The Council of Canadians’ new “Fracktivist’s Toolkit” empowers Canadians to push back against fracking, protect Canada’s water sources, combat climate change, and partner with First Nations in their ongoing struggle to protect their besieged rights.
TransCanada’s proposed Energy East pipeline would significantly increase Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions, says a new report from the Pembina Institute.
Ex-Harper appointee Mark Jaccard trashed the Conservatives’ support of the tar sands industry during a key Keystone XL summit in Washington D.C. on Monday.
More than 150 protesters gathered on Parliament Hill today as part of the Canada-wide “Defend Our Climate, Defend Our Communities” national day of action against climate change and tar sands expansion.
Ray Grigg, a weekly environmental columnist and author of seven internationally published books on Oriental philosophy, discusses the “tragedy” of Canada’s environmental denial.
In the aftermath of another fossil-fuel-related disaster, TV host and political commentator, Rachel Maddow, says House Republicans are sacrificing the environment and resisting President Obama’s clean energy alternatives.
Here’s the full text of U.S. President Barack Obama’s speech on climate change and the environment, delivered Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
By: Paul Brown, Climate News Network This piece first appeared at Climate News Network. LONDON – The Mackenzie River Basin, a vast globally important area in Canada, is at great risk from climate change and a catastrophic oil spill from the tailing ponds of tar sands mining, according to a panel of nine Canadian, American and British… Read More
By: Fórum Mundial de Meio Ambiente | Press Release: SAO PAULO, June 22, 2013 – Privatization is currently the most troubling issue we face in relation to water. That is the opinion of Robert F. Kennedy Jr., an activist and attorney specializing in environmental law who took part in the World Environmental Forum organized by LIDE – Grupo de Lideres… Read More
A visiting Greek delegation asks Canadians to help stop Canadian mining Company Eldorado Gold’s continuing abuse of human rights, labour rights, indigenous rights, and the environment around its projects in northern Greece.
Canadians should be outraged that the Harper Conservatives are spending millions of taxpayers money lobbying for the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline in the U.S. while cutting environmental funding.