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Raffi Cavoukian says "We must not love money more than children"

Children Have the Right to a Future and We Need a New Lexicon to Convey This

Raffi, the children's entertainer, has some very thoughtful words about the climate catastrophe humanity is facing.

Raffi C wrote:
For over two decades there's been a failure to effectively communicate the climate change crisis. Despite the best efforts of climate scientists and environmentalists to describe the dangers of inaction to policy makers and the general public, political response has been slow, most people have not sensed the seriousness of the issue, and the rate of CO2 emissions, rather than falling, has accelerated.

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Cameron does the Tar Sands - Rabble report

Link to Rabble article> http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2010/09/30/JamesCameronTarSands/

Andrew Nikiforuk did a great write up on James Cameron's visit to the tarsands in Alberta.

 

Cameron did a great service to the world in exposing what had been kept pretty silent for too long - the plight of the Fort Chip residents, most of whom are natives.  Their cancer rate is 30% higher than normal, and even that figure is probably low. It is a travesty.

 

Premier Stelmach has NEVER visited the Ft. Chip community. I was sure that Cameron would not mention it either, but he did. In fact, he was invited to Alberta by the native community.

 

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Save Fish Lake, Support survival of Tsilhqot'in First Nations

ALERT: Prime Minister Stephen Harper Harper.S@parl.gc.ca is expected to make final decision on Taseko’s Prosperity mine at Fish Lake by September 10, 2010. Please write to save Fish Lake and to support  Survival of Tsilhqot’in First Nations in central British Columbia, Canada.

The proposed Taseko gold-copper mine threatens the survival of the Tsilhqot’in people.  Tsilhqot’in Fist Nations will lose their Homeland if Fish Lake is destroyed for the proposed mine.

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