Climate Change

25/10/21
Author: 
Brent Patterson
Photos: Prime Minister Trudeau addresses the United Nations in September 2016, the RCMP raid Wet’suwet’en territory in January 2019.

 

If the Canadian government continues to enable the criminalization of Indigenous land defenders opposed to fossil fuel megaprojects, it will continue to miss the carbon emission reduction targets it has pledged at United Nations climate summits.

25/10/21
Author: 
Ecosocialist Alliance
ECOSOCIALISM NOT EXTINCTION!

October 24, 2021

This statement was drafted by the Ecosocialist Alliance, a UK-based coalition organized by Green Left, Left Unity and Anti-Capitalist Resistance. After discussion and adoption of amendments proposed the Global Ecosocialist Network, it has been endorsed by a wide range of individuals and groups, including Climate & Capitalism. It will be distributed at COP26, the United Nations climate conference that opens on October 31 in Glasgow.


ECOSOCIALISM NOT EXTINCTION!

25/10/21
Author: 
Cloe Logan

October 25th 2021

Thousands of dormant well sites dot the landscape of British Columbia, and new rules make some in the province concerned oil and gas companies will delay cleaning them up.

23/10/21
Author: 
First Nations leaders

UPDATES FROM THE WET'SUWET'EN FRONTLINE

23/10/21
Author: 
Don Pittis

Oct 18, 2021

Analysts insist China is on track to meet its COP26 targets despite many strains

A giant screen shows news footage of Chinese President Xi Jinping attending a video summit on climate change earlier this year. Will China be able to meet Xi's targets? (Florence Lo/Reuters)

23/10/21
Author: 
Dannielle Piper
Vancouver Skyline (Christer Waara/CBC)
Oct 21, 2021
 
As all eyes turn to COP 26 in Glasgow, we hear the case for cities to get more money and power as they find themselves on the frontlines of climate change. 36:23 listen here

Given that the majority of the global population lives in urban centres, cities are responsible for organizing many of the activities that contribute to greenhouse gas emissions, such as public transportation, land use planning and construction.

20/10/21
Author: 
Jenny Uechi
The Quebec premier's speech Tuesday is being hailed by environmental activists as a bold step toward reducing fossil fuel production. Photo via François Legault / Twitter

October 19th 2021

In a groundbreaking move, Quebec Premier François Legault announced the province will “definitively renounce the extraction of hydrocarbons on its territory” during a speech outlining his government's priorities in the National Assembly on Tuesday.

20/10/21
Author: 
John Woodside
Tar Sands - Two reports released Wednesday reveal Canada is lagging far behind its climate goals, with both studies making clear the only option left is reducing the production of fossil fuels. Photo by Howl Arts Collective / Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Oct. 19, 2021

Two reports released Wednesday reveal Canada is lagging far behind its climate goals, with both studies making clear the only option left is reducing the production of fossil fuels.

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