Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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Academics Urge Government Climate Action: Sources News Release
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 poi...
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...
Capitalism is failing the planet
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 featu...
Climate Crisis, the Deindustrialization Imperative and the Jobs vs. Environment Dilemma
So long as we live under capitalism, today, tomorrow, next year and every year thereafter, economic growth will always be the overriding priority till we barrel right off the cliff to collapse.
Conned, Carbon offsets stripped bare: New Internationalist July 2006
Serial Publication (Periodical)
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...
Connexions Digest: Issue 53 - January 1991- A Social Change Sourcebook
Serial Publication (Periodical)
COP21, Paris: 'Another world is possible, necessary and urgent'
The greatest danger of the Paris conference is that the global South will be bullied into to accepting a terrible deal rather than leave with none at all. That gives civil society an essential role - ...
A Direct Tax On Fossil Fuel Is What The World Needs Urgently
A direct tax on fossil fuels is the only realistic way to achieve the necessary cuts.
Greenhouse Gas Concentrations in Atmosphere Reach New Record: Sources News Release
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 ...
The Growth Illusion: How economic growth has enriched the few, impoverished the many and endangered the planet
Douthwaite argues that strategies used by governments to raise national income often increase poverty and unemployment. Moreover, in the USA, Britiain, Germany and Australia, each increase in national...
The Heat Is On: The Climate Crisis, The Cover-up, The Prescription
A book discussing the ever-worsening threat of global climate change.
A Line in the Tar Sands: Struggles for Environmental Justice
Russell, Joshua Kahn; D'Arcy, Stephen; Weis, Tony; Black, Toban
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 frontl...
Missing from the Paris Agreement: the Pentagon's monstrous carbon boot print
How much of the mainstream media coverage given to COP21 and the Paris Agreement mentioned the mysterious exemption given to the US's massive military and security machine? None, writes Joyce Nelson. ...
The No-Nonsense Guide to Climate Change
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 30, 2016: Conflict of interest
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
This issue of Other Voices shines a light on the murky world of conflict of interest, the hidden reality that often underlies appearances of neutrality, objectivity, and due process. Conflicts of inte...
Prelude to Paris: Four Tragic Tactics by President Obama and Four Climate Justice Proposals He Must Support
In December 2015 the world's governments meet in Paris for a truly historic event -- the United Nations Framework Climate Change Conference. (UNFCCC). The objective of the conference is to protect Mot...
The Rising Seas
The meat-producing system Simon Fairlie advocates differs sharply from the one now practised in the rich world: low energy, low waste, just, diverse, small-scale. But if we were to adopt it, we could ...
Tar Sands: Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent
To extract the energy from the Alberta tar sands, the world's ugliest, most expensive hydrocrabon, we are polluting our air, poisoning our water, destroying vast areas of boreal forest, and underminin...
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate
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 bette...
Transport Policy and the Environment: Six Case Studies
Barde, Jean-Philippe; Button, Kenneth
Truth About Global Warming
Review of The Heat is On: The High Stakes Battle Over Earth's Threatened Climate, by Ross Gelbspan.
What Every Environmentalist Needs To Know about Capitalism: A Citizen's Guide to Capitalism and the Environment
Magdoff, Fred; Foster, John Bellamy
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 solel...
Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Established in 1960, Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW) is a non-partisan Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) comprised of a network of diverse women with consultative status at the United Nation...
Climate Action Network Canada
CANCanada - To support & empower Canada's governments private sector, labour & civil society by designing, developing implementing effective strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at internati...
Clearing the PR pollution that clouds climate science. A source for accurate, fact based information regarding Global Warming misinformation campaigns. An overwhelming majority of the world's clima...
Ontario Clean Air Alliance
The Ontario Clean Air Alliance is a coalition of over 90 organizations that represent more than six million Ontarians. We led the successful campaign to phase-out Ontario's five dirty coal-fired pow...
Rainforest Action Network
RAN seeks to protect the Earth's rainforests through education, grassroots organizing and non-violent direct action. They do so using campaigns to expose the wrongdoings of governments and corporatio...
Toronto Environmental Alliance
Since 1988, Toronto Environmental Alliance has campaigned locally to find solutions to Toronto's urban environmental problems. A not-for-profit organization, we advocate on behalf of all Torontonians ...
Sources Experts & Spokespersons
Misleading figures on greenhouse gas emissions
Letter to the editor
A letter to the editor from an oil industry apologist (April 12) tries to excuse the Alberta oilsands’ growing carbon emissions with the argument that Canada accounts for “just” 1.6 per cent of global...