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CorpWatch provides news, analysis, research tools and action resources to respond to corporate activity around the globe, and also talks with people who are directly affected by corporate abuses as well as with others fighting for...
Des jeunes participent à une occupation pacifique pour la justice climatique à l'intérieur du Comité sur l'Environement de la Chambre des Communes
People for Climate Justice
Six jeunes ont entrepris une occupation pacifique à l'intrieur du Parlement canadien, à
l'occasion d'une rencontre du Comité permanent de l'environnement et du
développement durable dans l'édifice d...
Youth Stage Peaceful Sit-in for Climate Justice inside House of Common's Environment Committee
People for Climate Justice
Six youth staged a peaceful sit-in inside the Canadian parliament, at a meeting of the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development, pledging to stay until the Harper government acts ...
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Apocalypse and the Left
Endgame or Business as Usual?
Bhopal's Fight for Memory
In December, 1984, unknown poisonous gases burst out from a Union Carbide pesticide plant located in a vicinity of the city of Bhopal in central India. The plant, scheduled for possible closure, was u...
Canada Is Now To Climate What Japan Is To Whaling
Here I am, watching the astonishing spectacle of a beautiful, cultured nation turning itself into a corrupt petro-state. Canada is slipping down the development ladder, retreating from a complex, dive...
Canadian lawyers and Chevron's court battle over environmental damage in Ecuador
A storm of controversy erupted amongst Canadian lawyers when the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) decided to intervene in Chevron's appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada. The appeal is part of Chevron's...
Chevron's $80 million ad campaign gets flushed
A day-long comedy of errors, and Chevron's waking nightmare, began when Rainforest Action Network and Amazon Watch, together with the Yes Lab, pre-empted Chevron's multi-million dollar "We Agree" ad c...
Connexions Library: Environment Focus
Connexions Information Sharing Serivces
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on environment, ecology, climate change, pollution, and land use.
Corporate money preventing all-out campaign to stop global warming
Highly-regarded former Toronto Mayor David Miller says he is "very excited" about becoming the new President and CEO of the World Wildlife Fund-Canada in September. But there are questions about wheth...
Web portal with information about environmental issues and resources, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and importa...
Indonesia is burning. So why is the world looking away?
Fire is raging across the 5,000km length of Indonesia.It is hard to convey the scale of this inferno, but here’s a comparison that might help: it is currently producing more carbon dioxide than the US...
Just the Beginning of Canada's Filthy Tar Sands
A Qualitative Jump Down a Black Hole
The technology used in Canada's tar sands will be used to open up other potential oil deposits that could more than double all know oil reserves. The disaster threatens to keep expanding.
A New Wave of Climate Insurgents Defines Itself as Law-Enforcers
Labor Network for Sustainability
Grassroots movement organizations from every continent will hold a global week of action called Break Free From Fossil Fuels in May 2016. They envision tens of thousands of people mobilizing worldwide...
On the hunt for illegal miners as a new gold rush hits New Zealand
Roy, Eleanor Roy
The Guardian Weekly
A look at the black market in gold in New Zealand and the efforts to thwart opportunists who sneak onto private farm land and national parks without permits to mine illegally.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - November 27, 2014
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The theme for this issue, and the topic of the week, is Climate Change. Groups and websites engaged in the fight for action on global warming and climate justice are featured. Book of the week is Magd...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 1, 2017
April 1 issue
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Other Voices always strives to present you with alternative views on important topics. This issue offers some really alternative perspectives and even some "alternative facts." As always, read critica...
World Bank claims 'sovereign immunity' to escape liability for its crimes against humanity
In arguing against the World Bank's attempt to declare itself a sovereign state that is above the law, Dolack brings attention to the large-scale crimes the World Bank has committed or been involved i...
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