Climate Change

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Open letter to President Obama: please veto the Keystone XL pipeline -- for future generations

There is no reason to allow the Keystone XL pipeline to go through, and there are many reasons to not. Vetoing it will be a gesture of support for future generations

President Obama the last hurdle stopping Keystone XL

All eyes are on U.S. President Barack Obama, now that the Republican-dominatedHouse of Representatives voted 266-153 to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.   And in a split...
Suncor mine in oil sands. Photo by Andrew S. Wright

Tar sands make international headlines again, for all the wrong reasons: op-ed

Canada has made international headlines again—and again for all the wrong reasons. It's a pattern that's becoming disconcertingly familiar. A study published on January 8 in the prestigious...
Naomi Klein photo by Ed Kashi

Naomi Klein on fracking, Indigenous rights and Canada's federal election

Naomi Klein's book This Changes Everything, synthesizes much that environmentalists have been warning about the social, environmental, political consequences of climate change. Her thesis...
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"The New Creation Story" by Andrew Beath a powerful read on ecological consciousness

A dense, information-rich book, Andrew Beath's The New Creation Story is well worth reading for people who are interested in the large scale shift that civilization is undergoing today as a...

Who exactly is crazy here, Mr. Harper?

Here in Lima, Peru at the United Nations climate change talks, I am watching negotiators from impacted countries like the Philippines working earnestly on a new agreement to reduce global climate...
Doctors See Health and Hope in Burnaby Mountain Protests

Doctors see health and hope in Burnaby Mountain protests

Remarkably, our patients have recently been putting on a clinic on climate and community health in the most unlikely of locations-- up Burnaby Mountain.

A taste of Burnaby Mountain: mud, climate change, and history in the making

Each day the protest Burnaby Mountain recreates itself. There are consistencies: deep mud, moments of confusion, courage, grace, tears in the eyes and a sense that history is being made.
Ezra Levant at an anti-oil pipeline rally in Vancouver

VIDEO: Sun TV smears Preston Manning for believing in climate change

This won't end well. Sun TV fired first in what could be the beginning of a nasty civil war within Canada's conservative movement. Preston Manning, founding father of the modern conservative movement...
Loading ice at Nuuk Port and Harbour, Greenland Photo: Group Greenland

Artists melt massive Greenland ice chunks in climate protest

"We are now close to terminating the period of stable climate that served as the condition for civilisations to arise and flourish" - IceWatch artist