Ecology/Environment

06/09/20
Author: 
Dustin Godfrey
Pipes for TMX - Photograph By TRANS MOUNTAIN

SEPTEMBER 4, 2020

Thirteen groups representing 180,000 post-secondary students across the country are backing a call by SFU’s student union for the federal government to reconsider the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

02/09/20
Author: 
Premila D'Sa
Canada Energy Regulator is responsible for approving and regulating major projects such as the Keystone XL pipeline, which runs natural gas through the U.S. and Canada. Photo by Shannon Patrick/Creative Commons

September 2nd 2020

An Indigenous Advisory Committee may be comprised of "respected voices in their communities," but it's unclear how much of a say they'll have during discussions about future energy projects.

The Canada Energy Regulator announced the committee last week.

02/09/20
Author: 
Rising Tide North America Collective

The Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline is spilling into drinking water aquifers, on sacred sites, and feeding catastrophic climate change, and this pipeline wouldn’t be possible without major insurers backing the project.

28/08/20
Author: 
South African Food Sovereignty Campaign, the Cooperative and Policy Alternative Centre & a Climate Justice Assembly

Climate Justice Charter

 
28/08/20
Author: 
Tom Philpott
Selection of packaged meats - Caption: The soil that makes one of the globe’s most important farming regions so productive is vanishing before our eyes.’ Photograph: Raysonho @ Open Grid Scheduler/ Grid Engine/ CC0

August 28th 2020

This story was originally published by The Guardian and appears in the National Observer as part of the Climate Desk collaboration

28/08/20
Author: 
Emma McIntosh
Ontario Premier Doug Ford (left) and Environment Minister Jeff Yurek, pictured in 2018. A growing number of First Nations are speaking out about Ford's Bill 197, which the premier said was aimed at helping Ontario's economy. File photo by Alex Tétreault

August 28th 2020

The Ford government is poised to face a second court battle over its controversial COVID-19 economic recovery bill, this time from a group representing 133 First Nations in Ontario.

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