Protesters of climate activist group Ende Gelaende at the Hambach opencast coal mine in Germany.
To get 'system change not climate change', we need to start making specific demands. Here's where to start.
Soldiers enforce a curfew in Quito, Ecuador during weeks of protests over higher fuel prices.
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The mass protests shine a spotlight on the tension between policies that raise energy prices and day-to-day energy affordability.
The time has come to accept that energy corridors and fossil fuel exports will be a declining feature of Canada’s economic future.
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In the aftermath of the election, what is striking about many of the policy positions of Canada's federal parties is their timidity, especially when it comes to climate change.
The Getty Fire burns next to the 405 freeway in the hills of West Los Angeles.
Some Californians want to ban people from living in wildfire-prone areas. Behavioral economics offers a less heavy-handed approach to reducing the costs and risks.
Will the tax promises from the Liberals and Conservatives put more money in your pocket?
Taxation is one tool politicians think they can use to influence the economy and make life fairer for Canadians.
Wind turbines are slowly replacing coal plants in Germany, an industrial powerhouse with a conservative government and a strong climate agenda.
Conservatives worldwide favor carbon pricing, cap-and-trade systems and other innovative environmental plans – just not in the United States.
According to new research, the majority of Canadians in all but three ridings across the country believe their province has already felt the effects of climate change.
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Climate change could take centre stage during Canada's federal election.
South Africa’s agriculture and food production industries are exempt from the carbon tax - for now.
South Africa's recently introduced carbon tax may lead to financial losses in the short term, but it's necessary and will be beneficial in the long term.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer delivers a speech on the environment in Chelsea, Que. on June 19, 2019.
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The Conservatives' green investment standards may not have a direct impact on emissions. But with a few tweaks, it could be effective and affordable.
A smokey haze from wildfires burning in the region blankets Vancouver, B.C.
From heat stroke to asthma to lyme disease, climate change already poses a serious health risk.
Protesters hoist a placard depicting Justin Trudeau in Vancouver on June 18, 2019.
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If the climate is in peril, why has the federal government approved a pipeline that will ship close to 600,000 barrels of oil per day from Alberta to British Columbia?
Outside a coal burning power station in Witbank. Companies will now pay each time they emit a ton of greenhouse gases.
South Africa will introduce the carbon tax which should be used to ensure benefits to poor communities.
Soil carbon can play a role in tackling climate change.
Carbon in soil can help with tackling climate change. Maintaining soil quality by supporting farmers through economic incentives and technical approaches is important.
Carbon pricing is the most market-based means of addressing the climate crisis, yet it is strongly opposed by politicians that claim to support free markets.
The Gillard government kept 87% of its promises, though some had to be compromised to navigate a hung parliament.
While trust in politicians and political systems is lower than ever, new research shows the Gillard government kept most of its promises.
Three words, so much mileage: Tony Abbott’s anti-carbon tax refrain has been a fixture on the policy landscape for years.
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We've been here before. In fact we've been going round in circles on climate policy for decades, while the temperature (of the debate, as well as the planet) climbs ever higher.
Supporters wave signs during an anti-carbon tax rally in Calgary in October 2018.
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Given Alberta's innovative spirit and its emissions-reducing results, is this a time for the province to turn its back on carbon policy and tarnish its reputation in a world transitioning to lower carbon?
It’s difficult for farmers to pass on the additional costs from a carbon tax.
The bulk of Canada’s agricultural production is in the Prairie provinces.
Carbon taxes on fossil fuels such as gasoline help lower greenhouse gas emissions.
Environmental taxes encourage consumers to conserve energy or switch to less carbon-intensive fuels.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the main champion of the Green New Deal proposal.
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The Green New Deal has shifted the debate over what to do about climate change.