COP 21 Paris

Toward A No Carbon Nation

Originally published on the ECOreport. The negative impacts of climate change are already upon us, but there are alternatives to the energy sources that caused them. In the space of 94 minutes, Peter Sitcom Bromley’s documentary attempts to give a comprehensive overview of pathways toward a No Carbon Nation. Toward A … [continued]

Can Canada Bring COP21 Home?

Originally published on the ECOreport Though she is still vague as to how things will come about, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has been spreading hope around Paris. Her emphasis on the need to enshrine “the importance of respecting human rights, including the rights of First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples” in … [continued]

IEA Sets Goalposts For COP21

The International Energy Agency has proposed four key pillars it believes must be achieved for the upcoming UN climate change conference to be a success. “We face a moment of opportunity, but also of great risk,” writes Maria van der Hoeven, the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), in the … [continued]