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Global warming

"Fossil Fools Day" celebrated by costumed activists from VCC to RBC

As the Sky Train pulls up to the VCC-Clark Station a small cluster of activists in life jackets filter out of the train and onto the platform. Gathering into a small circle, the group put snorkels...

PowerUp Canada's Vlog Wrap up of a Disappointing Copenhagen Accord

Did our government truly represent us in Copenhagen?

David Suzuki: Copenhagen Climate Change Talks and What We Really Need

David Suzuki speaks passionately and convincingly about the two fundamental and fixable problems hampering progress in Copenhagen. Watch him in a live interview today with CBC.

Copenhagen Climate Change Conference: 'Fourteen Days to Seal History's Judgment on This Generation'

This editorial calling for action from world leaders on climate change is being published today by 56 newspapers around the world in 20 languages. Today and tomorrow, 56 newspapers in 45 countries tak

Sustainability and Social Justice: Do the Math

Most people I talk to support 'sustainability' and 'social justice' goals. Ecology teaches us that we need to frame these human aspirations in relation to the biological capacity of the Earth, the...