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The End of Science

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | January 28, 2008 2 comments

Attention has been drawn to the fact that in Canada we are calling for a Chief Scientific Adviser (CSA) but in the EU we are calling for its abolition. This is not contradictory as in both cases this is in support of the integrity of...

G20 Pittsburgh - Here We Come!

Blog entry by Phoebe Stephens | September 25, 2009

Tuvalu is going 100% renewable and the Maldives are aiming for carbon neutrality so what goals are the big players setting? The United Nations (UN) Summit on Climate Change took place in New York September 22, right before the 64th...

On April 20th let's reclaim Earth Day!

Blog entry | April 17, 2008

12 noon: Rally at Yonge-Dundas Square - Toronto On April 22, 1970, the environmental movement burst onto the political stage with one of the largest grassroots demonstrations ever seen. Let’s put the activism back into Earth Day with...

Cool farming and greenhouse gases

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | January 11, 2008

Agriculture is a major cause of global warming.  This is the key finding of “ Cool Farming ” a report published by Greenpeace and authored by Pete Smith, a Nobel Prize winning scientist from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...

No Redemption

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | September 30, 2009 9 comments

From the Greenpeace Climate Rescue Blog During our action in the tar sands of northern Alberta, Canada last week we were running a Twitter and comment feed on the Stop the Tar Sands landing page - so that...

Great Global Climate Wake-Up Call

Blog entry by Phoebe Stephens | September 19, 2009 1 comment

Ring ring!  On Monday, September 21st leaders around the world are going to be hit with a serious wake-up call as Global Flashmobs spring to action at 12:18pm (local time) in a city or town near you.  The goal - to pressure our...

Cameron Smith says proceed with caution on Boreal promise

Blog entry by Kim Fry | August 1, 2008 4 comments

LOGGING TheStar.com Proceed with caution on boreal promise Premier's pledge to save forest vague on details Jul 19, 2008 04:30 AM Cameron Smith Dalton McGuinty's promise to set aside half...

Alberta government's $4B Climate Sham

Blog entry by JessieS | July 15, 2008 4 comments

The Alberta government has a new billion dollar plan all right, but it’s not a climate change plan, it’s a PR plan to attempt to distract Albertans from the real issues facing us today- the main one being the Alberta tar sands. The...

UN Agriculture Assessment Out Tuesday

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | April 14, 2008

Stay tuned for the release of the report of the Un Agriculture Assessment Tuesday morning.  The culmination of 6 years of research, involving 60 countries, 400 scientists and dozens of civil society organizations.  In the meantime, the...

Freezing in the Dark

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | March 4, 2008

It was Election Night in Alberta.  I couldn’t stand the suspense.  Rather than bite my nails, I headed downtown to attend a talk by Edmonton-based researcher/activist, Gordon Laxer , promoting a recent Parkland Institute study:...

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