Despite Protests, Canada Approves Northern Gateway Oil Pipeline

The New York Times - By IAN AUSTENJUNE 17, 2014 

The Canadian government’s approval of a major pipeline running from the Alberta oil sands to a new port on the coast of British Columbia has intensified opposition from aboriginal groups, environmentalists and community advocates.

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Canada and Australia: working together to thwart action on climate

Greenpeace - Mike Hudema - June 10, 2014 

Just when I think the Canadian government can’t embarrass us anymore our Prime Minister opens his mouth again.

Yesterday, Prime Minister Harper and Prime Minister Abbott from Australia spoke about climate change.

(Please take all...


Fair Vote Canada: Fair Voting matters to The Environment

http://campaign2015.fairvote.ca/environment/
A strong majority of Canadians want to see federal government action on climate change. But thanks to our winner-take-all voting system, just 39% of the vote yields a “false majority”...


Obama tells graduates that denying climate change is like arguing the moon is made of cheese

ANAHEIM, Calif. - President Barack Obama said denying climate change is like arguing the moon is made of cheese, as he issued a call to action on global warming to Saturday's graduates of the University of California, Irvine.

Obama issued the call to the tens of thousands gathered at...


Parties positions on environmental issues facing Ontario

 http://www.greenprosperity.ca/2014-provincial-election/

There are a number of critical environmental issues facing Ontario, from the increasingly costly impacts of climate change to an alarming loss in pollinators,...


We once had to wait weeks for a new Harper abuse of power. Now we’re getting them two or three a day

Andrew Coyne, Friday, Jun. 6, 2014, National Post

Time was when we had to wait weeks, even months for each new abuse of power by the Harper government. Now they arrive by the day, sometimes two and three at a time. Of late we’ve been treated to:

- The prostitution bill. The Supreme...


Obama on Obama on Climate

By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN June 7, 2014, New York Times

WHEN it comes to dealing with the world’s climate and energy challenges I have a simple rule: change America, change the world.

If America raises its clean energy standards, not only will others follow — others who have hid behind...


34 key ridings where we need to defeat Tim Hudak

We should not need to do this way if we have proportional representation. And if Liberal NDP Green cooperate, it is way easier for the voters. For now, if you do not want a Hudak false majority, here are the ridings you can act on.

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Barack Obama sets 2030 emissions target for U.S. power plants

Proposal will set first-ever national limits on carbon dioxide

The Associated Press Posted: Jun 01, 2014

The Obama administration on Monday will unveil a plan to cut...


Mike Schreiner of Green Party of Ontario argues why Proportional Representation is good public policy

June 4, 2014 Metro News

The Green Party of Ontario, despite having no elected MPPs, has ambitious plans for the province: dismantle the...

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