Podcast
Redeye
Manuel Schulte | The Harper government has been strongly opposed to the Kyoto Protocol since coming to power in 2006. In mid-December, the Canadian government officially pulled out of the accord.
Blog
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.
Blog
Stig | U.K. graphical artist Stig shares his graphical representation of the result of the Durban climate conference meetings.
Podcast
Matthew Adams, Stephen Benedetti | It's official. The Harper government works to make the climate crisis worse. The U.S. government is officially giving itself the right to arrest and indefinitely detain its citizens.
Blog
Linda Leon | An agreement struck in Durban commits countries to make a climate action plan by 2015 to be implemented by 2020. This was followed by news that Canada has formally withdrawn from the Kyoto Protocol.
Blog
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.
Columnists
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."
Blog
Andrea Harden-Donahue | Contrary to mainstream media, the Durban talks did not lead to a breakthrough deal. The Harper government is pleased with the outcome, but in today's political context, this should raise red flags.
Blog
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.
Blog
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.
Blog
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."
Blog
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.