Ecology/Environment

22/08/21
Author: 
Shaena Lambert
Protestors pushed and shoved violently as they form a civil disobedience cluster at Fairy Creek on August 21, 2021. Photo by Shaena Lambert

August 22nd 2021

Tall tree, deep water, strong wind, warm fire –

I can feel it in my body, I can feel it in my soul.

 

22/08/21
For Immediate Release

August 21, 2021
Province-Wide RCMP Stand Down Actions
Monday, August 23
1:00-3:00 pm Pacific

Where: RCMP detachments and offices across British Columbia (and Toronto, as of August 21).

19/08/21
Author: 
Maeve Campbell
Exploration in the Arctic   -   Copyright  Canva

August 16, 2021

Ocean bacteria in the Canadian Arctic is capable of biodegrading diesel and oil, according to a new study.

Scientists at the University of Calgary found “unexpected” microbes in the icy waters of the Arctic which they say would respond well to an oil spill in the region. The study’s findings were published in the Applied and Environmental Microbiology journal.

16/08/21
Author: 
First Nations leaders
Video update from Gidimt'en Checkpoint
CGL is attempting to bulldoze a Gidimt'en Archaeological site right next to the Gidimt'en camp. Callout for supporters to take action!
 
16/08/21
Author: 
First Nations leaders
From: Nuskmata Jacinda Mack <jacinda.mack@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, Aug 16, 2021 at 9:07 AM
Subject: Call For Solidarity: Nuxalk Nation Evicts Juggernaut Exploration Ltd.
To:
 
Yaw Smatmcuks ( hello relatives )
 
15/08/21
Author: 
Justin Mikulka
Charging Bull, or the Bull of Wall Street. Credit: htmvalerio, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Aug 13, 2021

Comments from a recent energy industry conference reveal major financiers of fossil fuels view environmental and social investing concerns as a trend to “inoculate” against but not a long-term threat to the industry.

“I kind of remind people, I personally think oil is a renewable, it just takes a little bit longer,” said Mari Salazar, senior vice president and manager of Energy Financial Services for BOK Financial, an Oklahoma-based bank that caters to the oil and gas industry. 

12/08/21
Author: 
Chris McGreal
Burned buses at the Colorado Mountain Ranch in the historic town of Gold Hill in the Fourmile Canyon fire area in Boulder, Colorado, attest to the effects of a devastating wildfire, Photograph: Craig F Walker/Denver Post/Getty Images

Aug. 2, 2021

ExxonMobil and Suncor face lawsuits in the western state but big oil’s apologists say the US consumer is to blame for emissions

12/08/21
Author: 
William E. Rees
‘Ecological overshoot’ is causing climate change, the pandemic and more. Is our political system capable of doing what’s needed? Photo by Paddy O Sullivan.

10 Aug 2021

What would ‘getting serious’ about the survival of civilization look like?

The pandemic is a big problem. Climate change is an even bigger problem. But the meta-problem is ecological overshoot.

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