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Maude Barlow | The biggest story of 2011 for me was the attention given to the environmental dangers of Canada's tar sands, and the failure of the Harper government to meet our obligations to combat climate change.
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Stig | U.K. graphical artist Stig shares his graphical representation of the result of the Durban climate conference meetings.
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Amy Goodman | Despite optimistic pronouncements to the contrary, many believe the Kyoto Protocol died in Durban. Pablo Solon, the former Bolivian ambassador to the UN now calls Kyoto a "zombie agreement."
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Marc Lee | The United Nations climate change talks in Durban, South Africa, ended 2011 with a whimper. After a year of climate disasters, major polluting nations like Canada chose to ignore them.
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Andrea Harden-Donahue | I just returned from a media scrum in the foyer outside of our House of Commons (not the House of corporations) where Minister Kent announced Canada will legally leave the Kyoto Protocol.
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Andrea Harden-Donahue | What a day. If you have been trying to keep up with updates from the Durban talks, you'll understand what I mean when I say it's hard to choose what to write about. Here are some highlights.
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Derrick O'Keefe | Fight climate change, not wars for oil and resources. As the UN climate talks in Durban conclude, it is way past time for a large-scale redirection of military spending to fighting the climate crisis.
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Andrea Harden-Donahue | Frustrated by governments like ours, activists have taken over space for an unprecedented occupation of the UN climate talks. Using the human microphone, the large crowd is shouting strong messages.
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Youth from the Canadian Youth Delegation turn their back on Environment Minister Peter Kent during his remarks in Durban Climate talks.
Tria Donaldson | Harper is trying to redefine what it means to be Canadian, by defining people who oppose the tar sands as "un-Canadian."
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Andrea Harden-Donahue | With a mere 36 more hours to go until the end of the UN climate talks in Durban, South Africa, Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver announced the approval of the Joslyn North Oil Sands Mine.
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Amy Goodman | High above the pavement, overlooking Durban's famous South Beach, seven activists fought against the wind to unfurl a banner that read "Listen to the People, Not the Polluters."
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rabble staff | Members of the Canadian Youth Delegation were ejected from COP17 today as Canada's Environment Minister Peter Kent delivered his opening address at the United Nations climate negotiations in Durban.