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Plenty of work to do, but still lots to be thankful for!
2009-10-07
Earth Day Canada
As Thanksgiving approaches and we gather with friends and family for the annual feast, we recognize in our lives that there are a number of things we can and should be thankful for.

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Americas Radical, Underground Climate Change Countermovement
Smoking Out the Kochs
Hunziker, Robert
Article
2014
Counterpunch.org
The year is 2050; rising seas have inundated Miami, America’s most recent ghost city since Detroit. A deadly heat wave scorches Chicago, killing thousands of elderly, and a mega-drought has farmers in...
At the crossroads between 'Green Economy' and rights of nature
Solon, Pablo
Article
2012
Pambazuka News
Under the rhetoric of "green economy", capitalists are actually attempting to use nature as capital, proposing unconvincingly that the only way to preserve natural elements such as water and forests i...
Canadian lawyers and Chevron's court battle over environmental damage in Ecuador
Iler, Kirsten
Article
2014
rabble.ca
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...
Corporate money preventing all-out campaign to stop global warming
fillmore, Nick
Article
2013
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...
Edelman's TransCanada Astroturf Documents Expose Oil Industry's Broad Attack on Public Interest
Demelle, Brendan
Article
2014
Desmogblog
The Edelman strategy documents and work proposals outline a "grassroots advocacy" campaign plan to build support for TransCanada's Energy East pipeline as well as to undermine public opposition to oil...
Exxon Knew CO2 Pollution Was A Global Threat By Late 1970s
Grandia, Kevin and DeMelle, Brendan
Article
2016
CountePunch
Throughout Exxon’s global operations, the company knew that CO2 was a harmful pollutant in the atmosphere years earlier than previously reported. Exxon corporate documents from the late 1970s state un...
How Big Oil Plans to Win Ugly in New York
Leaked Transcript from PR Maven Shows Energy Companies will be Told to Make the Fight Against Fracking Opponents Personal
Federman, Adam
Article
2014
CounterPunch
A PR firm well known for its hardball tactics in defense of Big Tobacco will deliver the keynote address at tonight’s Independent Oil and Gas Association conference.
How Corporations and Law Enforcement Are Spying on Environmentalists
Federman, Adam
Article
2015
Truth-Out.org
In August 2010, the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Domestic Terrorism Analysis Unit distributed an intelligence bulletin to all field offices warning that environmental extremism would likely becom...
The Myths of 'Green Capitalism'
A system based on the accumulation of capital without restraint will require unsustainable growth, however cleverly we measure our ecologica
Tokar, Brian
Article
2014
Climate and Capitalism
Environmental politics in the U.S. appears hopelessly polarized. Liberals and progressives try to sustain and occasionally strengthen environmental legislation, while those on the right are unalterabl...
Rick Berman Exposed in New Audio; Hear His Tactics Against Environmentalists and Workers' Rights
Graves, Lisa
Article
2014
PR Watch
Rick Berman, the king of corporate front groups and propaganda, has been caught on tape detailing his attacks on public interest groups in the labor and environmental movements. Berman specializes in ...
Rick Berman Exposed in New Audio; Hear His Tactics Against Environmentalists and Workers' Rights
Audio
2014
The king of corporate front groups and propaganda, has been caught on tape detailing his attacks on public interest groups in the labor and environmental movements, including on efforts to increase th...
Selling Modernity: How Global Greenwashing is Destroying Tribal People
Dickens, Amy
Article
2015
CounterPunch
The Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Freeport (APECO) in Casiguran, the Philippines, is a 12,923 hectare area currently being developed into a self-sufficient commercial hub and special economic zone....
Tar sands campaigners are Canada's new 'terrorists'
Dolack, Pete
Article
2015
The Ecologist
Canada's Harper government has targeted as a new crime being a member of an 'anti-Canadian petroleum movement', and equating such a stance with terrorism.
TransCanada hires controversial PR firm to derail opposition to Energy East pipeline
Patterson, Brent
Article
2014
rabble.ca
There are now multiple news articles that report Calgary-based TransCanada hired the controversial public relations firm Edelman in an attempt to derail growing public opposition to its proposed 1.1 m...


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