15/09/14 Alyssa Battistoni Jacobin Magazine
The first Earth Day was April 22, 1970. It was also Lenin’s hundredth birthday. The coincidence was not intentional.
15/09/14 Brent Jang The Globe and Mail
Four major liquefied natural gas projects in British Columbia are lobbying Ottawa for tax relief, arguing that it is in the national interest to launch LNG sales to Asia and reduce Canada’s dependence on energy exports to the United States.
12/09/14 Jenny Uechi Vancouver Observer
As FIPA comes into force, it would have a major impact on projects such as Enbridge Northern Gateway and potentially some LNG proposals.
11/09/14 Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. The Smirking Chimp
The recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the most worrisome so far. Paired with data from the 2014 National Climate Assessment, there is no question that the climate crisis is here and is accelerating at a faster pace than predicted. Its effects are widespread and dangerous, yet real solutions are being suppressed.
11/09/14 Michelle Nijhuis Audubon Society
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10/09/14 Charlie Smith Georgia Straight
To paraphrase Lennon and McCartney, striking B.C. teachers are hoping to get by with a little help from their friends. Today, those friends in the labour movement stepped up with a massive amount of money to help the B.C. Teachers' Federation combat the Christy Clark government.
09/09/14 Andrea Germanos Common Dreams
It's necessary to "degrow" the "corporate food regime" that over last five decades has impoverished the climate, water resources, local communities and crop diversity, and has not solved the problem of hunger.
09/09/14 Peter O'Neil Vancouver Sun
The federal New Democratic Party plans to table a bill this autumn that would pressure oil and gas companies to find ways to add value to crude oil before exporting it overseas.
09/09/14 Jon Queally common Dreams
A local district attorney in Massachusetts surprised parties on all sides on Monday after he sided with two climate justice activists who employed a "necessity defense" to justify their use of a small lobster boat to block the path of an enormous coal freighter trying to dock at the Brayton Point Power Station in the town of Somerset last year.
09/09/14 City of Burnaby News Release
For immediate release: On September 8, the City of Burnaby filed a Civil Claim against Kinder Morgan, seeking an injunction to restrain Kinder Morgan from continuing to carry on works in the Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area in contravention of the city of Burnaby’s bylaws. The Burnaby Parks Regulation Bylaw prohibits the cutting of trees and damage to the park.