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Wildfire in California. Image credit: Russ Allison Loar/Flickr
David Suzuki | New research shows global average temperatures could stabilize within a couple of decades if we quickly reduce net greenhouse gas emissions to zero.
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Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage, at left. Image credit: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | If you're wondering if the government is on the ropes, or just playing rope-a-dope and letting its opponents tire themselves out, the answer is probably rope-a-dope.
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U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will rescind the Keystone XL Pipeline permit as soon as he's sworn in on Wednesday, the CBC reports. Image credit: Gage Skidmore/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | "Rescind Keystone XL pipeline permit," says the transition team's briefing note for day one of the Biden administration on Wednesday. Will Alberta finally wake up and smell the coffee?
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Inquiry Commissioner Steve Allan (Image credit: Government of Alberta)
David J. Climenhaga | The supposedly public inquiry has been conducted almost entirely behind closed doors at a cost, so far, of $3.5 million. It is scheduled to report on Jan. 31.
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Pro-Trump supporters at the U.S. Capitol. Image credit: Brett Davis/Flickr
David Suzuki | During the pandemic alone, the world's 500 richest people grew their wealth by almost US$2 trillion, while so many others suffered. The world’s wealthiest one per cent now owns half the global wealth.
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David Suzuki | An economy was once created to serve people and their communities. Today economic rationalists contend that people must sacrifice and give up social services for the economy.
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David J. Climenhaga | Where's the commissioner of the inquiry into "anti-Alberta energy campaigns" when you need him? In Palm Springs, apparently.
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Doreen Nicoll | Residents are feeling left out of the process after the province invoked a Minister’s Zoning Order (MZO) in July.
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David J. Climenhaga | The electric vehicle technology breakthrough could have a huge impact on the demand for Alberta's number one non-agricultural product: oil.
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Lois Ross | The NFUniversity is working to educate, build awareness and encourage alliances with those who understand the importance of food production, but do not necessarily farm.
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David Suzuki | It bears repeating that getting back to "normal" isn't good enough. "Normal" means a global economy fuelled by overconsumption.
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Svend Robinson, Robert Hackett, Tom Sandborn | The NDP should present a motion at an upcoming opposition day that calls on the government to cease TMX construction and end other corporate welfare to fossil fuel industries.