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The Global 1% and the Climate Threat

The following short video explains the Keysone XL pipeline as the “lynchpin enabling the climate intensive tar sands industry to grow unimpeded.”  It explains the urgent necessity for action quite clearly.  As Obama’s decision on the pipeline approaches, this is something that really needs to go viral: With such powerfully disconcerting information about the tar […]

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David Attenborough calls Humans a ‘Plague on Earth’, Misses the Mark

We all know and love David Attenborough for his delightful narration of the Planet Earth series.  However, now he has offered us a very stern and (unfortunately) misguided warning: either we limit our population growth, or the natural world will do it for us.  He expects us to see devastating effects of climate change and population […]

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Let’s Not Be Idle Any More

Idle No More protesters are asking the Federal Court for a review of Omnibus Bills C-38 and C-45, passed by the Conservative government, that make detrimental changes to the Fisheries Act and the Navigable Waters Protection Act.  Bill C-45 spurred the Idle No More movement, since the obliteration of the Navigable Waters Protection Act removes […]

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