Environmental Groups

28/07/20
Author: 
Lauren Krugel

July 28th 2020

 

An environmental law group wants a court to suspend the Alberta government's inquiry into oil and gas industry critics until there's a decision on whether it's legal.

The United Conservative government contends foreign interests are bankrolling environmental opposition to Canadian fossil-fuel projects.

In June 2019, It appointed forensic accountant Steve Allan to head a public inquiry.

14/07/20
Author: 
Ainslie Cruickshank
A report from the International Institute for Sustainable Development says federal funding should support skills training for green industries. Photo: Stephen Yang, The Solutions Project / Flickr

Jul 7, 2020

New report from Canada’s leading environmental groups lays out a roadmap for recovery that ties federal support to emissions reductions, prioritizes worker training and addresses longstanding inequalities

More than a dozen environmental organizations in Canada are calling on the federal government to attach “green strings” to its economic recovery measures that prioritize both workers and efforts to address the climate crisis.

03/07/20
Author: 
Sulakshana (she/her) Energy Finance Campaigner Rainforest Action Network
June 30, 2020
 
I'm back with another update, as it has been a big day in the insurance world. Earlier today, the news broke that two German insurers, Talanx and Munich Re, are dropping their insurance policies for the Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline and ruling out the tar sands sector entirely, following years of campaign pressure and Indigenous-led engagement! 
02/07/20
Author: 
Andrew Radzik, Energy Campaigner - Georgia Strait Alliance
Eagle by the sea - photo: Marnee Pearce
The Province of BC has been ordered by the BC Court of Appeal to reconsider the project conditions it has placed on the Trans Mountain pipeline. Premier Horgan made a promise: he would defend BC’s coast. It’s time for him to live up to it
 
 
14/06/20

Back in 2017,  Jamie Margolin, a Seattle high school student, founded an organization called Future Voters for 350ppm. (“Future voters” meaning young people who can’t vote yet, and “350 ppm” referring to a safe level of atmospheric carbon dioxide that the world blew past long ago). But things didn’t go as planned, and the group ended up being short-lived.

30/04/20
Author: 
The Hill

Apr 28, 2020

Academy award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore and associates discuss their new documentary, 'Planet of the Humans,' a documentary that says we are selling out the green movement to wealthy interests and corporate America.

Watch here. (22 min.)

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