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Podcast
Jan 23, 2017
How to resist Trump(ism)

How to resist Trump(ism)

Green Majority Radio
We discuss ideas for how to resist the incoming Trump inauguration. Stefan shares some ideas sent in to us by listeners. Daryn also suggests some tempting options that you should absolutely NOT do.
News
Oct 9, 2015

After the sands: Demand less

Gordon Laxer
In this final instalment of exclusive excerpts from Gordon Laxer's new book After the Sands: How to survive a resource-limited future.
Blog
Jul 21, 2015
Photo: GovNL Photos/flickr

Premiers' energy strategy doesn't go far enough

David Suzuki
It's refreshing to see premiers recognizing the need to address climate change through conservation, efficiency and clean technology, but we need a greater shift to keep problems from getting worse.
Blog
Jun 30, 2015

The new language of climate change

David Suzuki
Eliminating fossil fuel energy will cut dangerous pollution, create new economic opportunities and ensure resources are available for wiser applications.
Blog
Nov 25, 2014
Popping Canada's Carbon Bubble

Why we want to pop Canada's carbon bubble

Keith Brooks
On November 27, 6 p.m., Environmental Defence and the Pembina Institute are hosting a free public talk about Canada's carbon bubble. Come join us.
Blog
Nov 11, 2014
Photo: guano/flickr

IPCC report is clear: We must clean up our act

David Suzuki
Taking measured steps to address global warming would have few negative economic effects and would offer numerous benefits. Failing to act would be disastrous for the economy and environment.
Blog
Jul 21, 2014
Image: Flickr/connect2canada

Ten ways Jim Prentice is nothing like Peter Lougheed

Susan Wright
Licia Corbella wrote in the Calgary Herald last week that Jim Prentice closely resembled popular former Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Blog
Jul 8, 2014

Addressing global warming is an economic necessity

David Suzuki
Some people, including our prime minister, argue that proven methods to tackle climate change are too costly. But evidence from all parts of the political spectrum shows the opposite.
News
Jul 4, 2014
Photo: flickr/Erin Rikard

Reflecting on the last healing walk, organizers see hope

Eriel Deranger
Melina Laboucan-Massimo
People from across Alberta, Canada and the world took part in the final tar sands healing walk this June. Five years after the first walk, two organizers reflect on what the action has accomplished.
Photos
Jul 2, 2014
Photo taken at the 5th and final Tar Sands Healing Walk, June 2014. Twitter.com

Taking on the fossil fuel empire

Murray Dobbin
As the world struggles with how to deal with the slow motion apocalypse of global climate change it becomes more and more apparent that we are trapped in "the kind of thinking" that got us here.
Blog
Jan 21, 2014

'Rail versus pipeline' is the wrong question

David Suzuki
We shouldn't be debating whether it's better to transport fossil fuels by rail or pipeline; we should be asking how to reduce the need for both by cutting back on oil, gas and coal.

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