Plan B 2.0: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble

?Our global civilization today is on an economic path that is environmentally unsustainable, a path that is leading us toward economic decline and eventual collapse,? says Lester Brown in Plan B 2.0: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble. ?Environmental scientists have been saying for some time that the global economy is…

Bush faces fire for deal with India on nuclear energy

WASHINGTON — U.S. President George W. Bush returned home from a swing through South Asia yesterday after signing an “historic” deal on nuclear energy with India. But the agreement faces tough opposition from Congress, which is worried that it undermines international rules on atomic proliferation.

Kyoto Protocol Celebrates One Year Anniversary

(Ottawa) Sierra Club of Canada marked the Kyoto Protocol?s one year anniversary with the release of its third annual Kyoto Report card reviewing the different steps that have been taken by the Canadian government to meet our targets under the protocol. – Sierra Club of Canada

Canada at bottom of OECD, new report

OTTAWA ? Canada is one of the worst environmental performers in the industrialized world, according to a comprehensive new report released today by the David Suzuki Foundation. The Maple Leaf in the OECD: Comparing progress toward sustainability finds Canada ranks 28th out of the 30 member countries of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development…