Highlights / Greta Thunberg

Environment & Animal Life, Politics

Hundreds of thousands of Canadians march in Global Climate Strike

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to march across Canada on Friday in support of the Global Climate Strike movement, demanding action against climate change. More than 80 cities across the country are taking part in the protest, but the »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Indigenous, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

First Nations clean water teen activist will address UN on Saturday

The two have never met. One is from Stockholm, the other from a First Nation in Ontario. Greta Thunberg and Autumn Peltier. Spiritual sisters-in-arms, both share a stunning beauty and determination to save their future and the planet. On Friday, »

Politics, Society

Canadians’ trust in science appears to be eroding: poll

As Greta Thunberg, who is coming to Montreal later this week, continues to call on political leaders to attend to the science as the world grapples with climate change, a new public opinion survey suggests that Canadians’ faith in science »

Environment & Animal Life, Politics

Greta Thunberg coming to Montreal to take part in climate march

After having sailed across the Atlantic to attend the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York, Swedish teen environmental activist Greta Thunberg will be hitting the road again, heading to Montreal at the end of the month to take »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

Bernier tempers his criticism of Greta Thunberg

A former Conservative cabinet minister, now a fringe party leader who will be competing in this fall’s federal election, is apparently having second thoughts about going after 16-year-old environmental activist Greta Thunberg. On Monday Maxime Bernier, who heads the People’s »

Economy, Health, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

New study warns of climate change’s (extra) ill-effects on children

We’re getting used to–and, hopefully, not inured–the pictures of ice cascading from what were once the shores of Greenland, the photos of people around the world grappling with record-high temperatures, wildfires that seem to erupt pretty much anywhere they might »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

Study finds gaps in Canadian students’ climate change courses

A new study finds that a great majority of high school students in Canada may not be getting the full story about climate change. The study found that students are taught that climate change is happening and that it is »