Think Global. Act Local.

by Megan Van Buskirk Climate change is real. It’s happening. And I literally cannot think of a more pressing issue in our past, our present, or our future. That is why I am going to COP18 in Doha, Qatar. I live in Saskatchewan, where coal-fired power plants provide the energy for over half of our … Continue reading

Who’s Financing Climate Change? Banks and the Coal Industry

By Sonia Grant According to multinational banking corporation JP Morgan Chase’s website, it is committed to “helping the world transition to a low carbon economy”. Despite the flashy “Environment” section on the site, I learned at a panel discussion at COP-17, hosted by BankTrack, Earthlife Africa Johannesburg and urgewald, that JP Morgan Chase heavily finances … Continue reading