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Oct 4, 2018
A house with solar panels in Falun, Sweden. Photo by Alicia Fagerving/ Wikimedia Commons.

Is cap and trade in Ontario worth fighting for?

Brent Patterson
The climate justice movement needs to fight for real solutions, not market-based schemes or modest taxes implemented by a federal government committed to spending billions on a pipeline.
Blog
Oct 2, 2018

Get outside and save the world

David Suzuki
What could be more short-term thinking than rushing to exploit as many fossil fuels as possible before cleaner energy sources and the realities of global warming make them economically unviable?
Blog
Sep 25, 2018

A butterfly-friendly balm for turbulent times

David Suzuki
The return of monarchs is great news, because only four years ago their situation looked bleak. The eastern monarch population had plummeted from one billion two decades before to only 35 million.
Podcast
Sep 20, 2018
Forest fire in Yosemite National Park

The domino effect and climate change

rabble radio
Catastrophic climate change is a domino effect, according to scientist Will Steffen. Good news .. the dominoes haven’t started falling yet. But they will if we stay on the current path.
Blog
Sep 20, 2018
June 2007 Critical Mass bike ride in Vancouver. Photo: Tavis Ford/Wikimedia commons

September 22 is World Car-Free Day

Brent Patterson
A global movement is highlighting the need to address the health and climate change impacts of cars and trucks.
Columnists
Sep 19, 2018
Sign at Hambach Forest occuption site. Photo: Hambi Info/Flickr

Squatting trees to stop a coal mine

The occupation of numerous old growth trees in the Hambach Forest provides an inspiring example of grassroots resistance to the coal industry that we can apply to struggles in this country.
Blog
Sep 18, 2018

The way to storm safety is the way to a brighter future

David Suzuki
The notion that storms and other weather events will follow predictable historical patterns is being shattered by record climate-related storms, droughts, floods and heat waves worldwide.

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