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Climate change stunner: USA leads world in CO2 cuts since 2006
Climate pollution per American has fallen to levels not seen for half a century. What's going on?
Jun 2nd, 2012
Voters Taking Action on Climate Change photo shoot tackles pipelines and tankers
A huge crowd gathered for the photo shoot for an ad urging Premier Clark to protect the BC coast.
Jun 1st, 2012
Climate change giving birth to new cohort of carbon victims: "Generation Hot"
If you‘re under 30 you’ve never seen a cooler-than-normal year on Earth. The latest science shows heat is on and lots more is “locked in”.
May 24th, 2012
Global warming increasing by 400,000 atomic bombs every day
We are hitting an extreme weather tipping point. How much has Canada fueled it? Vancouver? Kitsilano?
May 14th, 2012
Thirteen arrested blocking BNSF coal train in White Rock
Nobel Peace Laureate Dr. Mark Jaccard was among those arrested for blocking a coal train in White Rock.
May 5th, 2012
Earth Day no deterrent to Canada’s drive for more dirty fossil fuels
What changes in Canada’s climate pollutions have occurred since the first Earth Day 42 years ago?
Apr 20th, 2012
Nuclear Energy still looking good for climate change reduction post–Fukushima
Why did Japan abandon its climate change reduction plans? Have emotion and fear clouded vital facts about nuclear energy? And what do experts say about the relative risk of a Fukushima–type accident.
Mar 19th, 2012
Tar sands vs. entire nations
Which is larger: potential tar sands emissions or all the past emissions from China? From India? From 150 nations combined? New chart says...
Mar 12th, 2012
Confused by the tar sands climate threat? Take a look.
Carbon bomb? This new graphic lets you decide.
Mar 8th, 2012
As Americans max out on tar sands, more pipelines head for Vancouver and B.C.
Nov 28th, 2011