Posts by Keith Stewart
Election 2021: Comparing Climate Plans15 September, 2021
This federal election marks the first time that all the major parties have detailed plans to address the climate crisis – here's a comparison of their proposals.
Opinion: Failed anti-Alberta energy inquiry an affront to democratic debate7 July, 2021
What happens when an inquisition can’t find any sinners? That is the conundrum facing the Kenney government’s so-called Public Inquiry into Anti-Alberta Energy Campaigns.
Great news for the planet: IEA calls for fossil fuel development to stop as of yesterday31 May, 2021
The most influential energy policy agency in the world just took a position that was dismissed as extremist only a few years ago.
What Trudeau should do to save banks from themselves (and the rest of us from climate chaos)13 April, 2021
Globally, the finance sector is having an “oh shit” moment as banks, pension funds and investors begin to recognize the threats posed by climate change.
How can Premiers bypass Buy-America? Go big on climate action30 March, 2021
It’s an open secret that President Joe Biden is twisting political arms to get world leaders to come to his April 22 climate summit with new, bigger commitments on climate…
Jason Kenney’s career funding foreign campaigns against climate action8 February, 2021
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has spent much of his political career trying to change public policy in the U.S. and Europe, so it is odd that he should be so…
Trans Mountain Pipeline only Profitable in Worst-Case Climate Scenario: Parliamentary Budget Officer8 December, 2020
Three recent developments highlight how the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) pipeline is a white elephant in a world that is even modestly moving away from fossil fuels. Together, they offer…
Doug Ford’s gas pump stickers hid an uglier truth21 October, 2020
Like a poorly-written Netflix show, Ontario’s gas pump sticker saga couldn’t decide what kind of a tale it wanted to tell. The behind-the-scenes drama, however, says a lot about how…
Promises are not enough. Tell Freeland and Trudeau to make a Green and Just Recovery a $$$ reality3 September, 2020
Our government said last month that a green and just recovery will be their number one priority when Parliament resumes this fall. Let’s hold them to it. We don’t have…
Top Five Reasons Your MP Should Support a Green and Just Recovery17 June, 2020
Elected officials are getting an earful from polluting corporations looking for bailouts and environmental rollbacks, so we need you to help balance the scales. Here are five reasons to support…