Cowichan Conversations: Protesters Shut Down Coal Mine in Germany

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350 or bust: Climate-Concerned Canadians Travel to Ottawa To Talk Solutions

Keep calm and price carbon. Is it possible to solve the climate crisis without hurting the economy? That is the question that five members of Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) Red Lake were in Ottawa recently to address. They joined Canadians from Vancouver Island to Quebec who traveled to our nation’s capitol last week to learn ...

The Canadian Progressive: Canada fails to match U.S. actions on climate change

While Canada and the U.S. have the same official carbon reduction target, the U.S. is on track to meet its target while Canada continues to slide further and further behind. The post Canada fails to match U.S. actions on climate change appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

Cowichan Conversations: President Obama Is Setting The Stage For Climate Recovery. Our PM ‘Smokestack Steve’ Has Refused To Act

Did you ever think that we would see the day when Canada would fall behind other nations including the Unites States when it comes to reducing carbon pollution? Check out this report from Eco Watch and then  commit yourself  to being a part of  a great Canadian pushback to rid our nation of the most ...

drive-by planet: NRDC video: Keystone XL tar sands climate threat

This new video by NRDC and 350.org takes a cool, fact-based look at a hot topic – with current information on tar sands oil/Keystone XL. The video discusses current research from Oil Change International that shows that tar sands oil will produce even more carbon pollution than previously estimated. Link here for more NRDC videos ...

The Canadian Progressive: Keystone XL pipeline: Leaders in historical act of civil disobedience in front of White House

48 environmental, civil rights, and community leaders engage in historic act of civil disobedience to stop Keystone XL pipeline. Julian Bond, Bill McKibben, Michael Brune, and others arrested in front of White House in call for action on climate. By Sierra Club | Feb. 13, 2013: WASHINGTON, D.C. – This morning, 48 environmental, civil rights, and community leaders ...

350 or bust: Our Carbon Pollution: Is It Different From Raw Sewage?

In a very short time – years or at most decades – humans will look back at our spewing of carbon pollution into the atmosphere with the same disgust and disbelief that we now look back on people in the middle ages in Europe who dumped their raw sewage into the streets. Here’s a recent ...

350 or bust: President Obama Says The “C” Word

* Every climate activist I know is disappointed in Barrack Obama’s lack of action on climate change during his nearly 4 years in office, but – after being mocked by Mitt Romney for his big promises to act on this issue – President Obama did finally mention climate change on national television yesterday during his ...

350 or bust: TED Talk Thursday: How To Survive Peak Oil & Climate Change

There is an effective response to the climate crisis. In this TED Talk from 2009, Rob Hopkins speaks about a practical and inspiring solution to the challenges of peak oil and climate change, the transition movement. The transition movement helps people prepare for life without oil, and in the process build strong, resilient communities that ...