LNG - Fracking

22/11/21
Author: 
Patricia Lane
Gitxsan youth Shay Lynn Sampson is doing her part to ensure the Coastal GasLink pipeline never gets built. Photo by Melissa Cox

Nov. 22, 2021

As part of a series highlighting the work of young people in addressing the climate crisis, writer Patricia Lane interviews Gitxsan youth Shay Lynn Sampson who is doing her part to ensure the Coastal GasLink pipeline never gets built. She was among those arrested in Friday's RCMP raids.

18/11/21
Author: 
Cameron Fenton
A young girl takes the road to Isle de Jean Charles, which is disappearing into the Gulf of Mexico from erosion fuelled by climate change and land subsidence accelerated by the fossil fuel industry. Photo by Stacy Kranitz / Climate Visuals Countdown

November 18th 2021

For decades, the fossil fuel industry ran a wildly successful and well-funded campaign to muddy the waters when it came to climate change. It denied the science, created false equivalencies and dumped billions upon billions of dollars into projects designed to protect profits. Then, a few years ago, this lie was exposed just as the impacts of climate change began to be felt widely around the world.

17/11/21
Author: 
Robert Hackett
B.C. Premier John Horgan announcing "real climate action" in 2017. Credit: BC NDP / Flickr

[Editor: And now the floods!]

November 12, 2021

As British Columbia’s New Democratic Party prepares for its first biennial convention since winning the 2020 election, memories of last summer’s deadly heat domes and wildfires still burn deeply. B.C. is experiencing the global consequences of carbon-intensive extractivism – the kind of “rip and ship” (extract and export) economic policies pursued by the previous right-of-centre B.C. Liberal government for most of its 2001-2017 term of office.

16/11/21
Author: 
Barry Saxifrage
https://www.nationalobserver.com/2021/11/16/analysis/methane-promises-fool-me-26-times

November 16th 2021

“No more blah, blah, blah. No more whatever the f*** they are doing inside there…” — Greta Thunberg at COP26 in Glasgow

14/11/21
Author: 
Patrick Martin
Climate activists march through the streets of Glasgow, Scotland, Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 which is the host city of the COP26 U.N. Climate Summit. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

Nov. 9, 2021

As the global climate summit COP26 drags out to its miserable end this week in Glasgow, Scotland, the major capitalist powers and the banks and corporations that call the shots in national and world politics have largely failed in their efforts to use the summit to provide a semblance of “progress” in resolving the global climate emergency.

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