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29/01/20
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The Energy Mix
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JANUARY 27, 2020

Experiments with free public transit in cities across the U.S. are returning a mix of responses, including support from riders, cost concerns from managers, and questions about whether they actually result in fewer cars on the road. 

29/01/20
Author: 
Emma McIntosh
Inside the Gidimt'en Checkpoint on Wet'suwet'en territory in December 2019. The camp was dismantled by Coastal GasLink contractors in early 2019, and then rebuilt and reoccupied. Photo by Michael Toledano

January 24th 2020

You might be living on unceded land.

26/01/20
Author: 
Nick Estes
Activists participate in a protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline March 10, 2017 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong / Getty Images

08.06.2019

The Green New Deal can connect every struggle to climate change. A Red Deal can build on those connections, tying Indigenous liberation to an anti-capitalist fight to save the planet.

2016 was the hottest year on record — so far. It also marked historic Indigenous-led protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock.

25/01/20
Author: 
Michael Massing
‘Just as the Iraq war undermined the authority of the US foreign policy establishment, so did the financial crisis discredit the bankers and regulators responsible for the world economy.’ Photograph: Rodrigo Garrido/Reuters
24 Jan 2020 
 
The 2008 crash stripped the sheen off global capitalism. We’re still living with the effects
 
25/01/20
Author: 
Maddie Oatman
soup - Photo: Pixabay License

This story was originally published by Mother Jones and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration

24/01/20
Author: 
Alex Ballingall
Jagmeet Singh

Jan. 23, 2020

Thu., Jan. 23, 20205 min. read

OTTAWA—There’s a reason Jagmeet Singh won’t take a clear stand on the Coastal GasLink, a 670-km natural gas pipeline project in northern British Columbia that has galvanized opposition from Indigenous groups and environmentalists.

In his own words, it’s complicated.

24/01/20
Author: 
Carl Meyer
The bridge connecting North and South Tarawa, an atoll in the Pacific nation of Kiribati that is facing the threat of rising sea levels from climate change, pictured in 2017. Asian Development Bank photo

A new human-rights ruling says deporting a person to a country where they could be killed or seriously mistreated as a result of the climate crisis would violate an international treaty to which Canada is a party, according to the country’s UN refugee agency.

23/01/20
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By Andrew Nikiforuk
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and B.C. Premier John Horgan shake hands as LNG Canada CEO Andy Calitz, back right, watches during a news conference in October 2018. Photo by Darryl Dyck, the Canadian Press
January 23, 2020
 
No, methane’s no fix for global coal-fired energy. Here’s why.
 
Representatives of the British Columbia, Alberta and federal governments are making the global rounds these days to sell the notion that liquefied natural gas exports can help the climate crisis.

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