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Trump's dangerous climate policy puts our whole world in peril | Dec 1 2016 | Naomi Klein | If Trump does what he says and rolls back the (insufficient) climate progress won under Obama, it will mean the end of the world for island nations like Kiribati.
Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta
Poor protection of waterways paved the path for Trudeau's pipeline approvals | Dec 1 2016 | Brent Patterson | The Harper government gutted the former Navigable Waters Protection Act and other environmental protections in 2012, which paved the way for major energy project approvals.
 Kathleen Wynne's Home Demonstration. Kevin Konnyu//FreeGrassy.net
Experts tell Wynne to clean up mercury in Grassy Narrows -- no justification in further delay | Dec 1 2016 | Mark Calzavara | Some of the world's top scientists are refuting claims by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne that attempts to clean up mercury contamination in Grassy Narrows First Nation could make the situations worse.
Nuu-chah-nulth people with dugout canoes on the West Coast of Vancouver Island.
Reconciliation requires recognizing rights-based fishing | Nov 30 2016 | David Suzuki | If the government is serious about its commitment to a new relationship with Indigenous peoples, it should set the tone through policies to address historic injustices, such as in commercial fishing.
Image: Canadian Press/Justin Tang
Pipeline puts Alberta's Notley offside with other NDPers | Nov 30 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | Alberta Premier Rachel Notely was more than happy with Justin Trudeau's approval of the Kinder Morgan project. Tom Mulcair, B.C. NDP leader John Horgan, and many others reacted very differently.
Image: Instagram/Elizabeth Hoover
Potential for winter war at the Standing Rock camps | Nov 30 2016 | Krystalline Kraus | One of the key concerns is demonstrating in the middle of winter, which was the all-too-familiar cause of most Occupy camp shutdowns as temperatures dropped.
Investigative journalist finds growing opposition to Hudbay mining projects | Nov 30 2016 | Meg Borthwick | Interview with John Dougherty, an investigative filmmaker whose documentary Flin Flon Flim Flam delves into the growing opposition to mines due to human rights abuses.
Rachel Notley & Justin Trudeau
The Pipeline File: NDP's 'social license' approach worked where Conservative shouting failed | Nov 30 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Canada's Liberal government has approved two new pipelines from Alberta, saying they wouldn’t have done it without the Alberta NDP’s climate leadership efforts.
View of Clyde River, Nunavut, Canada including beached komatiks
Stand for the Artic and with Clyde River Inuit | Nov 30 2016 | The Supreme Court is hearing the case to stop seismic blasting in this fragile environment. Here is how to help.
Image: Flickr/Peg Hunter
Obama doesn't have much time left to shut down construction of the Dakota Access pipeline | Nov 29 2016 | Krystalline Kraus | It's amazing to know that at 7 a.m. on Nov. 25, 2016, Standing Rock was the top trending topic on Facebook with over 1 million people talking about it.
Image: Flickr/Break Free
Opposing the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion | Nov 29 2016 | Redeye Collective | Justin Trudeau will soon announce his decision on Kinder Morgan’s plans to expand its Trans Mountain pipeline, and ship almost 900,000 barrels of oil per day down to Burrard Inlet in Vancouver.
Image: YouTube/TransMtn
Kinder Morgan can't buy social license with ad blitz, but it's doing its darnedest | Nov 29 2016 | Robert Hackett | Any metro Vancouver resident watching TV, checking websites, or browsing the local weekly in recent months could hardly avoid the multi-media barrage from extractivist corporate entities.

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Sun, Dec 11, 2016
Carbon Budget and Refugees

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Twelve chapters at #KMVigils to oppose Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline
Vigils were organized in more than 45 communities across the country to oppose the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline. Here are reports from some of them.

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