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The Human Cost of Climate Change Is Too High

Cameron Fenton National Director, Canadian Youth Climate Coalition Last weekend, floodwaters broke across Great Britain. Meanwhile, representatives from some of the wealthiest polluting nations around the globe told the 18th round of United Nations climate talks that after this long, Doha would not be a “pledging conference.” Long story short, something is wrong. Across the globe, the

 
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Iran on the brink of acquiring wind farm technology, warn experts

If you enjoy satire, then enjoy this clever piece from New Biscuit: NewsBiscuit The news before it happens…   Iran is facing growing international condemnation after the international wind energy watchdog (IWEA) revealed the country is on course to have a fully operational wind farm by the end of 2012. The IWEA report concluded there

 
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CYD RELEASES REPORT ON CANADA’S FAILURE TO MEET INTERNATIONAL COMMITMENT

Published on December 3, 2012 by in Home

  posted by westwood  CYD-DJC      The CYD-DJC is releasing the report Commitment Issues: Tar sands extraction invalidates Canada’s obligations to the UNFCCC and undermines global climate change negotiations. This  technical report details the role of Canada’s tar sands in ensuring the nation’s failure to meet international climate commitments. It calls for a moratorium on

 
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Commitment issues: Tar sands extraction invalidates Canada’s obligations to the UNFCCC and undermines global climate change negotiations

Published on December 3, 2012 by in Home

  Canadian Youth Delegation to COP 18 cyd-djc.org   

 
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Unist’ot’en Letter to Industry and Government Warning Against Trespass

Published on December 3, 2012 by in Home

  Freda Huson Unist’ot’en clan spokesperson   To the illegitimate colonial governments of Canada and British Columbia, and to all parties involved in the proposed Pacific Trails Pipeline (PTP) project: Apache corporation, EOG Resources, Encana corporation and all of their affiliated investors, including the Royal Bank of Canada, Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd., and many others. This

 
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Fossil Fuel Subsidies Five Times Greater Than Climate Finance

Published on December 3, 2012 by in Home

  By David Turnbull Oil Change International   Here in Doha for the UN climate negotiations, we’ve released new analysis that shows that fossil fuel subsidies in rich countries are, on average, five times greater than those same countries’ pledges towards climate finance—support to developing countries to address climate change and its impacts. Sometimes pictures speak louder than words,

 
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Carbon-Addicted U.S. Shifts from User to Pusher While Repudiating Renewable Energy Solutions

Published on December 3, 2012 by in Home

  By Swati Jangle Greenpeace   Few people have much hope for international climate negotiations these days. Government delegations currently meeting in the Qatari capital Doha are negotiating a complex architecture that seems to have little connection with either the effect or the cause. In all the haggling over CERs, ERUs and LULUCF, it’s hard to recognize the suffering

 
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Ontario opinion poll shows solid support for green energy, strong opposition to WTO ruling

Friends of the Earth Canada is the Canadian member of Friends of the Earth International, the world’s largest grassroots environmental network campaigning on today’s most urgent environmental and social issues.   Opinion poll released as solar industry meets at convention in Toronto Ottawa, December 3, 2012 — A new opinion poll commissioned by Friends of the Earth

 
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ALERT: Stop politician fraud spending

Published on December 3, 2012 by in Home

  Democracy Watch   Join the nation-wide call to end politician fraud spending by sending your letter to key politicians across Canada, and signing the petition, calling for stronger politician spending laws, and empowering and requiring the Auditor General to audit politician spending and penalize violators – all to prevent politicians from using taxpayers’ money to

 
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Action Alert! Defeat the planet-killing trade deal

Published on December 3, 2012 by in Home

  Avaaz.org   Right now, the tar sands, a toxic oil reserve almost the size of Saudi Arabia’s but over 3 times as dangerous for climate change, sits landlocked in Northern Canada. People power has twice blocked new pipelines into this poison, but now we have a bigger challenge. A new trade deal, negotiated in secret

 
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COP18 Live: Latest news from Day 7 of Doha climate summit

Published on December 3, 2012 by in Home

Last updated on 3 December 2012, 1:34 pm By John Parnell RTCC in Doha   -Contact us by email or twitter! -Those on the ground in Qatar can also visit the Climate Change Studio in Hall 4, a collaboration between the UNFCCC and RTCC. Contact the Secretariat to request an interview. - Ambition deadlock: Ambition deadlock frustrating climate talks in Doha. - Pablo Solon: Climate migration central to Doha debate. - The

 
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Is the World Bank turning up the heat?

Published on December 3, 2012 by in Home

  Bank warns dire consequences if global warming is not countered, but its own work may be contributing to climate change.   ALJAZEERA     Extreme heat waves, declining food stocks, and a life-threatening sea level rise: it’s a sobering vision of the future by one of the world’s largest and most powerful institutions. A report

 
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H2oil – Animations

Published on December 3, 2012 by in Home

What else is there to say?   bullgogger YouTube  

 
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ENBRIDGE OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCES THE ARRIVAL OF THE “DIRTIEST OIL ON THE PLANET” IN QUEBEC ON ITS WAY TO EXPORT

Published on December 3, 2012 by in Home

  Groups such as Environmental Defense, Équiterre and Greenpeace are asking the National Energy Board (NEB) to investigate Enbridge’s long-term plans to pipe tar sands across Ontario and Quebec for export équiterre MONTREAL, November 30th 2012- Canada’s mega-oil pipeline company, Enbridge, filed regulatory documents yesterday to move plans forward on the reversal of its Line

 
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Ontario municipalities step up to protect citizens, as Enbridge files Line 9 proposal

Published on December 3, 2012 by in Home

 Enbridge’s poor track record make this proposal questionable. In the event of a spill remediation is extremely difficult if not impossible. Tar Sands Free Northeast   Just as Enbridge files to reverse its Line 9 pipeline in order to ship dangerous tar sands oil east for export, municipalities across Ontario are stepping up and asking questions. It’s no wonder,

 
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