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28/10/21
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RCMP Arrest Likhts'amisyu Hereditary Chief Dsta'hyl and Gitxsan Supporter Colin Sutherland-Wilson
26/10/21
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Barry Saxifrage
Gasoline cars are even more CO2-intensive than coal power plants. And in Canada, it is gasoline, not coal, that has been driving climate failure. Original photo credits Sarunas Burdulis and Ruben de Rijcke (Wikimedia)

[Editor: But shouldn't we be putting our efforts into public transit not buying EVs?  see: Deconstructing Electric Vehicles on the eve of Glasgow COP26  https://ecosocialistsvancouver.org/article/deconstructing-electric-vehicles-eve-glasgow-cop26]

Oct. 26, 2021

26/10/21
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John Woodside
mother and child in flood - Without rich countries making the money available to poorer countries to transition to a clean economy, holding onto the Paris goal of 1.5 C will be out of reach. Photo by World Meteorological Organization(CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

October 26th 2021

On Monday, days ahead of a critical UN climate conference, Canada’s Climate Minister Jonathan Wilkinson admitted rich countries have failed to meet a critical international climate financing milestone, and are unlikely to reach it for years to come.

25/10/21
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V.S. Wells

Oct. 24, 2021

from Passage

The Canada Response Benefit (CRB) will be dead by the time you read this. 

25/10/21
Author: 
Cloe Logan

October 25th 2021

Thousands of dormant well sites dot the landscape of British Columbia, and new rules make some in the province concerned oil and gas companies will delay cleaning them up.

20/10/21
Author: 
Jenny Uechi
The Quebec premier's speech Tuesday is being hailed by environmental activists as a bold step toward reducing fossil fuel production. Photo via François Legault / Twitter

October 19th 2021

In a groundbreaking move, Quebec Premier François Legault announced the province will “definitively renounce the extraction of hydrocarbons on its territory” during a speech outlining his government's priorities in the National Assembly on Tuesday.

20/10/21
Author: 
John Woodside
Tar Sands - Two reports released Wednesday reveal Canada is lagging far behind its climate goals, with both studies making clear the only option left is reducing the production of fossil fuels. Photo by Howl Arts Collective / Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Oct. 19, 2021

Two reports released Wednesday reveal Canada is lagging far behind its climate goals, with both studies making clear the only option left is reducing the production of fossil fuels.

20/10/21
Author: 
Robert A. Hackett
BC NDP Premier John Horgan on the campaign trail last year. His political history showed him environmental policy is ‘all about cutting deals, not pursuing ideals,’ concludes one veteran journalist. Photo by Jonathan Hayward, the Canadian Press.

The daunting tale retold of social democrats' dilemma--whether to keep trying to reform what two centuries of evidence shows cannot be reformed or to recognize that the task is to replace the global capitalist socio-economic system before it's too late! And no, I don't think that's going to be simple, which reinforces the urgency. The various scientific deadlines for effective, collective action to counter climate disruption impacts (and other systemic crises) mean we are limited to a half-dozen more electoral cycles.....give or take...

        -- Gene McGuckin

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