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30 people dead, hundreds wounded, thousands displaced because of a petrochemical complex explosion in Mexico | May 2 2016 | Stand with the workers and the community and demand justice this May Day
Image: FourthPig.org/Credit: Riley Snelling
Taking a bigger Leap when it comes to building green | May 2 2016 | Matthew Adams, Melinda Zytaruk | This article is not about Tiny Houses.
Image: Flickr/World Bank Photo Collection
Will Justin Trudeau be remembered as the man who saved Canada or the Prince of Selfies? | Apr 29 2016 | Nick Fillmore | By withholding the truth about our government's almost certain inability to control future carbon emissions, our prime minister is guilty of downplaying the greatest threat ever to face Canada.
Image: Flickr/Jeremy hunsinger
Putting jobs before the climate is making a deal with the devil | Apr 29 2016 | Gary Engler | Capitalism is asking us to choose between jobs and the future livability of our planet. The good news is there is an alternative.
Today, we say 'no' to the Energy East trap | Apr 28 2016 | Eric Pineault, various | Our no is categorical and uncompromising. We oppose TransCanada's Energy East pipeline as well as any project that expands the Tar Sands complex.
University of Ottawa becomes first Canadian university to divest from fossil fuels | Apr 27 2016 | Alyse Kotyk | "uOttawa has achieved something historic." On Monday, the University of Ottawa became the first Canadian university to commit to fossil fuel divestment.
An economics lesson for Rachel Notley | Apr 27 2016 | Scott Vrooman | The premier's claim that the Leap Manifesto isn't economically "pragmatic" fails to recognize that there can't be a sustainable economy without a healthy planet.
Creative Disruption: Resisting fossil fuel projects in Pacific Northwest | Apr 27 2016 | Redeye Collective | A year ago, Mary Democker "condemned" six of her neighbours' houses and built a block-long pipeline to draw attention to the Jordan Cove pipeline which will bring fracked gas to the Oregon coast.
Photo: Joshua Mayer/flickr
Protecting Eastern hemlock, our next endangered tree species | Apr 27 2016 | Ole Hendrickson | Eastern hemlock trees may be next to fall victim to an invasive alien species with the spread of the hemlock woolly adelgid. But we may still have a few years to prepare for its arrival.
Photo: Gage Skidmore/flickr
Why Hillary Clinton will never confront the fossil fuel industry | Apr 26 2016 | Naomi Klein | While Clinton is great at warring with Republicans, taking on powerful corporations goes against her entire worldview, against everything she's built, and everything she stands for.
Photo: Chris Schwarz/Premier of Alberta/flickr
Rachel Notley asks Justin Trudeau to show leadership | Apr 26 2016 | Duncan Cameron | Rachel Notley wants to know why "we're acting like a bunch of villages as opposed to a nation." There is a leadership role for Ottawa and Justin Trudeau needs to recognize it.
Photo: Wellness GM/flickr
A healthy biosphere means healthier humans | Apr 26 2016 | David Suzuki | Fitness increases your chances of staying well, but it's not a guarantee. We still have much to learn about the ways in which genetics and environmental conditions affect health.

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Trudeau to push to make Trans Mountain and Energy East pipelines a reality jerrym said... Well that didn't take long. Justin is going to use his cuddly image to seil more pipelines and...
Resistance in Shawnigan Lake ikosmos said... Shawnigan featured on W5.   in
Trudeau Liberals and the Environment mark_alfred said... Here's a clip from the first question period (today, December 7, 2015) that includes a couple of...
COP21 climate demonstrations banned after attacks NDPP said... Stephane Dion Pessimistic Ahead of COP21 Climate Conference http://www.cbc.ca/news/cop21-paris-...
Report: Obama Administration Will Reject The Keystone XL Pipeline Unionist said... Trudeau ‘disappointed’ Obama rejects $8 billion Keystone pipeline   in
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Do Liberal supporters have the right to expect the party to have a "this far, and no further" point on the rightward shift? mark_alfred said... Since there's so many Liberals here now, I figured I'd make a parallel thread to the similarly...
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Soil Doug Woodard said... We're treating our soil like dirt. It's a fatal mistake... - Monbiot: http://gu.com/p/47vg4/sbl...

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Iron and Earth: oil sands workers demand climate jobs
Since spring of this year a small band of oil sands workers have come together to fight against the growing layoffs in the tar sands and to fight for a greener future.

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