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Opinion: Clark selling out future generations to placate Malaysian oil and gas giant
Christy Clark’s about to drive another nail into the coffin of B.C.’s economic and environmental future. It’s such an unusual move for the B.C. legislature that so far it isn’t even listed on the...
Jul 1st, 2015
Power Shift BC puts youth in the driver's seat
How does a dynamic, youth-driven movement achieve successes that have eluded Big Green for decades?
Oct 9th, 2013
Australian Climate Commission states the obvious: fossil fuels must remain in the ground
What kills more people in Australia – crocodiles or heatwaves? If you said death by heatwave, you’re correct.
Jun 18th, 2013
International Energy Agency warns pension funds about “unburnable carbon”
The IEA asked pension funds to look at the risk from overvalued fossil fuel stocks.
Jun 13th, 2013
Forget the tech bubble, the carbon bubble could cost trillions
Despite an international agreement to reduce emissions from carbon-intensive sources, oil and coal companies continue to pour hundreds of billions of dollars a year into finding new fossil fuel...
Apr 24th, 2013
University divestment from fossil fuels taking off: municipalities are next
At least two hundred and thirty US universities have student organizations devoted to convincing their administrations to divest from fossil fuels.
Feb 10th, 2013