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Andrew Nikiforuk
This five-million-litre toxic waste spill at Imperial Oil’s Kearl Lake oilsands mine in northern Alberta roused outcry. But it came after years of undercutting efforts to regulate tailing pond pollution. Photo by Nick Vardy/Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation.

June 5, 2023

Pollution protections are stripped while Canada boasts progress. This is the history of promises made and betrayed.

Primary Author: Mitchell Beer
Is Equinor’s Bay du Nord ‘Delay’ a Cancellation in Slow Motion? - Equinor

June 1, 2023

There’s growing speculation that the decision to “postpone” work on the giant Bay du Nord oil and gas project off the Newfoundland and Labrador coast is actually a cancellation moving in slow motion.

Norwegian state fossil Equinor announced Wednesday that it was suspending plans to develop the C$16-billion Bay du Nord megaproject in the province’s offshore for up to three years.

Damien Gayle
A protester in Warsaw, Poland, during a previous wave of youth-led climate rallies in November. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

May 5, 2023

Twenty-two institutions have been shut down as part of proposed month-long campaign

A wave of student occupations has shut down schools and universities across Europe as part of a renewed youth protest campaign against inaction on climate breakdown. Twenty-two schools and universities across the continent have been occupied as part of a proposed month-long campaign.

John Pilger
Image Source: Carlos Latuff – Copyrighted free use

May 3, 2023

In 1935, the Congress of American Writers was held in New York City, followed by another two years later. They called on ‘the hundreds of poets, novelists, dramatists, critics, short story writers and journalists’ to discuss the ‘rapid crumbling of capitalism’ and the beckoning of another war. They were electric events which, according to one account, were attended by 3,500 members of the public with more than a thousand turned away.

Damien Gayle
Malm at the How to Blow Up a Pipeline premiere during the 2022 Toronto international film festival. Photograph: Jeremy Chan/Getty Images

". . . the idea that the big crime is to build a pipeline, and not potentially blow it up – that idea has a very broad appeal.”

Apr. 21, 2023

Andreas Malm says he has no hope in ‘dominant classes’, and urges more radical approach to climate activism

International climate diplomacy is hopeless, the author of How to Blow Up a Pipeline has said, as the film adaptation of the radical environmentalist book is released.


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