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A message shining bright at the White House

Published on February 22, 2013 by

  EradicatingEcocide.com Following our end of 2012 newsletter we received a message from one of our supporters which really touched us. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” (Margaret Mead)  I think that this really applies to you and you have achieved

 
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No Nukes News, Feb 21, 2013 – Megawatts vs. Negawatts

Published on February 22, 2013 by

    Feb. 21, 2013 – Please pass this onto a friend! “Every dollar invested in nuclear expansion will worsen climate change by buying less solution per dollar. The reason is simple: you can’t spend the same dollar on two different things at the same time… New nuclear power costs far more than its distributed competitors, so it buys

 
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Jan 28, Snow Lake – Mathias Colomb Cree Nation for MEDIA

Published on February 22, 2013 by

   

 
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Aboriginal rights lawyer and academic Pam Palmater throws down the gauntlet to mining companies at Idle No More – Northern Manitoba forum

Published on February 22, 2013 by

  ”I’m not surrendering my sovereignty for any more beads and trinkets. When mining companies come to our communities, the beads and trinkets of the past, jobs and training, that’s over’   By John Barker, Editor Thompson Citizen Aboriginal rights lawyer and academic Pam Palmater threw down the gauntlet to mining companies at an Idle

 
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Chief Theresa Spence and Attawapiskat First Nation file ‘urgent action’ with UN committee

Published on February 22, 2013 by

  By Andy Radia Yahoo News Canada Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence isn’t giving up her fight for a fully inclusive meeting between the Crown, the prime minister and First Nations. Spence, who ended her 43 day hunger strike on January 24th, is part of a group taking their First Nation concerns to the United Nations. According

 
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NDP leader promises to partner with oilpatch on energy development

Published on February 21, 2013 by

  Claudia Cattaneo Financial Post     Thomas Mulcair seems to have found his sweet spot in his efforts to relate to the Alberta energy patch. The NDP leader had a rocky start when he took over, slamming fracking and blaming the energy sector for causing Dutch disease. But in Calgary on Tuesday, Mr. Mulcair

 
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Attawapiskat blockade ‘smells of coercion’: Judge

Published on February 21, 2013 by

TIMMINS, ON – The ongoing blockade outside the Victor diamond mine is not an First Nations protest but an act of extortion, a Timmins Superior Court judge declared Wednesday. Judge Robert Riopelle said the men spearheading the blockade are not fighting for constitutional rights, land claims, treaty issues or anything that would benefit the community

 
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Nation outraged over mercury contamination

Published on February 21, 2013 by

  George Young, Raven’s Eye Writer, Tl’ast’en First Nation AMMSA On Feb. 21, Chief Thomas Alexis held a news conference to announce a moratorium on new mining activities in Tl’ast’en Nation traditional territory. The move was in response to the Nov. 30th failure of a containment dam at a mining site owned by Teck Cominco

 
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Canada heading for ‘bitumen cliff’

Published on February 21, 2013 by

  A new study published by the CCPA and the Polaris Institute shows how the failure to carefully regulate the bitumen industry is putting Canada on a dangerous economic and environmental trajectory. The study, by Tony Clarke, Jim Stanford, Diana Gibson, and Brendan Haley, shows that the current bitumen path is creating the double threat: a “staples

 
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Dependence on the oilsands could end up hurting Canada’s economy, report warns

Published on February 21, 2013 by

      BY THE CANADIAN PRESS   OTTAWA – A new report warns of the perils to the Canadian economy of relying too much on the oilsands. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives study says Canada is heading towards a “staples trap,” whereby the more quickly bitumen is exported, the less diversified and productive

 
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Activist investors put climate-change issue up for vote at bank

Published on February 21, 2013 by

 The Ecocide Act would hold those individuals with principal responsibility who finance dangerous industrial activities that result in ecocide, open to prosecution in the International Criminal Court. PNC Financial Services Group shareholders will consider the resolution at the April 23 annual meeting. It seeks a review of how its loans lead to greenhouse gas.  

 
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Malcom Mayes editorial cartoon on residential schools

Published on February 21, 2013 by

 

 
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What’s in a Number?: Media and Government Downplay Keystone XL Climate Rally Attendance

Published on February 21, 2013 by

  Carol Linnitt DeSmog.ca A Sunday report from the Globe and Mail gives a rather undersized account of what prominent environmental organizations are calling the largest climate rally in American history, suggesting Canadian media might be trying to downplay the extent of public opposition to the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline planned to cut across the U.S. to

 
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Climate Finance Untangled

Published on February 21, 2013 by

  BY BARBARA BUCHNER WorldBank.org Global leaders have spoken strongly on the urgent need for climate action, putting it back on top of the 2013 agenda. During his inaugural address and State of the Union speech, President Obama gave clear signals about his intentions to address this issue in his second term. At the World Economic Forum in

 
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Supporters Of Keystone XL Outspend Opponents 35 To 1

Published on February 21, 2013 by

  By Josh Israel ThinkProgress.org At least fifty oil companies, business trade associations, labor unions, and political groups with combined lobbying budgets of more than $178 million lobbied Washington in support of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline in 2012. And the dozen groups lobbying against the environmentally risky project had 2012 lobbying budgets of less than $5

 
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