Defend Democracy Press
Chris Campbell
waiting for bus

MAY 6, 2020

Drastic service cuts to public transit at TransLink and Coast Mountain Bus Company are having “severe, negative effects” directly on Burnaby front-line workers.

George Monbiot
Heliostats at the Ivanpah solar thermal power plant in California’s Mojave Desert. ‘The film’s attacks on solar and wind power rely on a series of blatant falsehoods.’ Photograph: Alamy

May 7, 2020

The filmmaker’s latest venture is an excruciating mishmash of environment falsehoods and plays into the hands of those he once opposed

Denial never dies; it just goes quiet and waits. Today, after years of irrelevance, the climate science deniers are triumphant. Long after their last, desperate claims had collapsed, when they had traction only on “alt-right” conspiracy sites, a hero of the left turns up and gives them more than they could have dreamed of.

Marginal Revolution University
Elinor Ostrom

Watch video here.

Charlie Smith
Dr. Bonnie Henry has raised concern about a community outbreak of COVID-19 at the Kearl Lake oilsands project north of Fort McMurray, Alberta.

May 2nd, 2020\

The provincial public health officer wants Alberta oilsands workers who come back to B.C. on their breaks to self-isolate.

Dr. Bonnie Henry pointed out that there continue to be positive test results for COVID-19 linked to a project north of Fort McMurray.

"One of the more challenging issues that we've had recently is an increase in numbers of cases here associated with the Kearl Lake plant in Alberta," Henry told reporters today. 


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