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| Stand with the workers and the community and demand justice this May Day
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Leila Darwish | Imperial Metals, the mining company responsible for the ongoing Mount Polley Mine disaster, will be seeking the final permit to open its controversial Red Chris Mine in the Sacred Headwaters of B.C.
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Leila Darwish | As the mining company and government make assurances about the safety and containment of the spill, distrust and concern amongst the local communities runs high.
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Council of Canadians | The Imperial Metals' Mount Polley Mine spilled five million cubic metres of toxic waste water -- the equivalent of 2000 Olympic-sized swimming pools -- from a gold and copper mine near Quesnel, B.C.
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Ole Hendrickson | Skeptics who claim that humans can't trigger mass climate disruption and mass biological extinction may find their position increasingly uncomfortable.
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Amy Goodman | The changing seas that this week have whipped the Philippines demand a sea change in the worldwide response to global warming.
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Ralph Surette | As we contemplate fracking and the possibility of a pipeline to bring not so much crude oil as diluted tar sands bitumen to the East Coast, it would be useful to remind ourselves of the big picture.
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Linda McQuaig | Perhaps the only thing more stunning than Alberta's flooding has been the realization that not even a disaster of this magnitude seems sufficient to break the torpor surrounding climate change.
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Elizabeth May | As the pro-bitumen export crowd notices the gathering storm clouds over their Northern Gateway and Kinder-Morgan options, support is mobilizing for pipelines running east.
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Amy Goodman | The annual United Nations climate summit has convened, this year in Doha, the capital of the oil-rich emirate of Qatar, on the Arabian Peninsula.
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John Crump | Two decades ago the framework convention was born amidst the excitement of the Rio Earth Summit. A generation later, it's hard to find much optimism around the climate change negotiations.
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Amy Goodman | Through this catastrophe, people are increasingly realizing that our climate has changed, and the consequences are dire.