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15/08/19
Author: 
Peter McCartney
B.C. Premier John Horgan and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Parliament Hill in 2018. File Photo by Andrew Meade

August 13th 2019

When I told people I was heading to northeastern British Columbia to check out fracking sites, the most common response was: “We do that here?”

Few southerners have any idea what goes on in the Peace region, and even fewer will ever see it for themselves. For all the hype about liquefied natural gas (LNG) the last few years, not many of us seem to know where it all comes from.

08/08/19
Author: 
UN
UNDP Chad/Jean Damascene Hakuzim Desertification threatens the village of Tantaverom. Mbo Malloumu has taken the initiative to plant acacia seedlings to rehabilitate the land. In the past 50 years, Lake Chad basin shrank from 25,000 square kilometers to 2,000square kilometers.

8 August 2019

More than 500 million people today live in areas affected by erosion linked to climate change, the UN warned on Thursday, before urging all countries to commit to sustainable land use to help limit greenhouse gas emissions before it is too late.

08/08/19
Author: 
Michael P. Theroux and Laura M. Gill Bennett Jones LLP

August 6 2019

On July 11, 2019, Quebec's Superior Court rejected a class action lawsuit seeking federal action relating to climate change. The Court found that the questions raised by the plaintiff, Environnement Jeunesse, were justiciable but that a class action was not the right vehicle.

01/08/19
Author: 
Cecile Favron, Peak Associate
Burnaby Mountain tank farm - Image courtesy of Burnaby Now

July 30, 2019

How prepared is SFU when faced with complications at the tank farm?

After Angela Brooks-Wilson became a professor at Simon Fraser University, her family relocated to a neighbourhood just minutes from campus at the base of Burnaby Mountain. It was supposed to be the house that she and her husband would live in for the rest of their careers and into retirement.

30/07/19
Author: 
Novara Media

This morning Reclaim The Power activists marched through the City of London and occupied a power station site as part of an ongoing week of action linking up climate justice and migrants’ rights campaigns.

See video here: https://www.facebook.com/novaramedia/videos/631421404046214/?t=22

30/07/19
Author: 
Ruth Milka
Image Credit: Corey Torpie/Courtesy of the Ocasio-Cortez Campaign

July 30, 2019

"Climate change represents not only the greatest threat to our species, but one of our greatest economic opportunities."

Senator and presidential-hopeful Kamala Harris and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have partnered to propose a bill that would target communities that are the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change.

The Climate Equity Act would “ensure that the United States government makes communities on the frontlines of the climate crisis the foundation of policy related to climate and the environment.”

23/07/19
Author: 
Ben Ehrenreich

The alternative is the death of millions and a world fractured by nationalism.

21/07/19
Author: 
George Monbiot

Governments have built a heaven for landlords and a hell for tenants. It’s time to change the system.

published in the Guardian 17th July 2019

04/07/19
Author: 
Dr. Tim K. Takaro

File OF‐Fac‐Oil‐T260‐2013‐03 60          July 4, 2019

Submitting Comment on:  A.  Condition compliance            B. Detailed route approval 

Title: Health Officers’ Council of BC calls health impacts assessment inadequate

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