29/09/14 Andrew MacLeod The Tyee
Running small non-profit organizations in British Columbia will become much more difficult if the government proceeds with a proposed change that will make it easy for opponents to tie them up in court, say critics of the province's direction.
29/09/14 Bruce Watson The Guardian
According to oft-cited statistics, climate scientists are 95%-99% certain of climate change – about as certain as they are of the link between smoking and lung cancer. Nonetheless, an estimated 58% of US Republican congressmen claim to be unconvinced of it.
28/09/14 Fred Magdoff Monthly Review
A. The Environmental Crisis The "environmental crisis" is actually a number of crises, including the following:
27/09/14 CBC Staff CBC News
The Federal Court of Appeal has granted leave to the Gitxaala Nation to apply for judicial review of the Northern Gateway pipeline project's approval. The Gitxaala is challenging the federal cabinet's approval of the Enbridge project.
26/09/14 Jeff Lewis Globe and Mail
Suncor ships first crude to Europe in effort to expand markets By Jeff Lewis, Globe and Mail, Sept. 24 2014
26/09/14 Jennifer Moreau Burnaby Now
Kinder Morgan's pipeline work on Burnaby Mountain has been left in the legal lurch, following a National Energy Board decision on the company's request for an access order. Before deciding, the board is asking Kinder Morgan to file a "notice of constitutional question," – a notice, also sent to the Canada's attorney generals, outlining the company's legal argument.
25/09/14 Ethan Cox ricochetmedia.ca
, , , I caught up with Cam Fenton on the balcony of a sprawling four-story building in Bushwick dubbed simply the “art-build space.” A secondary space a block over was designated for larger projects, and both hummed with constant activity throughout the days and nights leading up to the march.
25/09/14 Paul D'Amato Socialistworker.org
Paul D'Amato, editor of the International Socialist Review, answers the objections of several left-wing writers who critiqued the People's Climate March.
25/09/14 CBC Staff CBC News
Malaysian state-owned energy company Petronas is threatening to pull out of a liquefied natural gas project on the north coast of British Columbia, the Financial Times reported Thursday.
25/09/14 Roger Annis Vancouver Observer
The incumbent Conservative Party that made natural gas fracking a centrepiece of its election platform has lost the Sept 22 election in New Brunswick. The new premier is Brian Gallant of the Liberal Party. The election provides an interesting snapshot of popular opinion on major environmental and social issues. Gas fracking rejected