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| July 28, 2015

Premiers prioritize pipelines over climate change in recent summit

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The very worst was feared well before the Canadian Energy Strategy summit even kicked off.

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| July 21, 2015
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The rise of extreme energy

July 13, 2015
| Fossil fuels are now being extracted with more unconventional and more dangerous techniques. A new film looks at the rise of extreme energy and envisages the path towards a post-growth economy.
Length: 16:49 minutes (15.4 MB)

Bringing the age of fossil fuels to an end

Unprecedented: Can Civilization Survive the CO2 Crisis?

by David Ray Griffin
(Clarity Press,
2015;
$34.95)

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| June 30, 2015

At UN climate talks, Canada must acknowledge loss and damage

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As the world begins to hammer out a draft for the next climate deal at the United Nations climate change negotiations in Bonn, Germany, Canada stands in the way of progress.

Insufficient and out of touch

Our government has put forward its commitment for the upcoming Paris COP21 climate negotiations in December. Canada's commitment, or Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) in U.N. jargon, is to reduce its total greenhouse gas emissions by a paltry 3.6 per cent compared to 1990 levels.

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| June 12, 2015

Cabalcor: The rise and fall of a mythical tar sands boom town

Cabalcor: An Extracted History

by Sun Belt
(Anvil Press,
2015;
$24.00)

The relationship between activism and spoken word has a long, storied history in Canada. From Michèle Lalonde's 1968 Speak White, performed during the rise of separatism in Quebec to Ojibwe First Nation's Duke Redbird's spoken word performances about anti-aboriginal racism to Nanaimo's Shane Koyczan's recent anti-bullying performance poetry. 

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| April 23, 2015
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