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Turtle Island - drumming

July 26, 2021  •  

Public opinion has been shaken by the ‘discovery’ of unmarked graves of children who died in residential schools. The word ‘discovery’ has to be placed in quotation marks because Indigenous communities have been saying for many years that terrible things happened at these places. The time has come to call this what it is – a genocide.

Inayat Singh

Not leaks, the article says. Many emissions are designed "off-gassing." Can you say, "North Burnaby?"\

               - Gene McGuckin

Crawford Kilian
Wildfire smoke that blanketed Vancouver last September was just a warning of the new reality for BC. Photo by Joshua Berson.

July 19, 2021

The ‘heat dome’ signalled our new reality. Here are key issues we must address now — or pay a big price later.

Problem 1: The destruction of the rural economy

Thomas Oatis Sandborn, John Cashore
From: Thomas Oatis Sandborn 
Date: Sun, Jul 18, 2021 at 4:05 PM
Subject: Fwd: Letter from John Cashore to John Horgan - very powerful
Unist'ot'en Solidarity Brigade
Updates from Camp and Direct Support for Lytton Fire Survivors

This summer has been rough. As communities across so called Canada and the world grapple with the direct evidence of genocide being shown in the media every day communities are also being subjected to climate disasters like the recent heatwave and the fire that tragically burned down the town of Lytton. 

David Hasemyer
Trans-Alaska Pipeline (Alyeska pipleline) running through landscape with Mountain range in the distance in Alaska. Credit: Edwin Remsburg/VW Pics via Getty Images

July 11, 2021

The pipeline operator is repairing damage to its supports caused by a sliding slope of permafrost, and installing chillers to keep the ground around it frozen.

Thawing permafrost threatens to undermine the supports holding up an elevated section of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, jeopardizing the structural integrity of one of the world’s largest oil pipelines and raising the potential of an oil spill in a delicate and remote landscape where it would be extremely difficult to clean up.

Philip Oltermann
'Catastrophic’ flooding hits western Germany leaving dozens dead – video report

[See video at link]

July 15, 2021

Parts of Belgium, France and Netherlands also badly affected as unprecedented rainfall wreaks havoc

At least 58 people have died and dozens more are missing in Germany after much of western Europe was inundated by record rainfall that brought devastating floods.


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