Halloween is around the corner, and children will soon be chanting "trick or treat," their demand for candy backed up by the threat of a prank. Climate-change activists are doing the same.
The Greenpeace Change Caravan on the outskirts of Bangkok, before the recently completed climate negotiations. Canada once again played an obstructionist, negative role. (Photo: Greenpeace)
From September 28 to October 9, thousands of government negotiators and citizens groups went to Bangkok for the penultimate international meeting before the Copenhagen climate summit in December.
An impressive global grassroots mobilization, possibly unparalleled in creativity and diversity, is rising up, aiming for maximum citizen pressure on the final Copenhagen climate change negotiations.
This is the second part of an interview with Ben Powless, in which he discusses First Nations communities and young people's role in the urgently needed transition to a green economy.
The longer Harper is our prime minister, the bigger the price tag for dealing with the problems he ignores or exacerbates.
Sep 8, 2009 to Sep 13, 2009
506 Bloor Street WestM5S 1Y3 Toronto , ON
Canada43° 40' 2.694" N, 79° 24' 0.828" W
Climate Change is Coming to Town Film Festival. See the Change, Hear the Change, Be the Change.
Sep 8, 2009 to Sep 9, 2009
B1170 40 St. George StreetToronto , ON
Canada43° 39' 36.0396" N, 79° 23' 48.4404" W
Casualty of Climate Change: Tuvalu, a Disappearing Nation, a free workshop of Tuvalu.
The grandfather of American climate change research, James Hansen, got himself arrested June 23 protesting at a coal mine in West Virginia.
Healing the Earth
Sally Ludwig is involved in the Transition Guelph project, an effort to transition off dependence on fossil fuels and other unsustainable and exploitative aspects of the modern era.