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The dangerous equations of the price of oil | Oct 21 2014 | Brent Patterson | It's not just about shortfalls in revenue. Falling oil prices may also have a major impact on tar sands expansion, pipeline development, and even shipping bitumen on the St. Lawrence River.
The activist: Greenpeace co-founder Rod Marining shares his story | Oct 20 2014 | David Swanson | Greenpeace co-founder Rod Marining talks about his early activist years, establishing Greenpeace, fighting nuclear testing and arctic oil drilling and the dangers he faced as a radical activist.
No landfills! Tiny Township celebrates anniversary of Site 41 moratorium | Oct 17 2014 | Amarnath Amarasingam, Sarah Morgan | Five years after Site 41 landfill plans were dropped, those involved in the protests, Indigenous and non-Indigenous alike, came together to celebrate and reflect.
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A cheat sheet for Kevin McArthur on Tahoe Resources' tactics to silence opposition in Guatemala | Oct 17 2014 | Jennifer Moore | Tahoe Resources CEO summoned to testify about criminalization around Guatemala mine. He might need this cheat sheet.
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Enbridge request denied: A small victory for 'No Line 9' | Oct 15 2014 | various | On Monday, October 6, the National Energy Board (NEB) released a letter temporarily denying Enbridge’s "Leave to Open" submission on Line 9 based on the inadequacy of the valve safety standards.
Exposing and challenging environmental racism in Nova Scotia | Oct 15 2014 | Scott Neigh | Ingrid Waldron and Lorne Julien talk about a project that seeks to understand and to build capacity to challenge environmetnal racism in African Nova Scotian and Mi'qmak communities.
Commissioner’s report shows Canada must do more for environment | Oct 14 2014 | David Suzuki | The inability of governments to deal with climate change is neither just national nor recent. We’ve been saddled with government indolence for far too long, and in too many places around the world.
Harperism and how it changed Canada | Oct 13 2014 | Victoria Fenner | Wondering how Canada got where it is today? In this podcast, Donald Gutstein talks about his new book "Harperism - How Stephen Harper and his think tank colleagues have transformed Canada."
Watch: 'History is knocking at your door: will you answer?' Naomi Klein at the Peoples Social Forum. | Oct 11 2014 | rabble staff | Naomi Klein was the opening keynote speaker at the Peoples' Social Forum last August. She was introduced by Gabriel Nadeau Dubois.
Why our brains are wired to ignore climate change | Oct 10 2014 | Redeye Collective | In his book, Don’t Even Think About It, long-time British environmental activist George Marshall explores the psychological mechanisms that lead to people refusing to take climate change seriously.
Suncor sneaks tar sands tankers into St. Lawrence and Great Lakes | Oct 9 2014 | Emma Lui | Suncor is setting a precedent around the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River Basin with its new shipments of bitumen on the St. Lawrence River.
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Fracking is proceeding without research into its effects, says study | Oct 8 2014 | Stephen Leahy | A decade into North America's fracking boom, the impact on wildlife and the environment remains largely unknown, according to a new study.

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