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09/06/22
Author: 
John Woodside
Tailings ponds in northern Alberta. File photo by Andrew S. Wright

June 3, 2022

Canadians stand to lose over $100 billion in the energy transition as investors around the world continue to pour money into fossil fuel assets that will eventually become worthless, a bombshell international study finds.

04/06/22
Author: 
Compiled by Mitchell Beer
Max Pixels - EU

June 3, 2022

With the Trudeau government continuing to tout liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to help Europe free itself from dependence on Russian supplies, a new report says the continent is poised to boost renewable energy and reduce fossil fuels to just 18% of its electricity production by 2030, with the biggest importers of Russian oil and gas leading the way.

28/05/22
Author: 
Vijay Prashad
Photo: Bisa Butler (USA), I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 2019

NOTE: Listen to this week’s interview on Clearing the FOG with Claudia de la Cruz of The People’s Forum about the Summit of the Americas and The People’s Summit.

May 27, 2022

22/05/22
Author: 
Caitlin Cassidy and Joe Hinchliffe
Adam Bandt addresses the crowd in Melbourne after the Greens achieved their best ever result in an Australian federal election. Photograph: James Ross/AAP

May 21, 2022

Adam Bandt has hailed a “greenslide” as the Greens recorded its best ever election result, winning two lower house seats and holding hopes for two more.

The Greens have won the inner Brisbane seat of Ryan, held Bandt’s own seat of Melbourne and were ahead in the counts for the seats of Brisbane (held by the Liberal National party) and Griffith (Labor’s Terri Butler).

19/05/22
Illustration: Eva Bee/The Guardian

May 19, 2022

Massive food producers hold too much power – and the regulators scarcely understand what is happening. Sound familiar?

For the past few years, scientists have been frantically sounding an alarm that governments refuse to hear: the global food system is beginning to look like the global financial system in the run-up to 2008.

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