Environment

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Support the Sacred Stone Camp | Aug 28 2016 | They are standing up to stop the Dakota pipeline. Support them here.
Ontario Hydro, negative politicking, the burkini, Salvador, Nestle and urban farming: What's new in the news | Aug 26 2016 | Emily Blake | rabble bloggers continue to bring informed takes on Canada's tops news stories! Here are some of the best blog posts of the week.
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Nature is not benign, it's responsive | Aug 26 2016 | Rick Salutin | Our amicable divorce from nature has led us to lose touch with its danger and power to disrupt by re-entering our space.
Photo: Thomas Cizauskas/flickr
After Louisiana floods, U.S. accelerates climate change with offshore drilling | Aug 25 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Rather than enabling more dangerous deep-water oil extraction, President Obama should be spending his remaining months in office working to reduce U.S. dependence on fossil fuels.
Blue jean blues: A closer look at a back-to-school basic | Aug 24 2016 | Kelly Okamura | For a workwear original, cheap denim has a high cost for those who can least afford the health and environmental damage.
Cornucopia community garden in Calgary's Inglewood neighbourhood. Photo: Tavis F
How much food can cities produce? | Aug 23 2016 | David Suzuki | Incorporating food production into ever-expanding urban areas makes cities more liveable and enhances the natural systems that keep us alive and healthy.
Image via Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Nestle buys more groundwater as drought rages on in Southern Ontario | Aug 23 2016 | Mark Calzavara | In the middle of a severe drought in southern Ontario, bottled water giant Nestle is buying up more groundwater sources and now has permits to remove over 20 million litres of water per day.
Political Hot Potato
Political hot potato | Aug 22 2016 | Daryn Caister | This week's episode includes the move from ocean oil drilling to ocean strip mines, the connection between art and environment and the TPP, Hillary Clinton and privatization.
The CUB dispute in Melbourne and Fiji nuclear fallout documentary | Aug 22 2016 | Jiselle Hanna, Piergiorgio Moro | Labour news from the Asia-Pacific region and interviews on the CUB dispute in Melbourne and Fiji nuclear fallout documentary.
Photo: Eddy Milfort/flickr
Climate change puts future Summer Olympics at risk, scientists warn | Aug 18 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | A report just published in the British medical journal The Lancet suggests that by the year 2085, almost all of the cities that could host the Summer Games will be too hot for outdoor events.
Panel members: ‘Convergence Assembly on Gendered Impacts: Indigenous women and r
The spirit of Berta Cáceres: The power and playful defiance of Indigenous women at the World Social Forum | Aug 17 2016 | Rachel Warden | I had the honour of accompanying a group of Indigenous women and organizations to the World Social Forum, and felt like I was in the presence of the spirit of Berta Cáceres.
Feelings VS Facts
Feelings vs. facts: Selling pipelines | Aug 17 2016 | Daryn Caister | On this week's show: pathetic attempts by oil company-funded astroturf groups to garner support by trying to sell pipelines with sex.

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West-east pipeline part 2 epaulo13 said... Drinking water measures could be in place for months due to oil spill: official Communities...
Liberal climate change plan coming, $7 billion expenditure mark_alfred said... A document was leaked to the Globe and Mail, describing a $7 billion climate change plan of the...
The Leap Manifesto Unionist said... I don't understand. What's wrong with worshipping the Sun God Ra?   in
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
Favourite housing and planning policies (all parties) Mr. Magoo said... I think that you often start threads that probably should be the kindling for bigger fires, but...
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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Mining Watch
Ecuadorians urge authorities to declare fragile wetlands free of mining
Organizations in the south-central highlands of Ecuador are calling on authorities to declare high-altitude wetlands surrounding the country's third-largest city free of mining.

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