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Tackling Climate Change Requires Healing the Divide

Tackling Climate Change Requires Healing the Divide

Canadian climate change opinion is polarized, and research shows the divide is widening. The greatest predictor of people’s outlook is political affiliation. This means people’s climate change perceptions are being increasingly driven by divisive political agendas rather than science and concern for our collective welfare. Over the past year, the Alberta Narratives Project gathered input […]

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    Canada Pipeline Feud Becomes Trade War as Alberta Boycotts B.C. Wine

    Canada Pipeline Feud Becomes Trade War as Alberta Boycotts B.C. Wine

    By Andy Rowell They say that oil and water do not mix. And now the proverb applies to oil and wine. There is an escalating tension in Canada between the Albertan and British Columbian (B.C.) governments over the disputed Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline, which is due to transport tar sands from Alberta to the […]

    Emergency Order Aims to Protect Resident Orcas

    Emergency Order Aims to Protect Resident Orcas

    Canada is losing a lot of its wildlife. The World Wildlife Fund’s 2017 Living Planet Report Canada found half the monitored mammal, bird, reptile, amphibian and fish species declined from 1970 to 2014. Threatened and endangered species continue to disappear despite federal legislation designed to protect them and help their populations recover. What’s going wrong? […]

    David Suzuki: It’s Time to End BC’s Cruel Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunt

    David Suzuki: It’s Time to End BC’s Cruel Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunt

    Grizzly bears venturing from dens in search of food this spring will face landscapes dominated by mines, roads, pipelines, clearcuts and ever-expanding towns and cities. As in years past, they’ll also face the possibility of painful death at the hands of trophy hunters. British Columbia’s spring bear hunt just opened. Hunters are fanning across the […]

    This First Nation Is Still Under Boil-Water Advisory After 21 Years

    This First Nation Is Still Under Boil-Water Advisory After 21 Years

    Neskantaga First Nation in Ontario has had to boil water since 1995. “We’re over 20 years already where our people haven’t been able to get the water they need to drink from their taps or to bathe themselves without getting any rashes,” Neskantaga Chief Wayne Moonias told CBC News in 2015. Their water issues have […]

    David Suzuki: Stop Buying So Much Stuff

    David Suzuki: Stop Buying So Much Stuff

    How much stuff will you give and receive this holiday season? Add it to the growing pile—the 30-trillion-ton pile. That’s how much technology and goods humans have produced, according to a study by an international team led by England’s University of Leicester. It adds up to more than all living matter on the planet, estimated […]

    NY Times Pushes Nukes While Claiming Renewables Fail to Fight Climate Change

    NY Times Pushes Nukes While Claiming Renewables Fail to Fight Climate Change

    The New York Times published an astonishing article last week that blames green power for difficulties countries are facing to mitigate climate change. The article by Eduardo Porter, How Renewable Energy is Blowing Climate Change Efforts Off Course, serves as a flagship for an on-going attack on the growth of renewables. It is so convoluted […]