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Geothermal is an overlooked climate solution that could be about to take off

Click here to view original web page at www.nationalobserver.com It's clean, renewable, and right there below our feet, but geothermal...

A decade of stopping deforestation: How the palm oil industry did the seemingly impossible (commentary)

Click here to view original web page at news.mongabay.com Wilmar International’s No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation policy, announced ten...

Canada must expand diplomatic horizon to Global South: Melanie Joly

Click here to view original web page at www.nationalobserver.com Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly said this fall that Canada needs...

Excessive supermarket profits boost inflation

Click here to view original web page at www.nationalobserver.com After a year of grappling with soaring food prices, Canadians are...

Critical Thinking: Vital For Creating Sustainable And Democratic Societies

Click here to view original web page at www.resilience.org Book Update #1 – Critical Thinking Chapter Editor's Note: Author Aaron Karp...

From Ontario to Panama, Indigenous communities are rising up to resist Canada’s mining industry

Click here to view original web page at ricochet.media Around the world, Indigenous-led resistance to mining and extraction projects have...

How Big Oil is Taking Us for a Fossil-Fuelized Ride

Click here to view original web page at www.resilience.org With the World the Hottest in 125,000 Years, We’re Being Gaslighted A recent opinion poll rocked the...

Federal and provincial housing supply efforts shouldn’t jeopardize either affordability or climate resilience

Click here to view original web page at www.pembina.org It’s time for homes and buildings to emit less carbon and ...

Climate-friendly food systems start with different values, not technologies

Click here to view original web page at www.resilience.org Sims Hill Shared Harvest If we want to transform our relationship with food, we need...

Canada’s mRNA contribution helped Big Pharma, but left out global poor

Click here to view original web page at rabble.ca Canadian taxpayers played a key role in funding the technology that made mRNA vaccines possible. Yet...

Vast new Marine Protected Areas are PNG’s first to be co-managed by Indigenous communities

Click here to view original web page at news.mongabay.com On Nov. 12, the government of Papua New Guinea declared two large new marine protected areas...

Canadian scientists are still being muzzled, and that risks undermining climate policy

Click here to view original web page at theconversation.com Environmental scientists in Canada continue to be stifled in their ability to conduct and communicate their...

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COP28 ‘breakthrough’ elevates litigation as vital route to climate action

Click here to view original web page at news.mongabay.com In the past three decades, the United Nations has sponsored 28 annual climate summits. But that...

Earth on ‘devastating trajectory’ to global tipping points. But there’s hope.

Click here to view original web page at news.mongabay.com A new report on global tipping points warns of imminent serious disruptions in major ...

How broad is support for post-growth and post-capitalist ideas: Recent data would suggest its substantial

Click here to view original web page at www.resilience.org Here is a list of studies, surveys and polling results that shed some light on popular...

Health care is Job One for the Ontario government. Shouldn’t they be better at it?

Click here to view original web page at spon.ca ANALYSIS: The auditor general’s annual report is a stark reminder ...

Rampant consumerism leads to inequality and climate catastrophe

Click here to view original web page at rabble.ca As long as people continue to worship money and stuff, ...

The hospital crisis: No capacity, no plan, no end in sight

Click here to view original web page at ochuleftwords.blogspot.com While Canada has achieved universal public healthcare coverage, that does not mean conservative forces have given...

Nearly half of the world’s flowering plants face the threat of extinction, study says

Click here to view original web page at news.mongabay.com A new study estimates that nearly half of the world’s known flowering plants are threatened. Scientists built...

COP28: How 7 policies could help save a billion lives by 2100

Click here to view original web page at theconversation.com In a recent review of more than 180 peer-reviewed articles — which I conducted with fellow...

For equality and the climate, a European wealth tax

Click here to view original web page at www.socialeurope.eu The richest 10 per cent in the world are responsible for the same carbon emissions as...

What Will Tomorrow’s World Order Look Like?

Click here to view original web page at www.ipsnews.net Ukraine, the Caucasus and the Middle East. The latest eruptions of violence mark the end of...

For Every Child, Every Right—Delivering Psychosocial Support for Crisis Impacted Children

Click here to view original web page at www.ipsnews.net NAIROBI, Nov 20 2023 (IPS) - As the global community marks World Children’s Day, every child...

Food insecurity in Canada is the worst it’s ever been — here’s how we can solve it

Click here to view original web page at theconversation.com According to the latest Statistics Canada data, household food insecurity in the 10 provinces has reached...

COP28 must focus on the climate-fuelled health crisis

Click here to view original web page at www.socialeurope.eu The data show we are heading toward catastrophe, yet world leaders ...

“Affordable housing” isn’t affordable unless it’s energy efficient

Click here to view original web page at www.pembina.org As governments across Canada commit to building thousands of new homes, they also must...

Canada must stop treating climate disasters like unexpected humanitarian crises

Click here to view original web page at theconversation.com Two years after devastating wildfires razed 90 per cent of Lytton, B.C., reconstruction is slow and...

New AI model gives bird’s-eye view of avian distribution at vast scale

Click here to view original web page at news.mongabay.com An artificial intelligence model is helping researchers use bird-sighting data to estimate their presence at a...

On the problems with Public Private Partnerships

Click here to view original web page at www.globalsocialjustice.info Public-private partnerships (PPPs) for infrastructure and service provision are both costly...

Climate change threatens the North Atlantic’s currents, ecosystems and stability (commentary)

Click here to view original web page at news.mongabay.com The Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) is a vital component of the Earth’s global ocean circulation,...

Global tax evasion: the good and the bad news

Click here to view original web page at www.socialeurope.eu A genuine assault on individual and corporate tax evasion, ...

Even Rich Nations Now Worried About Global Investor-State Dispute Rules

Click here to view original web page at www.ipsnews.net Governments the world over are worried about investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) rules. These allow foreign investors...

One way to fix social media? Give it back to the communities who use it

Click here to view original web page at www.fastcompany.com The early web was defined by self-governance. Could that same idea work today? In the 2018 documentary...

How sustainable, livable and resilient housing can help us adapt to a changing future

Click here to view original web page at theconversation.com This summer, Canada experienced wildfires, extreme heat, drought and flooding. Other regions of the world faced...

Tax fairness and the path to a green economy

Click here to view original web page at in-sights.ca Economist DT Cochrane and Katrina Miller, executive director of Canadians For Tax Fairness, authored a report...

Living in a World-in-Crisis: Thinking Beyond Catastrophism. Part 1

Click here to view original web page at www.resilience.org Originally published in revised form by Resilience.org on October 16, 2023. As evidence of probable civilizational collapse...

The Global Energy Transition: Human Rights Risk

Click here to view original web page at www.resilience.org This is the fifth in a series of articles addressing the global energy transition as an...

Imagining the future: How to build in place sustainably

Click here to view original web page at www.resilience.org This article was originally published by The Raven. Preface: The seminal power of imagination Ursula K. LeGuin, who...

Good data is key to addressing economic disparities in Canada

Click here to view original web page at policyoptions.irpp.org What do Dalhousie, N.B., Ponass Lake, Sask., and Rainbow Lake, Alta., have in common? According to...

Water Watchers wants to end Blue Triton’s water taking permits

Click here to view original web page at rabble.ca Water Watchers is hosting an evening of learning and sharing around protecting water as part of...
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