyoto's death have been greatly exaggerated

    October 3, 2009

    The Kyoto Protocol is very much alive. But there are some countries who would like to bury it. In fact, despite Environment Minister Jim Prentice's comments about "turning the page"... More »

  • Photo: UN climate deal

    UN climate deal "doable and wise"

    September 29, 2009

    "It may be difficult, but it is wise, it is necessary, and it is doable." This is the prognosis for success in forging an ambitious, fair, and legally-binding agreement at... More »