Protest - Revolt

17/01/22
Author: 
The Canadian Press
RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Wednesday October 21, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)

Jan. 11, 2022

OTTAWA -- A federal judge says RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki flouted the law by failing to respond promptly to a watchdog report about alleged spying on anti-oil protesters.

In a newly released decision, Federal Court Associate Chief Justice Jocelyne Gagne says Lucki breached her duty under the RCMP Act by not submitting a response to the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission's interim report on the spying allegations "as soon as feasible."

17/01/22
Author: 
Kenny Stancil
Extinction Rebellion activists Father Martin Newell and Reverend Sue Parfitt stand outside Inner London Crown Court on January 10, 2022. (Photo: Victoria Jones/PA Images via Getty Images)

Jan. 14, 2022

"There is mounting evidence from the courts and in particular from juries that the public is taking the climate crisis... far more seriously than government and business."

Jurors on Friday unanimously acquitted three Extinction Rebellion activists who were on trial for blocking a train in London to demand an adequate response to the life-threatening climate emergency.

14/01/22
Author: 
John Woodside
Pressure continues to mount against the Coastal GasLink pipeline in Interior B.C., as posters appeared in Vancouver Thursday highlighting the violation of Indigenous rights and the impacts of climate change. Photo by Owen Berry

Jan. 14, 2022

Pressure continues to mount against the Coastal GasLink pipeline in Interior B.C., as posters appeared in Vancouver on Thursday highlighting the violation of Indigenous rights and the impacts of climate change.

The first poster, put up at the intersection of Main and Union, shows armed RCMP agents with the text: “Reconciliation won’t come at the barrel of a gun. Call off the RCMP.”

14/01/22
Author: 
Thom Hartmann Program and Michaela Haas
Does Arctic Drilling Violate Human Rights? (with Frode Pleym of Greenpeace Norway))

Jan 12, 2022

There is lots of gas and oil in the ground across the world. But drilling for oil disturbs more than you might think. Could drilling for oil cause so many second hand effects that the act is itself a violation of human rights?  Frode Pleym joined Thom to discuss whether Arctic drilling violate human rights. Frode Pleym is an Activist and the Senior Adviser & Leader of Greenpeace Norway.

08/01/22
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Primary Author: Clifford Maynes @CJMaynes
pipeline construction - Jay Phagan/Flickr

Jan. 6, 2022

The federal Crown corporation building the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion has been handed a seven-day deadline to answer tough questions about soil stability, drilling method, and environmental impacts after proposing to redrill and reroute part of a 1.5-kilometre tunnel beneath the Fraser River, an iconic salmon-bearing waterway near the Lower Mainland population centre of Coquitlam.

02/01/22
Author: 
Aaron Saad
Mídia NINJA - Climate March during COP26 • 05/11/2021 • Glasgow / Scotland (UK

Dec. 28, 2021

As powerful countries keep sinking climate goals, activists likely to escalate tactics rather than accept an increasingly unlivable world

1.5, barely alive

Shortly before the close of this year’s United Nations climate negotiations in Glasgow, UN Secretary General António Guterres offered a sobering summary of the global efforts to address the climate emergency.

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