Oliver Milman
The record increases in methane suggest it is being leaked from oil and gas drilling operations. Photo by Kurayba/Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Apr. 12, 2022

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

Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research.
Almagul Menlibayeva (Kazakhstan), Transoxiana Dreams, 2010.

Apr. 1, 2022

Patrick Greenfield
AT the UN biodiversity conference, Geneva, delegates try to negotiate a Paris-style agreement for nature, their first in-person meeting in two years. Photograph: Mike Muzurakis/IISD/ENB

Mar. 23, 2022

Campaigners warn time running out for governments to halt and reverse the destruction of wildlife and ecosystems that support the planet

Time is running out for governments to reach an ambitious Paris-style agreement for nature, say campaigners, who warn that crucial negotiations to protect biodiversity are moving at a “snail’s pace”.

Dana Nuccitelli

Yves here. The UN assumes that farms around the world will need to feed 2 billion more people by 2050. I suspect Mother Nature/the Jackpot will dent those numbers.

John Dorn

Dec. 14, 2021

First our warming climate caused the winters to be milder, and then the pine beetles were able to survive over the winter, and then the pine forests were overwhelmed by the beetles, and then the province let the foresters harvest the pine trees to salvage the crop, and then the wildfires came and burnt through the debris fuel, and then the atmospheric rivers dropped months’ worth of rain in a few hours, and then there were no trees to hold back the water, and then the creeks and rivers overflowed, and then the town of Merritt was evacuated to Kelowna and Kamloops.

Colin Ruloff
If we don’t power down the high-intensity animal agriculture industry and evolve our eating practices in a climate-friendly direction, we may very well eat ourselves to oblivion. Photo by The BlackRabbit / Unsplash

Dec. 9, 2021

Here’s something we can all agree on: the planet is headed in a warming direction.

Jeff Nagel
Salvage logging in the Baker Creek watershed west of Quesnel

Editor: Note the date of this piece.  So there were warnings.

May 10, 2012

Rapid runoff, scoured silt from B.C. Interior pose threats downstream.

The Fraser River is at risk of much more frequent and devastating floods because of the rapid pace of logging in the B.C. Interior to salvage vast stands of beetle-killed timber, according to a UBC researcher.

Randy Kritkausky, Indian Country Today .

Nov. 27, 2021

Not a kernel of truth: After 400 years it’s time to take down the monumental insult

Not A Kernel Of Truth.

The Wall Street Journal needs to cease its incorrect ‘Pilgrim Journal’

Jeremy Appel - Cargill correspondent for

Nov. 27, 2021

Workers at Cargill’s High River, Alberta meatpacking facility have overwhelmingly rejected the company’s latest contract offer and management has escalated tensions by serving a lockout notice. 


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