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Let's stop feeling so guilty about global warming

We're told that it is all our fault, global warming — we want the fuel, we want our cars, and that the oil industry is merely responding to the needs of a greedy public. But that's simply not fair. Most of us want to live cleaner lives, but our governments don't make these things easily available.
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Canada's Biggest Environmental Groups Call for the Shut Down of Pickering B

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | November 12, 2008 3 comments

A coalition of Canada's biggest environmental groups today called on the McGuinty government to shut down the Pickering B nuclear station and replace it with green power.   Greenpeace, WWF, the David Suzuki Foundation, the Sierra Club...

Reports: Japanese government gives in, slashes whale quotas

Feature story | November 12, 2008 at 17:00

Good news for the whales comes in threes. And then you get a dollop of extra. Asahi Shimbun, one of Japan's biggest newspapers, reports there will be a 20 percent reduction in the number of whales targeted in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary...

Greenpeace Opens its First Permanent African Offices

Feature story | November 12, 2008 at 17:00

Today Greenpeace opened its first permanent offices in Africa with a new continental headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa and field offices in Kinchasa, Democratic Republic of Congo and Dakar, Senegal. Though campaigning in Africa for more...

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