Climate Change

17/09/19
Author: 
Naomi Klein
 California Fires: GettyImages-1028173796_Cal-Fires_web-1568324896-promo (1).jpg

Sept, 16, 2019

ORGANIZERS ARE EXPECTING huge numbers to turn out for the Global Climate Strike, beginning on September 20 and continuing through September 27. It builds on the first global climate strike, which took place on March 15, and attracted an estimated 1.6 million young people, who walked out of class at schools on every continent.

16/09/19
Author: 
Naomi Klein
What's in Trump's Straw

WATCH AS Naomi Klein explains why the overpriced scraps of pre-landfill known as Trump Straws can actually tell us a whole lot about why our planet’s on fire.

16/09/19
Author: 
Sharon Kelly
Main image: Retirement. Credit: Monica Silvestre from Pexels

July 25, 2019

A year ago, Chesapeake Energy, at one time the nation’s largest natural gas producer, announced it was selling off its Ohio Utica shale drilling rights in a $2 billion deal with a little-known private company based in Houston, Texas, Encino Acquisition Partners.

15/09/19
Author: 
CBC staff
September 14, 2019

Yemen's Houthi rebels claim attack that sparked huge fire at processor crucial to global energy supplies
 
14/09/19
Author: 
Bill Henderson

None of the parties have the ambitious policies required to really tackle the climate crisis

SEPTEMBER 13, 2019

14/09/19
Author: 
Miranda Cady Hallett
A farmer carries firewood during the dry season in Nicaragua, one of the Central American countries affected by a recent drought. Neil Palmer for CIAT/flickr, CC BY-NC-ND

September 6, 2019 

Clouds of dust rose behind the wheels of the pickup truck as we hurtled over the back road in Palo Verde, El Salvador. When we got to the stone-paved part of the road, the driver slowed as the truck heaved up and down with the uneven terrain. Riding in the back bed of the truck, Ruben (not his real name) and I talked while we held on tight, sitting on sacks of dried beans that he was taking to market.

13/09/19
Author: 
The Leap

We were thrilled to see so much interest from activists and trade unionists in Canada, the Untited States, and abroad!

Here is a recording of the digital panel.

13/09/19
Author: 
Jake Johnson
Students seen holding placards while chanting slogans during a youth-led climate protest in London on May 24, 2019. (Photo: Dinendra Haria/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

"We cannot let the vital idealism of this new generation be poisoned by cynicism and doubt. This is our last chance. They are our last chance. We must stand with them."

 September 12, 2019

13/09/19
Author: 
GLENDA LUYMES
Rebecca Hamilton is helping to organize the General Strike for Climate Action on Sept. 27. GERRY KAHRMANN / PN

The student-led movement is inviting people of all ages to leave school and work on Sept. 27 to rally outside Vancouver City Hall

September 13, 2019

Many of them are too young to vote in next month’s federal election, but they are intent on having a say.

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