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Justin Trudeau landing in Brussels. Image credit: Justin Trudeau/Twitter.
Brent Patterson | To build peace, we need to end the war against nature and stop the killing of land and environmental defenders.
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Scottish government officials overlooking peatlands. Image credit: Scottish government/Flickr
David Suzuki | As with many ecosystems that keep the planet habitable for humans -- forests, wetlands, grasslands, oceans -- peatlands have been under attack by humans who have failed to comprehend their importance.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the G7 summit. Image credit: Justin Trudeau/Twitter
Brent Patterson | The G7 summit communique falls short of the urgent action needed to confront the human rights and environmental crisis of climate change.
News
The X-Press Pearl before the Sri Lanka disaster. Image credit: Isuruhetti/Wikimedia Commons
Joyce Nelson | In mid-May, the X-Press Pearl container ship started leaking acid and caught fire while anchored off the coast of Sri Lanka. The fire destroyed much cargo, but plastic debris started washing ashore.
Columnists
A protester outside the MN Public Utilities Commission protesting Enbridge's Line 3 in downtown St Paul, MN. Image credit: Lorie Shaull/Flickr.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Two hundred is the approximate number of water protectors arrested on June 7, during the largest act of nonviolent civil disobedience against Line 3 construction to date.
News
Electric car at charging station. Image credit: andreas160578/Pixabay
Ken Grafton | The Trudeau government is promising net-zero emissions by 2050, but the prevailing paradigm of sustainability through electric vehicles has fatal flaws.
Blog
ExxonMobil operation near Chicago, IL. Image credit: Richard Hurd/Flickr.
David Suzuki | The perseverance and commitment of people who care have spurred industry, governments and society to finally start waking up to reality.
News
Diagram of a space lens, whose basic function is to mitigate global warming. Image credit: Mikael Häggström/Wikimedia Commons
Joyce Nelson | Sweden's space agency has cancelled a solar geoengineering test whose ultimate goal is to dim the sun as a way to counter climate change.
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Wind turbine in sunflower field. Image credit: Gustavo Quepón/Unsplash
David Suzuki | It's fast becoming less expensive to generate electricity from renewable energy than from fossil fuels and new nuclear plants. Costs to store energy are also falling quickly.
Podcast
Images: John Clarke and Paul Meinema. Used with Permission
Victoria Fenner, Resh Budhu | In episode two, anti-poverty activist John Clarke and union leader Paul Meinema talk about how capitalism has converged with COVID to make things worse for all except the wealthy.
Columnists
Dandelions in field of grass. Image credit: Jan Ledermann/Unsplash
June Chua | Dandelions traverse the earth. The globe is their realm. At times, they are viewed as foreign. Invasive, threatening and alien to the carefully curated spaces seen as proper and acceptable.
News
Helipcopter aerial sprays herbicides on clearcut land. Image credit: Francis Eatherington/Flickr
Joyce Nelson | The aerial spraying of the herbicide glyphosate on Canada's forests has been going on for so long that observers on the ground can no longer doubt the widespread damage it leaves behind.