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Feds put climate on the budget backburner

Shift Storm newsletter—April 2024 edition

Big business is the most important barrier to fairness for fossil fuel workers

Downsizing, consolidation, "efficiency measures" and automation have consistently shown oil and gas companies to be a bigger threat to oil workers than government policies.

Are we spending enough on climate?

Shift Storm newsletter—March 2024 edition

Genetically modified corn trade fight heats up in Mexico

Much-watched CUSMA case raises public morals and environmental justifications for Mexican food measures—and first-of-its-kind Indigenous Peoples’ defence

Budget 2024 pushes new climate action down the road

It is too soon for the federal government to rest on its climate laurels.

How badly do we need roads?

Shift Storm newsletter—February 2024 edition

Climate and work: What’s in store for 2024?

Shift Storm newsletter—January 2024 edition

Caps and compromises collide at COP28

Shift Storm newsletter—December 2023 edition

Parliament is back in session. What’s on the agenda?

With an election looming on the horizon, might we be nearing the end of the Liberal-NDP agreement?

US Republicans are looking to implement a carbon border tax—what does that mean?

Understanding the US’s proposed Foreign Pollution Fee Act, which would impose tariffs on imports from high-polluting countries

Carbon pricing distracts as COP28 kicks off

Shift Storm newsletter—November 2023 edition

Toxic legacy

A record-breaking trade lawsuit against Canada confirms the dire threat that investor-state dispute settlement poses to bold climate action

What is a “sustainable job” anyway?

Shift Storm newsletter—October 2023 edition

COP28: Canada needs to tackle fossil fuel financiers head on

As the UN global climate conference begins, it’s time Canada get serious on decarbonization—that means going after fossil fuel finance

Beleaguered federal government unlikely to turn the page with restrained fiscal update

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland talks up housing and affordability while austerity looms

The fight over carbon pricing is missing the point

Carbon pricing fight a dangerous distraction from real climate policy