Climate Change

29/06/19
Author: 
Emma Brockes

 

June 19, 2019 - One is America’s youngest-ever congresswoman, the other a Swedish schoolgirl. Two of the most powerful voices on the climate speak for the first time.

27/06/19
Author: 
Judy Deutsch

The New Deal and World War II are reminders of past transformative times, reverberating in current severe hardships and extreme dangers. Emergencies can bring clarity and reason about what to do, though at the opposite end, crises can elicit the worst outcomes, such as outlined by Naomi Klein in The Shock Doctrine.

25/06/19
Author: 
Nafeez Ahmed

Jun 3 2019

Image: Mark Garlick/Science Photos Library via Getty Images

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25/06/19
Author: 
Tristan Hughes
‘This is how climate change denial will increasingly look in the future.’ Photo by Mychaylo Prystupa.

Approving a pipeline while declaring a climate emergency is ‘climate change denial with a human face.’

21 Jun 2019

The Trudeau government’s recent actions — declaring a climate emergency and re-approving the Trans Mountain expansion project within two days — aren’t just hypocritical: they’re morally equivalent to climate change denial.

25/06/19
Author: 
Andrew Nikiforuk

June 25, 2019

Trudeau and Scheer share a ludicrous oil addiction. Where’s Kurt when you need him?

“Dear future generations: Please accept our apologies. We were rolling drunk on petroleum.” ― Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Where is Kurt Vonnegut when you need him? 

24/06/19
Author: 
The Leap and partners

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hTH7-aSTzs&feature=youtu.be

[Editor: video of event held in Vancouver on June 21, 2019.   If you don't have time to listen to the whole event (2 hours and 44 minutes),  then it is very worthwhile to go to the speech by Avi Lewis which begins just after  2:11:17.  The complete program includes speakers   David Suzuki, Kanahus Manuel, Harsha Walia, and Avi Lewis, with Anjali Appadurai as MC.]

24/06/19
Author: 
BlueGreen Alliance

"Many good ideas. Some that are still not dealing with the total reality of the climate disruption crisis." - Gene McGuckin - a past president of Local 1129, Communications, Energy, and Paperworkers (CEP) at the recycled paperboard mill in Burnaby​

https://www.bluegreenalliance.org/work-issue/solidarity-for-climate-action/

21/06/19
Author: 
Massachusetts Teachers Association

With more than 1,200 delegates attending, the Massachusetts Teachers Association approved a resolution “That the MTA delegation to the 2019 NEA Representative Assembly propose a national teachers strike in support of the Green New Deal.”

The submitters’ rationale noted that

20/06/19
Author: 
Michael Harris
What Trudeau’s Liberals have done cannot be reconciled. Photo via Justin Trudeau Flickr.

He says Canadians can have it both ways. The facts say otherwise.

19 JUN 2019

As the planet slowly stews in its increasingly sultry juices, sled dogs are walking on water, but Justin Trudeau no longer is.

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