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16/07/21
Author: 
John Woodside
Ottawa and its critics agree there is much more work to be done to achieve the goal of phasing out the sale of internal combustion engine vehicles by 2035, but what will it take? Photo by Ivan Radic / Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

July 15, 2021

Ottawa and its critics agree there is much more work to be done to achieve Transport Canada’s goal of phasing out the sale of internal combustion engine vehicles by 2035, but plans have stalled until the United States sets its course.

14/07/21
Author: 
Resist Line 3
July 12, 2021

Floodwood, MN – On Saturday July 10th, water protectors stopped construction for a full day on an Enbridge worksite laying pipe for the Line 3 pipeline. Two water protectors locked to each other through the treads of a machine, while two others climbed up an excavator’s arm, where they stayed for 7 hours. This action took place on Anishinaabe treaty territories in solidarity with leaders of the growing Indigenous-led resistance to Line 3.

12/07/21
Author: 
The Energy Mix
Soil farm - Max Pixels

July 11, 2021

With the United States moving swiftly to fund credits for farmers who store carbon in their soil, there’s growing concern that the program may pay for carbon storage that is already happening—and give fossil companies and other major emitters a free pass to keep polluting.

10/07/21
Author: 
Brett Wilkins
Reznicek Montoya #NoDAPL water protectors Jessica Reznicek (L) and Ruby Montoya during a 2017 appearance on Democracy Now! (Photo: Democracy Now! screen grab)

Reznicek Montoya

#NoDAPL water protectors Jessica Reznicek (L) and Ruby Montoya during a 2017 appearance on Democracy Now! (Photo: Democracy Now! screen grab) 

July 3, 2021

01/07/21
Author: 
Martin Lukacs Investigations | Jun 29 2021
Canada building global network of military bases in aggressive shift - image

June 29, 2021

Documents reveal Canadian plan influenced by strategy of U.S.-led counterinsurgency throughout Global South

The Canadian military has spent the past 10 years establishing a global network of bases in order to “project combat power” under the influence and leadership of the United States, documents obtained by The Breach reveal.

01/07/21
Author: 
Eric Holthaus
‘People rest at the Oregon Convention Center cooling station in Oregon, Portland on June 28, 2021, as a heatwave moves over much of the United States’ Photograph: Kathryn Elsesser/AFP/Getty Images

June 30, 2021

The unprecedented heatwave in the Pacific north-west risks becoming the new normal if we don’t act now

On Sunday, the small mountain town of Lytton, British Columbia, became one of the hottest places in the world. Then, on Monday, Lytton got even hotter – 47.9C (118F) – hotter than it’s ever been in Las Vegas, 1,300 miles to the south. And by Tuesday, 49.6C (121F).

01/07/21
Author: 
Oliver Milman
The disaster has highlighted the precarious situation of building and maintaining high-rise apartments in an area under increasing pressure from sea level rise. Photograph: Larry Marano/Rex/Shutterstock

Editor: To say nothing of lax (business friendly)  building codes!

June 29, 2021

29/06/21
Author: 
Brian K Sullivan and Elizabeth Elkin
Grounds marked with previous water lines at Oroville Lake in California on June 22.  Photographer: Kyle Grillot/Bloomberg

June 24, 2021

Summer in the U.S. begins with widespread drought already at historic levels across 11 states. Experts warn of worsening conditions once wildfires start.

Sarah Brunner opened the irrigation spigots on her farm in March, three months early. The rain should have still been falling in California. Now that summer is taking hold, she and her husband are considering shifting their meager water supplies into pastures so their animals will have enough to eat.

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