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Oct 4 2016 - 18:45
Brad Hornick

The fresh new face Canada showed the world at the Paris COP21 climate meetings held out hope for many Canadian climate activists that a national course change was in the works.

Sep 14 2016 - 18:30
Paul Street
So far, 2016 is the hottest year on record. So was 2015. So was 2014.(John McColgan / U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Sep 6 2016 - 10:15
Richard Valdmanis and Grant Smith

U.S. companies that have expressed the most fervent public support for President Barack Obama’s environmental agenda are also funding its biggest enemies - the scores of U.S. lawmakers who are climate change skeptics and oppose regulation to combat it, according to a Reuters review of public records.

Aug 22 2016 - 07:15
David Roberts

Bill McKibben — author, activist, mensch, and, though he would hate me saying so, the closest thing the climate movement has to a spokesperson — has a bracing new piece in the New Republic called "A World at War." His thesis is simple: Climate change is tantamount to a global war, being waged on us by physics.


"World War III is well and truly underway," he writes. "And we are losing."

Aug 22 2016 - 08:00
Michael Gasser

In a new article in the New Republic, 350.org founder Bill McKibben, probably the world’s most influential climate activist, argues that World War III has begun and that the enemy is climate change.

Jul 18 2016 - 10:15
Sunny Freeman

Fear of a “Minsky moment” — a sudden collapse in asset values that could set economies ablaze — keeps Bank of England governor Mark Carney up at night.

But the focus of that fear, at a Toronto talk on Friday, was climate change, not the economic elephant in the room, Brexit.

Jul 13 2016 - 12:15
Suzanne Goldenberg

Americans throw away almost as much food as they eat because of a “cult of perfection”, deepening hunger and poverty, and inflicting a heavy toll on the environment.

Vast quantities of fresh produce grown in the US are left in the field to rot, fed to livestock or hauled directly from the field to landfill, because of unrealistic and unyielding cosmetic standards, according to official data and interviews with dozens of farmers, packers, truckers, researchers, campaigners and government officials.

Jul 12 2016 - 21:00
Jill Stein

Jill Stein, Green Party Presidential candidate, released the following statement in response to Senator Bernie Sanders' endorsement of Hillary Clinton today.

(Dr. Stein will host a livestream broadcast on her Facebook page on Tuesday July 12th at 8pm Eastern time on the subject "What's next for our revolution?")


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