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Bruce Campbell | The climate-inequality relationship is brought into stark relief when comparing Canada, one of the richest countries, and Mali, one of the poorest, that has already been devastated by climate change.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | "We shouldn't be thinking about this as though there is a magic line at 1.5 degrees or at any level below which we're safe and above which we're not," said IRCC report author Bob Kopp.
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Lorenzo Vargas, Amanda Soares | The UN has warned that Indigenous communities in Canada's north are among those most at risk from a changing climate, which threatens their safety and food security.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | This year's United Nations climate summit heated up Wednesday as grassroots activists, youth and Indigenous leaders protested en masse outside the main plenary hall.
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Nov. 6, 2019. Image: Shealah Craighead/The White House/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The climate crisis imperils the planet. The U.S. president's climate denial is unconscionable and should be added to the articles of impeachment against him.
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David Suzuki | The International Energy Agency says energy efficiency alone could provide more than 40 per cent of the emissions reductions needed by 2040 to meet Paris Agreement targets.
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David Suzuki | WHO and Lancet reports conclude that health gains from meeting Paris Agreement commitments would more than make up for the financial costs of global efforts to achieve those goals.
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Prof. Gordon Laxer on how NAFTA hurts the environment
Gordon Laxer | The North American Free Trade Agreement’s energy proportionality rule (Article 605) gives the U.S. virtually unlimited first access to most of Canada’s oil and natural gas.
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David J. Climenhaga | While the motion reflects preponderance of opinion in Alberta, it is troubling nonetheless there was not a single voice of principled dissent in the Legislature.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Just one year ago the Indigenous-led resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline on Standing Rock Sioux tribal territory in North Dakota was being subjected to increasingly intense state violence.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | But when it comes to setting policy on climate change, as with healthcare, taxes, and, hopefully, even war, Trump doesn't hold the same dictatorial powers as authoritarian world leaders he admires.
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David Suzuki | Climate change doesn't necessarily start fires -- lightning, unattended campfires, carelessly tossed cigarette butts and sparks are major causes -- but it creates conditions for more and larger fires.