Environment



“David Suzuki: vote for a better, cleaner Canada” (The National Observer)

David Suzuki (The National Observer): No matter what anyone says during this long federal election campaign, climate change is the biggest threat to Canadians’ health, security and economy. The scientific evidence is incontrovertible, the research…


“Mulcair’s Old Remarks On Bulk Water Exports Anger Liberals” (The Huffington Post Canada)

Ryan Maloney (The Huffington Post Canada): Thomas Mulcair’s rivals are again turning to remarks he made in the past to make the case he’s the wrong choice for Canada’s future. On Tuesday, federal Liberals released letters…


“How Climate Change is Behind the Surge of Migrants to Europe” (Time)

Aryn Baker (Time): Even as Europe wrestles over how to absorb the migrant tide, experts warn that the flood is likely to get worse as climate change becomes a driving factor. More than 10,000 migrants and…


“In the pipelines’ path: Canada’s First Nations lead resistance” (The Montreal Gazette)

Christopher Curtis (Montreal Gazette): “I think when push comes to shove, if the Mohawk nation comes together to fight this thing, you’re going to see a hell of a force in the path of that…


“Three-Way Tie as Voters Try and Sort Out Who Can Solve the Economy” (Ekos Politics)

Ekos Politics: There have been some movements in an electorate that is becoming reluctantly engaged in a now month-old campaign that they are loosely acknowledging. If there was a sense that the Duffy scandal was…


“Harper addresses climate change on campaign trail: it’s not a priority” (iPolitics)

Mackenzie Scrimshaw (iPolitics): Stephen Harper says there are two issues central to the current election campaign — and climate change isn’t one them. At the end of a week during which the world was mesmerized…


“Bill Nye Calls Alberta Oilsands ‘Depressive'” (The Huffington Post Alberta)

Michelle Butterfield (The Huffington Post Alberta): Bill Nye (yes, The Science Guy) went on an aerial tour of the Alberta oilsands, and has nothing good to say about what he saw. In an interview with…