Peter Kent

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.

Justin Trudeau calls environment minister "a piece of shit'

Quebec MP follows in his famous father's colourful footsteps.

Canada's Kyoto withdrawal lampooned in Taiwanese animation

Stephen Harper says "F*&% the UN" in this animated video from Taiwan's Next Media Animation.

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”

Canada calls for new climate deal to replace Kyoto

Maybe by 2015, maybe later, environment minister tells Durban crowd.

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.

Vancouver experts lament Canada’s "climate anarchy"

Ottawa's position on climate change "deeply embarrassing", say local activists.

Is Canada pulling out of Kyoto?

Environment minister says "it's an option" and calls the climate-action accord "the past".

Honduran activist Maria Luisa Regalado tells group at El Barrio of President Lobo's brutality

CoDevelopment Canada invited Honduran activist Maria Luisa Regalad to Vancouver to spread awareness about her government's repression and to strengthen international solidarity for human rights.