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  1. Academics Urge Government Climate Action
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    More than 500 university faculty members from universities across Canada signed a letter to the Canadian Government calling for immediate drastic reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. The letter points out the time frame of reductions is critical.
  2. Apocalypse and the Left
    Endgame or Business as Usual?

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
  3. Canada Is Now To Climate What Japan Is To Whaling
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    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, diverse economy towards dependence on a single primary resource, which happens to be the dirtiest commodity known to man. The price of this transition is the brutalisation of the country, and a government campaign against multilateralism as savage as any waged by George Bush. Until now I believed that the nation that has done most to sabotage a new climate change agreement was the United States. I was wrong. The real villain is Canada.
  4. Capitalism is failing the planet
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    If we continue with capitalist business as usual, there will be disastrous consequences for humanity. Capitalism is in unavoidable conflict with environmental sustainability because of three key features that are inherent to the system.
  5. The Carbon Underground: reversing global warming 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    As millions join in climate marches and other actions around the world, the mainstream focus on energy is missing the 55% of emissions that come from mismanaged land and destroyed forests. The key is to replace industrial agriculture worldwide with productive, regenerative organic farming that puts carbon back in the soil.
  6. Climate Change and World Agriculture
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1990
  7. Climate Change Solutions The Big Switch
    New Internationalist June 2003

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 2003
    A look at global warming, what it is doing to the world, and what actions are being taken by people to slow it down.
  8. Climate Cover-Up 
    The Crusade to Deny Global Warming

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2009
    Tracking the global warming denial movement from its inception, public relations advisor James Hoggan (working with journalist Richard Littlemore), reveals the details of those early plans and then tracks their execution, naming names and exposing tactics in what has become a full-blown attack on the integrity of the public conversation.
  9. Climate Crisis Threatens Food Security of Iran, Kuwait, Libya, Maldives, Togo, Comoros, and Many Other Countries
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    Climate crisis is threatening seafood and fish in gulfs, seas, and oceans. As a result, countries dependent mainly on fish and seafood are threatened.
  10. The Climate Denial Industry Is Out To Dupe The Public. And It's Working
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    The climate denial industry consists of people who are paid to say that man-made global warming isn't happening.
  11. "Climate Justice" and the Left: The Necessity of a Mass Movement
    Against The Current vol. 141

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    The climate crisis -- a crisis not of civilization, as some commentators would have it, but of capitalist production -- requires a political response that is long overdue, and is finally stirring. Now that the movement against global warming is brewing, socialists must get involved.
  12. Conned, Carbon offsets stripped bare
    New Internationalist July 2006

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 2006
    Discussion of the myths about carbon offsets, and details of more positive climate change steps to take. Carbon offsetting is exposed as a scam, one that's been sold to the guilt-ridden general public as an easy answer to a complex problem.
  13. Connexions Library: Environment Focus 
    Resource Type: Website
    Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on environment, ecology, climate change, pollution, and land use.
  14. Corporate money preventing all-out campaign to stop global warming
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 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 whether the WWF is effective in its work and, moreover, why the WWF and other members of the global environmental movement have made such little progress combatting the most serious threat to earth - climate change.
  15. Crossing the River of Fire
    The Liberal Attack on Naomi Klein and This Changes Everything

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    A review of Naomi Klein's book "This Changes Everything" on climate change and its political enviroment.
  16. A Direct Tax On Fossil Fuel Is What The World Needs Urgently
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    A direct tax on fossil fuels is the only realistic way to achieve the necessary cuts.
  17. Don't Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2014
    A book that tries to understand why people are so prone to deny or ignore the reality of climate change.
  18. Essential reading on the Paris climate agreement
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    An annotated guide to thirty-four of the best articles on the COP21 Paris Agreement on climate change published in the immediate aftermath of the agreement.
  19. Field Notes from a Catastrophe
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2006
    A readable account of the development of the science of global warming, alongside shocking vignettes that demonstrate the rapidly altering effects climate change is having on our world.
  20. Gates of Delusion: Media Distortions and REAL Climate Scandals
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    Climate-related storms in a teacup have been appearing in the corporate media almost on a daily basis. This nonsense is distracting attention from a mountain of evidence that human-induced climate change is accelerating and poses a deadly threat to civilisation.
  21. Global Warming
    The Greenpeace Report

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
  22. Global Warning...Global Warming
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1992
  23. A Green History of the World 
    The Environment and the Collapse of Great Civilizations

