WTF GNL

Posted on: February 24th, 2021 by Protect Our Winters Canada

An archaic technology ruining another pristine landscape. That’s what’s at stake with GNL Quebec project that would involve the construction of a 750 km gas pipeline, a gas liquefaction plant and a super-methane ship export terminal. This mega-project aims to export fossil gas (how can we still be building fossil fuel pipelines???) from the West […]

12 MONTH CLIMATE CHALLENGE : FEBRUARY: SPEND AND SAVE SUSTAINABLY

Posted on: February 4th, 2021 by Protect Our Winters Canada

A new month means a new climate challenge and February is all about money! This month we are challenging you to spend and save more sustainably to take action against climate change. Over the course of the month we’ll help you better understand concepts like divestment, and how you can make sustainable choices in your […]

A “BIDEN” OPPORTUNITY

Posted on: January 28th, 2021 by Protect Our Winters Canada

The Biden administration is a breath of fresh air for climate action. Contrary to what most people would think, despite Donald Trump’s inaction on climate nationally, many individual states made very significant strides – much more progress than Canada has made over the same period. Prime Minister Trudeau looked like a climate champion compared to […]

2020 Year In Review

Posted on: December 29th, 2020 by Protect Our Winters Canada

OUR MISSION: Our mission is to turn passionate outdoor people into effective climate advocates. Protect Our Winters Canada is a passionate community of enthusiasts, professional athletes and industry brands uniting the outdoor community to address climate change. We believe our love of adventure in nature demands our participation in the fight to save and protect […]

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Posted on: December 15th, 2020 by Protect Our Winters Canada

To date, our story has lacked representation of many communities. We recognize that diversity and equity in the outdoor space are integral to solving climate change. The more opportunities that are available for participation in the outdoors for ALL, the more chances we have at protecting it. In response to this, we have created a […]

POW Canada: What We Actually Do!

Posted on: October 19th, 2020 by Protect Our Winters Canada

We’re often asked, “what does POW actually do”. Good question and first off, we know we need to do a better job of clearly communicating our mission and work. At the moment, the most effective way is to share our annual report with people, as it highlights the key accomplishments from the previous year. In […]

Merchants of Doubt

Posted on: September 30th, 2020 by Protect Our Winters Canada

Understanding the POWer of movements and the forces working to suppress progress is important baseline information when working for climate action. Each fall we gather our ambassadors, partners and other stakeholders for a multi-day training session to review the latest in climate science, strategy, objectives and campaigns. This year, for obvious reasons, the retreat was […]

China throws down the gauntlet with progressive plan to carbon neutrality

Posted on: September 29th, 2020 by Protect Our Winters Canada

When you talk to people about progress on climate change, how often do you hear “well our emissions are nothing compared to China and until they take it seriously, why should we?”.  Well, China just unveiled what Bloomberg Green is calling “the most ambitious climate goal the world’s ever seen” with solar capacity growing by 587%, nuclear by […]