Blue Future: Protecting Water for People and the Planet Forever

The final book in Maude Barlow’s Blue trilogy, Blue Future is a powerful, penetrating, and timely look at the global water crisis — and what we can do to prevent it. Continue reading Blue Future: Protecting Water for People and the Planet Forever

Actress Margot Kidder arrested at White House in Keystone pipeline protests

Canadian actress Margot Kidder, who played Louise Lane in the Superman movies, was arrested last week at a protest outside the White House. Over 2,000 people, including other celebrities such as Danny Glover, have vowed to face arrest as part of a mass civil disobedience in opposition to the “super-sizing” of the Keystone pipeline. Continue reading Actress Margot Kidder arrested at White House in Keystone pipeline protests

Protect the Great Lakes as a Commons, says Council of Canadians

As the federal government prepares to introduce its budget, the Council of Canadians is calling for the allocation of significant resources to protecting the Great Lakes as a Commons, a Public Trust and a Protected Bioregion. The Council of Canadians outlines how and why to do this in a new report today entitled Our Great Lakes Commons: A People’s Plan to Protect the Great Lakes Forever. Continue reading Protect the Great Lakes as a Commons, says Council of Canadians