Canada

25/03/22
Author: 
Andrea Palframan - RAVEN
RAVEN - Victory for Beaver Lake Cree

Mar. 18, 2022

Beaver Lake Cree set powerful precedent for Indigenous access to justice in Canada’s Supreme Court

RAVEN-Respecting-Aboriginal-Values-and-Environmental-Needs

24/03/22
Author: 
Robert Tuttle
Carbon capture is a process where the carbon dioxide from oil and gas production facilities is sequestered and injected back into the ground. PHOTO BY TODD KOROL/REUTERS

Jan. 20, 2022

Massive subsidy for fossil fuel industry would be better spent on renewable energy, electrification, energy efficiency, letter said

Canada’s plans to introduce a tax credit for carbon capture in the country’s oilpatch would amount to a fossil fuel subsidy for an ineffective technology, a group of academics said in a letter to the deputy prime minister.

24/03/22
Author: 
Nina Lakhani
Forests, such as this one in Indonesia, do lmore than just store carbon. Photograph: Xinhua/Rex/Shutterstock

Mar. 24, 2022

New data suggests forests help keep the Earth at least half of a degree cooler, protecting us from the effects of climate crisis

The world’s forests play a far greater and more complex role in tackling climate crisis than previously thought, due to their physical effects on global and local temperatures, according to new research.

24/03/22
Author: 
Marc Lee
Image - Dollar sign drip from gas hose

As the last paragraph below says, excess profit taxes have been imposed during wars. In the Second World War that kind of tax was 75-100%. Ottawa should now impose that kind of tax at all times, not just during the current gas price spike. The "war" against climate disruption and other environmental destroyers must be won for the children, and the current gougers should bloody well pay for it (until their destructive industry is nationalized and wound down).

         -- Gene McGuckin 

Mar. 17, 2020

24/03/22
Author: 
Ministry of Just Transition Collective
Government of Canada - Ministry of Just Transition

Mar. 24, 2022

A press conference from a Climate Emergency Coalition Government three years into the future reports on its progress towards climate justice

As we near the end of 2025, it’s worth reflecting on the first 1000 days of a new era. 

23/03/22
Author: 
Barry Saxifrage
Canada is the only G7 nation emitting far above 1990 levels — and Alberta, Saskatchewan and B.C. are the main drivers of this climate failure.

Mar. 23, 2022

Humanity is hurtling towards a full-blown climate crisis. To avoid this dystopian future, climate pollution must rapidly plunge to zero.

23/03/22
Author: 
Natasha Bulowski
The Liberals and New Democrats strike deal to stay in power.

Mar. 23, 2022

[Editor: Cautious optimism? Just another reminder that electoral politics isn't dealing with the climate emergency?]

A new agreement between the federal NDP and the Liberal government promises political stability until 2025, which will be key for climate action despite its underwhelming commitments, political scientists say.

20/03/22
Author: 
Jessica Green, Laura Tozer & Emily Eaton

As long as Canada continues to underwrite the oil and gas industry, it cannot make meaningful progress on the economic transformation needed to address climate change.

15/03/22
Author: 
Amanda Follett Hosgood
Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chief Na’Moks, left, speaks with a Coastal GasLink worker. ‘I’m sure they don’t want the public to know how much the public is paying to guard an industry.’ Photo by Amanda Follett Hosgood.

Mar. 2, 2022

Spending dropped quite a bit in 2021, but the force still has a significant presence in Wet’suwet’en territory.

The RCMP’s costs for policing a remote resource road on Wet’suwet’en territory have steadily dropped over the past three years, according to information obtained by The Tyee through freedom of information laws.

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