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Jun 13, 2018
Bottled water. Image: Flickr

Water for Flint, not for Nestlé

Emma Lui
The corporate takeover of water around the Great Lakes and the violations of the human right to water and Indigenous rights shows that access to water often falls along racial, class and other lines.
Blog
Jun 6, 2018

Don't water down marine protection

David Suzuki
Drawing lines on a map to meet targets doesn't increase biodiversity. We should create protected areas where science says they're needed most.
Blog
May 29, 2018

Metamorphosis offers hope to a futureless world

Doreen Nicoll
The documentary Metamorphosis shows the fallout from climate change and environmental devastation can include creativity, sustainable ingenuity, and a beautiful future.
Columnists
May 23, 2018
Migrant workers harvest corn. Photo: Bob Nichols/U.S. Department of Agriculture/Flickr

The plight of farm workers in Canada

As we head into another growing season, we should be asking ourselves how sustainable our agricultural system is generally, but in particular, how fair it is given the treatment of farm workers.
Blog
May 20, 2018

Flooding in B.C. won't help Alberta's case for Kinder Morgan

David J. Climenhaga
The location of rising water renders ineffective the tactics of friends of fossil fuel apologists, who would prefer the public doesn’t ponder the links between bitumen extraction and climate change.
Blog
May 15, 2018
University of Alberta. Image: IQ Remix/Flickr

Honorary degree sparks necessary debate

David Suzuki
If a university isn't the place to air a range of ideas about the geophysical, social, and economic consequences of profligate fossil fuel use, we should worry about the future of academic inquiry.

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