July 5, 2015 - Marchers have gathered here in Toronto for a mass demonstration in support of "climate justice." The moving force behind what is expected to be a worldwide street protest is 350.org, a social media phenomenon that is becoming the organized focus for fighting against government and corporate indifference to comba
July 2, 2015 - The United Nations has received commitments from 44 countries and the European Union (28 countries) so far in advance of the Paris climate change conference planned for December 2015. China, Brazil, South Korea, Iceland and Serbia are the latest to announce plans to decarbonize their economies over time.
July 2, 2015 - Today's guest blogger is Roy Rasmussen, co-author of the book, Publishing for Publicity. Roy is a freelance copywriter who focuses on ways to help small business get more customers through focused messaging.
June 26, 2015 - National governments today have a lot of balls in the air.
June 24, 2015 - One of the knocks against hydrogen fuel cells comes from the way we create hydrogen by burning natural gas. The process is energy intensive and a carbon polluter.
June 13, 2015 - One looks like a wheel and combines power generation with a tourist landmark while the other looks like someone put an umbrella in front of a traditional three-bladed turbine. Both are turning heads.
A Windwheel that is a Tourist Attraction
June 12, 2015 - The latest blow comes from Statoil ASA, a player in the oil sands, whose chief economist yesterday called for increased carbon fees applied to the industry in Canada.
June 10, 2015 - The headlines in Canadian newspapers stated that Canada was now on board with the rest of the G7 countries pledging a low-carbon future. But that is precisely what Canada's leader, Prime Minister Steven Harper, did not do. The low-carbon future pledge has a shelf-life of 85 years. So our best before date for dealing with carbon emissions is the year 2100 AD.
June 7, 2015 - For how many years since hydraulic fracturing technology or fracking was first used have we been told by the industry that it does not contaminate drinking water. Turns out we were being sold a bill of goods.