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    Who Would You Nominate as Canada’s Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25?

    Who Would You Nominate as Canada’s Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25?

    More than half the world’s population is under 30 and young people today are driving the climate movement. They will have to deal with the dramatic impacts from climate change in their lifetime. The youth have the facts and they are voting, marching and leading the way to better and brighter future. The Starfish Canada celebrates and […]

    Catholics Fast for Lent in Support of Pope Francis’ Call for Climate Action

    Catholics Fast for Lent in Support of Pope Francis’ Call for Climate Action

    Today marks Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent for Catholics. The 40-day period leading up to Easter is a time when Catholics fast, and many try to give up something as a way to deepen their faith. This Lenten season, the Global Catholic Climate Movement, which formed in January, officially announced today the Lenten Fast for Climate […]

    Global Divestment Day: A Huge Success

    Global Divestment Day: A Huge Success

    Global Divestment Day is a huge success with more than 400 events in 48 countries spanning six continents, with events planned for tomorrow too. Global Divestment Day—put on by Fossil Free, a project of 350.org—is bringing people together to stop the fossil fuel industry in its tracks. When a Fossil Free group demonstrated outside of a Commbank branch, the branch closed. Photo […]

    Why Utilities Hate the Clean Power Rule

    Why Utilities Hate the Clean Power Rule

    This article is the first of a three-part series on the Future of Electricity. Read Part II and Part III. The vicious coal industry/right-wing attack on President Obama’s proposed Clean Power Rule is not fundamentally about the rule itself. Substantively, the proposal is simply the fulfillment of one of George W. Bush’s 2000 campaign promises—to clean up […]

    Ski Resorts Close as West Coast Drought Intensifies

    Ski Resorts Close as West Coast Drought Intensifies

    As we all know, California is experiencing its fourth year of extreme and exceptional drought. Scientists have confirmed it’s the worst drought in the region in the last 1,200 years. Thankfully, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced on Feb. 6 that the Bureau of Reclamation is “making $50 million in funds available for drought relief projects […]