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Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna. Image: Chatham House/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Use of violent and abusive language on social media, sometimes translating into actual violence, is becoming a particular problem for women in politics, especially progressive women.
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Protesters at a town hall for Catherine McKenna. Photo by Brent Patterson
Brent Patterson | The federal environment minister recently held a town hall meeting in Ottawa "to hear from Canadians about climate action," but failed to listen to what was being said.
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David Suzuki | Listening to these politicians could lead people to think global warming isn't an urgent challenge or that the science and its well-known, already observable effects are up for debate.
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Andrea Harden-Donahue | Suggesting that new oil pipelines can help pay for the transition off of fossil fuels is akin to going on an all-poutine diet to lose weight.
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Karl Nerenberg | The Trudeau government wants to move away from coal. Will that mean increased reliance on nuclear? And what about mitigation strategies for displaced workers?
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Daniel Cayley-Daoust | Youth in Ottawa protested against the expansion of the Kinder Morgan pipeline, which would add a twin pipe to carry crude alongside the current pipeline.
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Michelle Mech | Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has admitted that the Liberals are not going to strengthen Stephen Harper's emissions targets -- despite pledging to slow climate change at COP21 Paris summit.
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Matt Cicero | "You don't develop an Algonquin sacred place," says Algonquin scholar and activist Lynn Gehl. So why is a proposed condo development continuing to be planned?
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Karl Nerenberg | While most political leaders, excluding Elizabeth May, do not want to address the connection between the Fort McMurray fires and climate change, it doesn't seem to matter to environmentalists... yet.
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Duncan Cameron | The federal environment minister is sitting on a big decision. In the face of opposition from First Nations, she is charged with granting environmental approval for an LNG project on Lelu Island.
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Rules Are For The Poor… Suckers!
Daryn Caister | The Panama Papers scandal is all over the news, but what are the implications for the environment, and possibly more importantly why does no one seem surprised?
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Brent Patterson | Federal environment minister Catherine McKenna was to decide whether or not to grant approval to the proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG terminal by the regulatory deadline of March 22.