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24/01/20
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Alex Ballingall
Jagmeet Singh

Jan. 23, 2020

Thu., Jan. 23, 20205 min. read

OTTAWA—There’s a reason Jagmeet Singh won’t take a clear stand on the Coastal GasLink, a 670-km natural gas pipeline project in northern British Columbia that has galvanized opposition from Indigenous groups and environmentalists.

In his own words, it’s complicated.

24/01/20
Author: 
Carl Meyer
The bridge connecting North and South Tarawa, an atoll in the Pacific nation of Kiribati that is facing the threat of rising sea levels from climate change, pictured in 2017. Asian Development Bank photo

A new human-rights ruling says deporting a person to a country where they could be killed or seriously mistreated as a result of the climate crisis would violate an international treaty to which Canada is a party, according to the country’s UN refugee agency.

23/01/20
Author: 
By Andrew Nikiforuk
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and B.C. Premier John Horgan shake hands as LNG Canada CEO Andy Calitz, back right, watches during a news conference in October 2018. Photo by Darryl Dyck, the Canadian Press
January 23, 2020
 
No, methane’s no fix for global coal-fired energy. Here’s why.
 
Representatives of the British Columbia, Alberta and federal governments are making the global rounds these days to sell the notion that liquefied natural gas exports can help the climate crisis.
23/01/20
Author: 
Jessica Corbett
The Doomsday Clock reads 100 seconds to midnight—a decision made by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists—during an announcement at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 23, 2020. (Photo: Eva Hambach/AFP via Getty Images)

January 23, 2020

Citing the worsening nuclear threat and inaction on the climate crisis, scientists issue a historic warning about the risk of global catastrophe.

"The Doomsday Clock now stands at 100 seconds to midnight, the most dangerous situation that humanity has ever faced. Now is the time to come together—to unite and to act."

23/01/20
Author: 
Mark John

LONDON (Reuters) - A majority of people around the world believe capitalism in its current form is doing more harm than good, a survey found ahead of this week’s Davos meeting of business and political leaders.

 

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21/01/20
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Primary Author Compiled By Mitchell L Beer @MITCHELLBEER
Germany coal mining - Arnoldius/Wikimedia Commons

JANUARY 19, 2020

National and regional governments in Germany have sealed the deal on a €40-billion (US$45-billion) plan to phase out coal by 2038 and fund a realistic transition for workers and communities that still depend on the industry.

21/01/20
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First Nations Leaders
‘Is this a scorecard of how many First Nations say yes compared to those who say no? Is that how we measure rights and title?’ Photo by Michael Toledano.

Premiered Nov 1, 2019

 

 

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[Photo: ‘Is this a scorecard of how many First Nations say yes compared to those who say no? Is that how we measure rights and title?’ Photo by Michael Toledano.]

 

 

 

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