Fossil fuels

Five Years; Stop Coal Plants, Gasoline Cars or else

By | 2017-07-30T15:31:02+00:00 September 7th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Coal, Emissions, Environment, Gasoline (petrol), oil|Tags: , , , , , |

By Stephen Leahy Here's the frightening implication of a landmark study on carbon emissions: By 2018, no new cars, homes, schools, factories, or electrical power plants should be built anywhere in the world, ever again, unless theyre either replacements for old ones or carbon neutral. Otherwise greenhouse gas emissions will push global warming past 2ËšC [...]

Oil and Coal Must Be Phased Out by 2050 to Stop Catastrophic Warming on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:19+00:00 June 12th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Emissions, Environment, Fossil fuels|Tags: , , , , , |

By Stephen Leahy If we really want to maintain a livable climate, and prevent global temperatures from rising more than 2˚ Celsius, then no nation, anywhere, can burn any oil, gas, or coal at all after 2050, according to a striking new analysis of the latest climate science. “The world must start preparing [...]

Faulty Natural Gas Emissions Reporting Response from B.C. Government

By | 2016-09-25T18:36:02+00:00 January 28th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Emissions, Natural gas|

By Stephen Leahy The B.C. Ministry of Environment stands by it's "implausibly low" estimate of methane leaks from the natural gas sector according to an official “information note" triggered by DeSmog's two-part article series last May. The DeSmog investigation revealed methane leaks were likely 7 times greater than the B.C. government is reporting [...]

Young and Restless: Canadian Youth Dismayed at Canada’s Climate Performance

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:32+00:00 December 23rd, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Emissions, Environment, Europe, Fossil fuels, Politics|

By Stephen Leahy (WARSAW, Poland) ” "I'm ashamed to tell anyone here I'm a Canadian. When they find out they say 'ohh we pity you'," said Leehi Yona, a 20-year old Montrealer who attended the UN climate talks in Warsaw, Poland. "All Canadians would be outraged if they knew how Canada behaves on the world [...]