Climate Change

17/01/20
Author: 
Chris D'Angelo .
LTBMU Fire Captain Dave Soldavini, holds a baby kangaroo, known as a "Joey," that was rescued from the devastating 2019-20 wildfires in Australia, January 2020. Photo:Flickr/USDA Forest Service (CC BY 2.0)

Jan. 16, 2020

This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration

17/01/20
Author: 
Vikram Dodd and Jamie Grierson
 Gillian Anderson delivers a Greenpeace petition to the Foreign Office in London in 2018. Photograph: Guy Bell/REX/Shutterstock

Jan. 17, 2020

Exclusive: Extinction Rebellion and Peta also named in anti-extremism briefing alongside Combat 18 and National Action

A counter-terrorism police document distributed to medical staff and teachers as part of anti-extremism briefings included Greenpeace, Peta and other non-violent groups as well as neo-Nazis, the Guardian has learned.

17/01/20
Author: 
Sunrise Movement USA
Jan. 17, 2020

Have you seen the trailer for Generation Green New Deal yet?

15/01/20
Author: 
Larry Elliott
The damage caused by extreme weather events such as the Australian bushfires is at the top of the WEF’s risks report. Photograph: Sam Mooy/Getty

Jan. 15, 2020

For first time, environment is at top of list of issues worrying world’s elite

A year of extreme weather events and mounting evidence of global heating have catapulted the climate emergency to the top of the list of issues worrying the world’s elite.

14/01/20
Author: 
Eoin Higgins
Climate advocates protesting outside BlackRock's headquarters in New York City in 2019. (Photo: Amazon Watch)

 January 14, 2020

The firm, which manages nearly $7 trillion in assets, claims it will ensure sustainability is a key factor in investment strategies moving forward.

In a letter to investors Tuesday, Larry Fink, CEO of money management firm BlackRock, announced the company would prioritize the climate crisis in deciding on investments and strategies going forward—a major victory for the environmental movement.

14/01/20
Author: 
Fair Vote Canada

As voter disengagement, mistrust, and the lure of populism is growing around the world, a powerful way for citizens to lead is emerging. 

13/01/20
Author: 
 Charlie Smith
Chief Na'moks of the Tsayu Clan says that provincial and federal officials have assumed and presumed authority over Wet'suwet'en territory, even though this has never been ceded by anyone. UNIST'OT'EN CAMP
January 12th, 2020 
 
Tensions continue to run high over the 670-kilometre Coastal GasLink pipeline project, which has been approved by the federal and B.C. governments, as well as by 20 elected First Nations councils along the route.

It's become a defining moment not only in the evolution of Indigenous rights, but in the future of B.C.'s NDP government and Canada's oil and gas industry.

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