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1991
    Ponting tracks the "green" history of the world showing how throughout history civilizations have collapsed when they exhausted the earth's natural resources.
  24. Greenhouse Earth
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1992
  25. Greenhouse Gas Concentrations in Atmosphere Reach New Record
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record high in 2012, continuing an upward and accelerating trend which is driving climate change and will shape the future of our planet for hundreds and thousands of years.
  26. Harper's Worst Offense against Refugees May Be His Climate Record
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    The Middle East drought between 2006 and 2011 was without precedent since modern record keeping, killing over 80 per cent of livestock and driving up local food prices. Already poor populations had to contend with higher temperatures that dried soil and failed rains during the normally wet season due to weaker winds from the Mediterranean. A key long-term driver of this unfolding humanitarian catastrophe is climate change. And on that front, Canada’s record of contributing to this crisis is far more significant than our wretched record so far in resettling Syrian refugees.
  27. Heat
    How to Stop the Planet From Burning

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2006
    Concerns about the effects of global warming on the Human species - especially those unfortunate enough to live in poorer countries - require drastic action, far outstripping the recommendations of the Kyoto protocol.
  28. The Heat Is On
    The Climate Crisis, The Cover-up, The Prescription

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1997
    A book discussing the ever-worsening threat of global climate change.
  29. Humanity in the Capitalist Cul-de-sac
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    As a result of 200 years of capitalism, humanity is deep in a very dangerous cul-de-sac which could result in barbarism on an unprecedented scale.
  30. In Our Backyard
    A Greater Vancouver Environmental Guide...

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1992
    In Our Backyard focuses on environmental problems that apply directly to Greater Vancouver. With detials on local garbage and recylcing facilities, water and energy consumption, sewage disposal, air quality, and more, it is designed to help ordinary people deal with the onslaught of information and value changes that will continue to surround the environmental movement.
  31. Inuit Are Living on the Front Lines of Climate Change
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Climate change is being felt in northwest Canada, and in a wide circle at the top of the world, stretching from Alaska through the Siberian tundra, into northern Scandinavia and Greenland, and on to Canada's eastern Arctic islands, a circle of more than 300,000 indigenous people.
  32. The IPCC report: Between nightmare and revolution
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Belgian ecosocialist Daniel Tanuro says the latest IPCC report has sounded an alarm that we must not ignore. Only radical change can avert climate disaster.
  33. Jared Diamond, Greenwasher
    Shilling for Chevron

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2005
    Since Jared Diamond and the economists all believe in the inviolability of the capitalist system, there is a certain cognitive dissonance at work in their writings. They harp on the symptoms, but stop short at identifying the root cause. It is what psychologists call denial.
  34. Just the Beginning of Canada's Filthy Tar Sands 
    A Qualitative Jump Down a Black Hole

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    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.
  35. The Leap Manifesto
    A Call for a Canada Based on Caring for the Earth and One Another

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    We start from the premise that Canada is facing the deepest crisis in recent memory. so we need to Leap.
  36. Life, Money & Illusion
    Living on Earth as if We Want to Stay

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2006
    The failure to reduce green house gas emissions, the success of efforts to curb ozone depletion, causes related to prosperity and social justice are just some the topics covered. By using the example of Kerela, India, Nickerson shows how a society by working together can become car-free, religious and bigotry free, have a high level of health care and literacy and be able to sustain itself on a fraction of the money on which we depend.
  37. A Line in the Tar Sands
    Struggles for Environmental Justice

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2014
    The fight over the tar sands in North America is among the epic environmental and social justice battles of our time, and one of the first that has managed to quite explicitly marry concern for frontline communities and immediate local hazards with fear for the future of the entire planet.
  38. The Manufactured Doubt Industry And The Hacked Email Controversy
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    The fossil fuel industry has been working for years to create a smokescreen of doubt to obscure the facts of global warming.
  39. Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - September 10, 2015
    Labour Day issue

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 2015
    Labour Day issue, with articles examining the relentless pressure put on workers to work ever longer hours, at the cost of their health and family life; anti-worker legislation, Zapatista popular education, and the Greek crisis.
  40. Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - November 21, 2015
    Climate Change and Social Change

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 2015
    This issue of Other Voices spotlights climate change, the escalating crisis that the upcoming Paris climate conference is supposed to address. But climate change is not a single problem: it is a product of an economic system whose driving force is the need to grow and accumulate. Nor does it affect everyone equally: those with wealth and power can buy themselves what they need to continue living comfortably for years to come - everything from air conditioning to food to police and soldiers to protect their secure bubbles - while those who are poor and powerless find their lives increasingly impossible. A serious effort to address climate change therefore means social change and economic change.
  41. Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 16, 2016
    Working class organizing

