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Apr 3, 2018
Image: Backbone Campaign/Flickr

Audit exposes Canadian climate failures

David Suzuki
Despite hopeful rhetoric leading to the 2015 Paris climate summit, neither the federal nor provincial governments are doing enough to indicate they even understand the severity of the climate crisis.
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Mar 30, 2018
Squamish Nation member Clarissa Antone at Camp Cloud at the Kinder Morgan protest site. Photo: Megan Devlin

Kinder Morgan protestors plan and rest

Megan Devlin
'A good reminder of why you're doing it': Ceremonies and teaching followed a week of demonstrations where 173 people were arrested in Burnaby.
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Mar 29, 2018
Crowd taking part in Salt Spring-Kinder Morgan action. Photo: Christina Marshall/Leadnow Canada/Flickr

Appeals pending in Trans Mountain Pipeline

David Climenhaga
If protests in Burnaby continue to grow, and British Columbians continue to line up to be peacefully arrested, this is when Canadians will learn the real power of social license.
Blog
Mar 27, 2018
Chris Jordan’s (US) work “Gyre” depicts 2.4 million pieces of plastic, equal to the estimated number of pounds of plastic pollution that enter the world‘s oceans every hour. All of the plastic in his image was collected from the Pacific Ocean. Image: Ars Electronica/Flickr

We're drowning in seas of plastic

David Suzuki
New research concludes the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is 16 times larger than previously estimated, with 79,000 tonnes of plastic churning through 1.6 million square kilometres of the North Pacific.
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Mar 22, 2018
Image credit: From flickr by Albert Lozada https://www.flickr.com/photos/19804650@N00/5622349504

Four ways to protect water in Canada

Maya Bhullar
Water across Canada needs to be safe and publicly provided. We must protect our all lakes and rivers and we must protect public goods. Water protection is a job we must take seriously.
Blog
Mar 20, 2018
Image: Selena/Flickr

SUVs and trucks nullify car efficiency gains

David Suzuki
Transportation accounts for about 14 per cent of global emissions and is now the largest source of CO2 emissions in the U.S., mostly from cars and trucks.
Blog
Mar 13, 2018
Cape Town, South Africa. Image: Bobby Bradley/Flickr

Lessons from Cape Town's water crisis

David Suzuki
World Water Day on March 22 reminds us that as the human population continues to grow, putting greater demand on all resources, and as climate change exacerbates drought, we can't be complacent.
Blog
Mar 1, 2018
Lake beach. Photo: Viv Lynch/flickr

Wellington Water Watchers make water an election issue

Doreen Nicoll
Nagy wants Canadians to understand that, "renewable, clean water is not abundant in the populated areas of Canada. Our Great Lakes are not bathtubs that can be drained and shipped around the world."
Blog
Feb 27, 2018

Climate science deniers' credibility tested

David Suzuki
Skepticism and rational debate are healthy. Logical fallacies, misinformation and lies designed to support destructive industries by duping the gullible and muddying the waters are unconscionable.

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