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Canada and the environment: key events from 2011
From Greens in Parliament to tar sands opposition and the Kyoto Protocol, here's a summary of some of the year's most important environmental issues and events.
Dec 21st, 2011
Canada's Kyoto withdrawal lampooned in Taiwanese animation
Stephen Harper says "F*&% the UN" in this animated video from Taiwan's Next Media Animation.
Dec 14th, 2011
Shamed by Canada's Kyoto withdrawal, enviros turn to cities
Hannah McKinnon, campaigns director with Climate Action Network Canada, says Canadians should be "ashamed" of government.
Dec 13th, 2011
Canada's Kyoto treaty withdrawal: "Our grandchildren will condemn us"
Canada gets two thumbs down for its inaction -- and bad action. Youth delegate says talks did little more than lay "a road map to devastation”
Dec 12th, 2011
Durban delegates burn the midnight oil for new deal on global warming
Compromise deal would give new life to Kyoto Protocol.
Dec 10th, 2011
Canada calls for new climate deal to replace Kyoto
Maybe by 2015, maybe later, environment minister tells Durban crowd.
Dec 8th, 2011
Affordable housing and sustainability a top priority, says Adriane Carr
The election of veteran Green party leader Adriane Carr was one of the biggest stories to come out of the recent municipal election. Last night, she sat alongside fellow...
Dec 5th, 2011
Tzeporah Berman and Councillor David Cadman slam Canada's Kyoto decision
Greenpeace's Tzeporah Berman and outgoing COPE councillor David Cadman respond to Canada's announcement that it will not renew commitments to Kyoto.
Dec 5th, 2011
Canada 'fiddles while planet burns', says Councillor David Cadman at Durban climate talks
Where in the world is Councillor David Cadman? Fighting climate change in Durban.
David P. Ball
Dec 2nd, 2011
Stephen Harper's Durban
"Stephen Harper don't care."
Nov 30th, 2011