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 2016
    Working to change things for the better, fighting to prevent things from getting worse, remembering the past to illuminate possibilities for the future: as always, that is the focus of Other Voices. In this issue, we pay special attention to working class organizing. There can be no meaningful change without the active participation of the majority of the population: working people. Yet much activism ignores this obvious reality, while the organized labour union movement has put much of its reliance on 'professionals' who see organizing as a top-down technique rather than a grassroots movement. Several articles in this issue look at aspects of these issues. We also delve into the relationship between feminism and socialism, and look at the so-called 'sharing economy,' which produces increasingly exploited and precarious work, and immense profits for super-rich corporate owners.
  42. Polluted Logic
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1998
    The business of allowing polluters to buy their way out of complying with the law is an innovation with vast untapped potential.
  43. Rampaging Climate Deniers' Losing Battle
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Because of the flimsy comprehension of science and evolution of most writers in the mass media, those who venture to write about evolution feel constrained to present "alternative" views. But "alternative" views are not necessarily credible or true. The cliimate change deniers' arguments are no less articles of faith than those of the creationists. In the case of the former, the faith is not in a god but in the free market and capitalism. Almost without exception, those who are in staunch denial are those connected to, involved in or supportive of the traditional capitalist model of economic growth, and by implication opposed to anything that might constrain this model.
  44. Seven Answers To Climate Contrarian Nonsense 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Within the community of scientists and others concerned about anthropogenic climate change, those deny climate change are commonly referred to as contrarians, naysayers and denialists. Not everyone who questions climate change science fits that description, of course - some people are genuinely unaware of the facts or honestly disagree about their interpretation. What distinguishes the true naysayers is an unwavering dedication to denying the need for action on the problem, often with weak and long-disproved arguments about supposed weaknesses in the science behind global warming.
  45. Social justice is the only solution to global warming
    The Climate is Ripe for Social Change

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    South African activist says only an alliance between unions and social justice movements can stop capital from destroying planetary life.
  46. This Changes Everything 
    Capitalism vs the Climate

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2014
    Klein says that climate change cannot be confronted unless we confront capitalism. She says that we can seize this existential crisis to transform our failed system and build something radically better.
  47. This Changes Everything 
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2015
    Directed by Avi Lewis, and inspired by Naomi Klein’s book This Changes Everything, the film presents portraits of communities on the front lines, from Montana’s Powder River Basin to the Alberta Tar Sands, from the coast of South India to Beijing and beyond. Interwoven with these stories of struggle is Klein’s narration, connecting the carbon in the air with the economic system that put it there. Klein suggests that we can seize the existential crisis of climate change to transform our failed economic system into something radically better.
  48. This Is About Us
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    The talks at Copenhagen are not just about climate change. They represent a battle to redefine humanity.
  49. Transition Initiatives Primer
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    A comprehensive document about embarking on a transition journey. A Transition Initiative is a community (lots of examples here) working together to look Peak Oil and Climate Change squarely in the eye and address this BIG question: "for all those aspects of life that this community needs in order to sustain itself and thrive, how do we significantly increase resilience (to mitigate the effects of Peak Oil) and drastically reduce carbon emissions (to mitigate the effects of Climate Change)?"
  50. Truth About Global Warming
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1997
    Review of The Heat is On: The High Stakes Battle Over Earth's Threatened Climate, by Ross Gelbspan.
  51. The Unpersuadables
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    In fighting for science, we subscribe to a comforting illusion: that people can be swayed by the facts.
  52. What a Way to Treat Your Mother: Women and the State of the Planet
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1991
    Our planet is in crisis.
  53. What Every Environmentalist Needs To Know about Capitalism 
    A Citizen's Guide to Capitalism and the Environment

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2011
    A manifesto for those environmentalists who reject schemes of “green capitalism” or piecemeal reform. Magdoff and Foster argue that efforts to reform capitalism along environmental lines or rely solely on new technology to avert catastrophe misses the point. The main cause of the looming environmental disaster is the driving logic of the system itself, and those in power — no matter how “green” — are incapable of making the changes that are necessary.
  54. What's at stake in Copenhagen
    The crucial debates at Copenhagen

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Tere is no chance of achieving binding greenhouse gas reductions within the current framework for an agreement. Instead the problem is being redefined to fit the business-as-usual assumptions of neoliberal economics.
  55. Why We Left Our Farms to Come to Copenhagen
    Speech of Henry Saragih, general coordinator of Via Campesina at the opening session of Klimaforum

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Climate change is already seriously impacting us. It brings floods, droughts and the outbreak of pests that are all causing harvest failures. I must point out that these harvest failures are something that the farmers did not create. Instead, it is the polluters who caused the emissions who destroy the natural cycles. So, we small scale farmers came here to say that we will not pay for their mistakes. And we are asking the emitters to face up to their responsibilities.
  56. Will climate chaos reign in the Anthropocene? 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    To judge by many accounts of climate change, the twenty-first century will gradually become a warmer, stormier, and less biodiverse version of the twentieth. There's an unspoken assumption that the Anthropocene will be less pleasant than the Holocene, but not fundamentally different, and that the transition will be smooth.
  57. Wonderful Wonderful Carbon Haven!
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    With the activists gearing up outside and developing countries in no mood for compromise - climate justice is definitely on the agenda this time round.
  58. The World Without Us 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2007
    A thought experiment to see what would happen to the planet if human beings simply disappeared.

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  2. Simon Fraser University
  3. Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
  4. World Meterological Organization

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