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Rising meat consumption disaster for environment

October 17, 2015
| People worldwide are eating more and more meat, leading to a loss of biodiversity, an increase in greenhouse gases and and land grabs in the global south. Brian Machovina says it's time to cut down.
Length: 14:48 minutes (13.56 MB)

Join CPAWS fight for your parks campaign!

The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society(CPAWS) launched a Fight for Your Parks to stop commercial development in Banff and Jasper National Parks

Recent commercial projects in Banff and Jasper National Parks have privatized public spaces and threatened the very framework that controls development in our parks.

The Glacier Skywalk and the proposed new accommodation at Maligne Lake in Jasper National Park both convert public space for private gain. The approval of the massive expansion of the Lake Louise ski hill involves releasing new land, which is currently designated as protected wilderness, for commercial development in a much-loved backcountry area.

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Can national oil companies pass the environment test?

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The oil industry is the major driver of the Canadian economy, but what will Canada do in a carbon-limited future? This week, rabble.ca presents a set of excerpts from a new book laying out what Canada's political parties have not: a plan to transition Canada to a low-carbon society.

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After the Sands: How will Canada weather a low-carbon future?

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This week, rabble.ca is presenting a set of excerpts from a new book that lays out what Canada's political parties have not: a plan to transition Canada to a low-carbon society.

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We can afford the Leap

October 3, 2015
| In September, Naomi Klein launched the Leap Manifesto, outlining a bold new vision for a just and sustainable future. Seth Klein has done an economic analysis to show how the Leap can be funded.
Length: 14:49 minutes (13.58 MB)
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Women's Agenda to Save Earth: Part one

October 1, 2015
| How much progress have women made in their efforts to save the planet?
Length: 29:16 minutes (26.8 MB)
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Provincial government policies making B.C.'s forests more vulnerable to fire

September 20, 2015
| Drought and high summer temperatures have led to one of the worst forest fire seasons in recent years. Jens Wieting says that the B.C. government isn't taking climate change seriously.
Length: 13:26 minutes (12.3 MB)
Photo: screenshot
| September 18, 2015
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