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Michelle Gamage
Glass sponge reefs, only found in the cool waters of the Pacific northwest, help mitigate global warming and ocean acidification by absorbing 227 tonnes of CO2 every day. Image still from Moonless Oasis, a CBC documentary by Perpetuum Films about glass sponge reefs in Howe Sound.

Mar. 8, 2023

So why hasn’t the government cancelled oil and gas exploration permits that could damage them?

Jake Johnson
Mexican farmers take part in a march against NAFTA on January 31, 2008. (Photo: Luis Acosta/AFP via Getty Images)

Feb. 15, 2023

"Our government is working tirelessly to pad the multibillion-dollar profits of domestic agribusiness corporations by pushing GE corn," said one U.S. environmental group.

Environmental groups on Tuesday accused the Biden administration of putting the profits of big agribusiness over public health and critical pollinators by attempting to obstruct the Mexican government's ongoing push to ban genetically engineered corn.

John Woodside
Wet'suwet'en nation Hereditary Chief Na'Moks leaves the Metro Convention Centre in Toronto for the Royal Bank of Canada annual general meeting, on Thursday, April 7, 2022. Photo by Christopher Katsarov/Canada's National Observer

Feb. 15, 2023

Calgary-headquartered energy giant TC Energy took a $1.4-billion loss this past quarter, driven by the skyrocketing costs of the Coastal GasLink pipeline.

Sarah Cox
Alberta's energy war room is promoting the expansion of liquefied natural gas projects in B.C. as construction continues on Canada's first LNG export project in Kitimat, B.C. Photo: LNG Canada

Feb. 7, 2023

Alberta’s energy war room campaign to promote the carbon-intensive LNG industry comes as B.C. admits it will miss emissions targets, even without accounting for new LNG

The BC Natural Resources Forum attracts a who’s who of the forestry, mining and oil and gas sectors to its annual gathering in Prince George. 

Shift Action for Pension Wealth and Planet Health
Canadian Pension Climate Report Card

Feb. 9, 2023

We hope you enjoyed Wednesday’s webinar on the Canadian Pension Climate Report Card.

If you missed the webinar, or if you want to share the recording with others, view the slides or review links we shared, you can now do that on our website:

Phil Gasper
A Planet to Win

Website editor: An interesting interview

Winter 2023 (New Politics Vol. XIX No. 2, Whole Number 74)

An Interview with Alyssa Battistoni

Alyssa Battistoni teaches political theory at Barnard College. She is the co-author of A Planet to Win: Why We Need a Green New Deal (Verso 2019) and is currently writing a book titled Free Gifts: Capitalism and the Politics of Nature. Phil Gasper spoke with Alyssa on behalf of the New Politics editorial board on November 4, 2022.


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