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Will Harper Buy McGuinty a Reactor?

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | February 17, 2009

The Harper government is shoveling more money down the nuclear black hole.  The Globe and Mail reported Friday that the Harper government is giving Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) an additional $ 100 million to pay for delays...

crashing cod

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 17, 2009

Slogging through my post-holiday emails I came across an article about the fate of an Atlantic cod stock off Newfoundland. It doesn’t look good. In fact, according to model predictions performed by biologists at DFO, it’s down right...

WILDLIFE IN THE GREAT BEAR RAINFOREST

Image gallery | February 16, 2009

Climate and Energy Issues: President Obama’s Visit to Ottawa

Publication | February 16, 2009 at 17:00

Energy and global warming are expected to be at the top of the agenda when President Obama and Prime Minister Stephen Harper meet in Ottawa on February 19, 2009. There are a number of issues relevant to this discussion, including: Tar Sands and...

Tar Sands cartoon

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | February 16, 2009

Alberta's 20-year plan for oilsands development is short on specifics

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | February 16, 2009

EDMONTON — Alberta has released a 20-year plan intended to give its oilsands developments a cleaner environmental image around the globe, but the strategy is light on specifics. The government report calls for action to reduce...

Consumers greener than government

Blog entry by Éric Darier | February 11, 2009 1 comment

Statistics Canada published yesterday the results of a survey on consumers’ behaviour around the environment that shows that consumers are ahead of governments on environmental protection and climate change. It also shows that when...

Canada is not on an environmentally sustainable path

Blog entry by Éric Darier | February 6, 2009

The Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development of Canada, Mr. Scott Vaughan, that has been tabled in the House of Commons confirms Greenpeace's worse fears about the state of the Environment. The...

AECL Losing Friends, but Spending Our Tax Dollars

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | February 4, 2009

Once the apex of the Canadian nuclear lobby, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) seems to be losing friends in droves. I received the program for the Canadian nuclear lobby's annual conference in Ottawa yesterday. Conspicuously...

Fertilizing insanity

Blog entry by Sarah King | January 28, 2009

We fertilize our gardens to help our plants grow, but fertilizing the oceans to stop climate change? It sounds as ridiculous as it is. Dumping tonnes of iron sulphate into the ocean in hopes of stimulating massive up-take of carbon...

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