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Mar 20, 2018
Image: Selena/Flickr

SUVs and trucks nullify car efficiency gains

David Suzuki
Transportation accounts for about 14 per cent of global emissions and is now the largest source of CO2 emissions in the U.S., mostly from cars and trucks.
Blog
Mar 13, 2018
Cape Town, South Africa. Image: Bobby Bradley/Flickr

Lessons from Cape Town's water crisis

David Suzuki
World Water Day on March 22 reminds us that as the human population continues to grow, putting greater demand on all resources, and as climate change exacerbates drought, we can't be complacent.
Blog
Mar 1, 2018
Lake beach. Photo: Viv Lynch/flickr

Wellington Water Watchers make water an election issue

Doreen Nicoll
Nagy wants Canadians to understand that, "renewable, clean water is not abundant in the populated areas of Canada. Our Great Lakes are not bathtubs that can be drained and shipped around the world."
Blog
Feb 27, 2018

Climate science deniers' credibility tested

David Suzuki
Skepticism and rational debate are healthy. Logical fallacies, misinformation and lies designed to support destructive industries by duping the gullible and muddying the waters are unconscionable.
Blog
Feb 21, 2018
Protester in Vancouver. Image: William Chen/Wikimedia Commons

Of premiers and pipelines

David Taub Bancroft
Simply put: now is not the time to be building new pipelines.
Blog
Feb 20, 2018
Rally outside U.S. Congress to oppose EPA head Scot Pruitt. Image: Lorie Shaull/Wikimedia Commons

We can't close our eyes to climate change

David Suzuki
Extracting, processing, selling and transporting polluting, climate-altering fossil fuels isn't the best way to ensure economic prosperity.
Podcast
Feb 15, 2018
Image:  Wikipedia - Syncrude Mildred Lake Facility

NAFTA and Climate Change

Needs No Introduction
Gordon Laxer talks about NAFTA, the tar sands, and why a clause called The Proportionality Rule has always been bad for Canada. From a talk recorded in Vancouver on Tues. February 13, 2018.
News
Feb 13, 2018
Syncrude's Mildred Lake site, plant and tailings ponds Fort McMurray, Alberta. Photo: Wikipedia

NAFTA's mandatory energy exporting rule must go

Gordon Laxer
Big oil corporations can make any decisions they want regarding the amounts and kinds of oil exported from Canada for profit reasons, but Canada's governments are hamstrung from making such decisions.

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