Can Business Tread More Lightly on the Planet

The stuff paradox... (Shumpeter, The Economist) Almost 50 years before Extinction Rebellion, a British-born protest movement, exported its brand of climate activism to the world, young Americans did so on Earth Day, April 22nd 1970.…

Hypocritical and disingenuous

How The Guardian’s math blames 20 firms for a third of climate change causing emissions When you eat too much, or make poor nutritional choices, is it the fault of the company that made the…

Have we really now devolved to extinction?

Hey Extinction Rebellion... have you heard of consumption? The blind hypocrisy in the messages presented in recent climate change movement protests fails to amaze us at Consume This.  They rally thousands to come out and…

Federal party leaders Elizabeth May, Jagmeet Singh, Justin Trudeau, Andrew Scheer, Yves-François Blanchet and Maxime Bernier. CDPP

Election Update: Consumption Anyone?

Every Party has released their ever evolving platforms on the environment, yet no party has evolved to include the 80 percent.  Consumption remains a non-issue in Canadian environmental policy.            …

The 80 percent – That belongs to you!

Every day we hear about how those producing the goods we use to make our First World lives better are killing our world as they drill, till, pump, create and innovate all those wonderful things…

If we all supported Greta’s idealism, it could…

We should never discourage or mock an honest challenge to the status quo.   Unless you’ve lived in an area where energy is produced, it’s likely you really don’t think about how the energy industry works,…

It’s the Consumption, Stupid!

A Modest Proposal to Shift the Debate on Energy and Climate Change Three events of deep significance to the Canadian energy industry awkwardly coincided recently to demonstrate, through sheer juxtaposition, that a large chunk of…