Amnesty International
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Mar. 24, 2023

Amnesty International Canada condemns the U.S. and Canadian governments’ agreement to expand, rather than rescind, the Safe Third Country Agreement in response to border crossings at Roxham Road.

System Change Not Climate Change
Hydrogen: Fossil Fuel's Latest Hype

Website editor: This is a very interesting and informative webinar about the 'spin' on hydrogen.

Mar. 22, 2023

Ashley Kosak discusses the false promise of hydrogen as a climate change "solution." Hint: It's not. Hosted by David Klein for System Change Not Climate Change

Recording of webinar here:

Paul Street

Mar. 17, 2023

Sometimes it is hard to know who is worse: the Christian white nationalist neofascists who keep pushing the nation further right or the hollow and passive resistance of the fake-opposition Weimar Democrats who keep accommodating the ever more mainstreamed far right.

But we don’t have to choose.  The fascisation of US politics and policy reflects, among other things, a symbiotic, even “co-dependent” dance between the Republikaner right and those aligned with the not-so leftmost of the two dominant capitalist parties – the dismal Dems.

The Energy Mix
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Mar. 14, 2023

A Honolulu company is helping low-income families in Hawaii reduce energy costs while contributing to a more sustainable grid—by linking household water heaters to create a virtual power plant, effectively repurposing the ubiquitous appliances into grid batteries.

The Editorial Board
Rebecca Chew/The New York Times

'In the long term, the best guarantee of American security has always been American prosperity and engagement with the rest of the world.'   And Canada?

Mar. 11, 2023

America’s increasingly confrontational posture toward China is a significant shift in U.S. foreign policy that warrants greater scrutiny and debate.

Lisa Friedman
A section of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, which spans the state from north to south, near Valdez.BLM Photo/Alamy

Mar. 14, 2023


Hello! I’m Lisa and I follow environmental policy for The Times. There was a big win for fossil fuels this week, so the newsletter team invited me in to talk about what Big Oil is thinking and what we might expect from the industry going forward.

Damian Carrington
The carbon emissions from the global SUV fleet outweigh that of most countries. Photo by Chait Goli/Pexels

Mar. 13, 2023

This story was originally published by The Guardian and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

The continued global rise in sales of SUVs pushed their climate-heating emissions to almost one billion tonnes of carbon dioxide in 2022, according to the International Energy Agency.


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