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February 21, 2007 Arts

Picture Perfect

How images are used to create specific relationships between people and the physical environment

February 13, 2007 Weblog:

"The Virgin Earth Challenge" -- Yeesh!

Newsflash: The owner of Virgin Airlines and Virgin Galactic (a space tourism project) is going to save the planet from climate change with the Virgin Earth Challenge. Branson's offering a $25 million prize to the person who can come up with a "commercially viable design which results in the removal of anthropogenic, atmospheric greenhouse gases so as to contribute materially to the stability of Earth’s climate."

So, science will save the day once again? Too bad Branson'

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January 29, 2007 Weblog:

All's quiet on the tar sand front...

Peter Cizek explains why: Scouring Scum and Tar from the Bottom of the Pit.

An indepth look at the "gigaprojects" rocking the North, and the web of NGOs tied up in corporate/ money who thus far have largely failed to respond to what Cizek calls an "environmental holocaust."

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August 10, 2006 Features

Last Gas

LNG_fp.jpgHillary Bain Lindsay asks why Eastern Canada is being flooded with proposals for liquefied natural gas terminals, and why so many communities are resisting them.

Can natural gas reserves keep up with soaring consumption?

March 18, 2006 Canadian News

Dawson City Is Sinking

January 16, 2006 Environment

Where The Mountains Are Still Growing

mountains_fp.jpgHillary Lindsay investigates the human cost of a 'business as usual' approach to climate change in Northeastern India.

Will mega dams in Manipur, India 'solve' climate change?

January 16, 2006 Original Peoples

Who Owns The Climate?

smoke_fp.jpg Indigenous peoples demand a voice in climate change negotiations that are disproportionately impacting them. Hillary Lindsay listens in.

Indigenous leaders demand a voice in climate change negotiations

October 24, 2005 Environment

"It's the Best We've Got"

dion_fp.jpgEnvironment Minister Stéphane Dion to chair next round of international climate talks in Montreal. Hillary Lindsay reports.

Kyoto Off To A Slow Late Start in Montreal

September 1, 2005 Media Analysis

New Orleans is sinking, man, and I don't wanna talk about climate change

Hurricane_Katrina_fp.jpg Dru Oja Jay looks at coverage of Hurricane Katrina.

Canadian media ignore scientific debate

February 4, 2005 Original Peoples

Dam Locally, Warm Globally

Relatively untouched, Canada's vast boreal forest is once again being threatened. Kim Petersen finds a small Ojibway community on the front lines of its defence.

Boreal forest, aboriginal peoples threatened by new push for exploitation

February 4, 2005 Environment

Biking Uphill: The Otesha Project

This summer, the Otesha Project embarks on its cross-Canada bike tour, practicing and preaching sustainable living. Shannon Hines finds out more.

December 19, 2004 Original Peoples

Arctic Climate Change

The arctic is warming up, a trend with massive ecological consequences. Kim Petersen looks at how the Arctic way of life will be affected.

The fight to preserve the Arctic Way of Life

August 25, 2004 Environment

President Bush, See You in Court

Is there legal recourse for those who are losing their land and livelihood to climate change? Yuill Herbert finds out what courts will hear their cases, and what precedents might help.

Judging the cost of climate change

December 22, 2003 International News

International News

September 12, 2003 Environment

North America in the Dark: the Blackout in Context

blackout_fp.jpgOn August 15th, 50 million people in the United States and Ontario found themselves in the dark, but many argue that North Americans have been 'in the dark' about the global context of their energy consumption for far too long. The 'biggest blackout in history' can shed some light on the inequalities of global energy consumption. The course that policy makers chart in the future must stretch beyond blackouts to looming problems that face all societies across the globe.

- by Yuill Herbert -

August 23, 2003 Environment

Is Climate Change Burning up British Columbia?

fire_fp.jpgAre the forest fires in Western Canada part of climate change? Scientists say that it is likely, and environmental groups are urging Canadians to begin making the connection between the burning forests and the country's rising greenhouse gas emissions. - by Yuill Herbert -

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