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27/12/17
Author: 
Roger Annis

The following is a compilation of articles and interviews by Dr. Jason Hickel. He is an anthropologist and author at the University of London and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He serves on the UK Labour Party task force on international development. He is an advocate for global social equality and an advocate of ‘degrowth’ as a solution to the global warming emergency.

13/12/17
Author: 
Roger Annis

British Columbia Premier John Horgan announced on December 11 that his New Democratic Party government will proceed with construction of the $11 billion-and-counting ‘Site C’ hydroelectric dam on the Peace River in the province’s northeast.

30/10/17
Author: 
Gene McGuckin

Thanks for being here, ready to protect this coast—and so much more!

I’m Gene McGuckin, a spokesperson for BROKE, Burnaby Residents Opposing Kinder Morgan Expansion.

23/10/17
Author: 
Brent Jang

British Columbia's NDP government is facing controversy over liquefied natural gas as environmental groups warn that a project led by Royal Dutch Shell PLC will derail the province's efforts to transition to a low-carbon economy.

20/10/17
Author: 
Tracy Sherlock
B.C. Environment Minister George Heyman announces new measures to stop Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain expansion with B.C. Attorney General David Eby on Thurs. Aug. 10, 2017 in Vancouver, B.C. Photo by The Canadian Press

Due to an absurd legal twist, the new NDP government in B.C. has opposed the Trans Mountain Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion in one courtroom while preparing to defend the expansion in another.

08/09/17
Author: 
Jens Wieting
Hurricanes (from left) Katia, Irma, and Jose in the West Atlantic Basin simultaneously. NOAA

Unprecedented climate change-fuelled wildfires and hurricanes are a stark global warning that we have little time to contribute to global solutions to save nature, phase out fossil fuels, and leap to a low-carbon economy.

31/07/17
Author: 
Eric Doherty

When Dave Barrett led the NDP to victory and became premier in September 1972, Vancouver was in the midst of a freeway revolt. East Vancouver and Chinatown residents had united against the planned downtown freeway and third crossing to the North Shore.

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