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What does #BlackLivesMatter mean for climate change? Everything. | Dec 19 2014 | Naomi Klein | The reality of an economic order built on white supremacy is the whispered subtext of our entire response to the climate crisis, and it badly needs to be dragged into the light.
Enbridge Line 4 spills 1,350 barrels of oil in Regina | Dec 19 2014 | Brent Patterson | The Enbridge Line 4 pipeline, a 796,000 barrels per day pipeline from Alberta to Superior, Wisconsin, has spilled 1,350 barrels of oil at a pumping station in Regina.
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Communities 3, fracking industry 0: Celebrating victories against fracking | Dec 19 2014 | Emma Lui | Communities are celebrating three victories against fracking this week. Quebec, New York and New Brunswick all rejected fracking after years of opposition from communities.
First Nation disappointed by NAFTA commission decision on wild salmon | Dec 18 2014 | Brent Patterson | Between 1994 and 2012, 80 complaints have been filed with the Commission on Environmental Co-operation. Eighty-five per cent of those submissions have been dismissed or terminated.
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Canada's lobbying tars EU climate legislation | Dec 18 2014 | Andrea Harden-Donahue | The European Parliament has narrowly voted to allow a weakened Fuel Quality Directive -- a modest climate measure to reduce emissions from transport fuel by six per cent by 2020 -- to proceed.
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José Tendetza's murder is more blood on Canada's hands | Dec 18 2014 | Jennifer Moore | José Tendetza did not have to die. The Canadian government was aware of the tensions that implicate a Vancouver-based mining corporation -- and could have acted.
Right to water recognized in historic judgement by Mumbai High Court | Dec 17 2014 | Madhuresh Kumar | The struggle for access to water by people living in India's slums got a major boost by a Mumbai High Court judgment which held that it is the responsibility of the government to provide water to all.
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Climate talks face a long, hard road to crucial Paris meeting next winter | Dec 17 2014 | Nick Fillmore | UN climate negotiation talks in Peru were extended by two days, but still delegates from 194 countries failed to resolve many key issues.
B.C. government approves Site C Dam, but the fight continues | Dec 17 2014 | Leila Darwish | The Site C hydroelectric dam is not clean, not green, not economical, and not in the public interest. This project must be opposed if we are to protect water and land, and respect Indigenous rights.
Dear Ryan: The tragedy of the Yukon's commons | Dec 17 2014 | Linda Leon | The controversy over the land use plan for the Peel River Watershed is broadly divisive. But the Yukon Government is moving full steam ahead with forsaking the commons for the profit of a few.
Eyewitness report from Mount Polley mine disaster site | Dec 17 2014 | Redeye Collective | Two activists from Vancouver Island travelled to a Secwepemc camp at Mount Polley to bear witness to the destruction following the collapse in August of the dam holding back a tailings pond.
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Lima ends with weak deal, countdown begins for Paris climate summit | Dec 16 2014 | Brent Patterson | A weak and disappointing five-page agreement was reached by the 194 countries present at the United Nations Conference of Parties (COP) 20 climate summit in Lima, Peru.

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BC government approves the Site C Dam -- the fight continues!
Site C Dam not clean, not green, not economical and not in the public interest.

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