BigCityLib Strikes Back: Boreal Forest Agreement Not Working?

Announced several years back as a game changing industry/NGO partnership, the  Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement (CBFA) lost a key supporter today as conservation group Canopy pulled out of the agreement: “This collaboration with the logging industry was supposed to be a game-changer for the protection of species and conservation in Canada’s threatened Boreal forest,” said ...

Boreal Citizen: Boreal greenwashing: Mill-town politics in Northern Ontario

Every extractive capitalist economy needs a mechanism that allows corporate heavyweights to snuggle up with elected officials. In the US, there’s American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), and if you haven’t yet been horrified by Bill Moyers’ piece on how ALEC essentially enables corporations to write state laws, you’re in for a treat. Where I live, ...