“The renewable energy revolution is occurring faster than anyone predicted.”
As the global climate talks get underway in Paris, people in St. John’s and across Canada are demanding climate justice.
“We do not need more forms of unsafe extreme energy extraction such as hydraulic fracturing, or ineffective distractions such as carbon capture and storage. What we need are real climate and economic solutions, green economies, and renewable energy.”
As the planet continues to warm, climate change is posing a growing threat to human health and global insecurity, as the Newfoundland author wrote in his 2009 book Climate Wars. If current climate commitments are an indication, however, don’t expect an adequate solution in Paris this December unless countries make short-term commitments to cope with the climate crisis.