David Suzuki: Canada is trading away its environmental rights

David Suzuki: Canada is trading away its environmental rights

A diversified economy and citizens’ right to a healthy environment are more important than short-term profits for multinational corporations. Continue reading David Suzuki: Canada is trading away its environmental rights

Conservation groups say tar sands extraction violates international wildlife treaties

Today, conservation groups represented by Earthjustice and Ecojustice Canada submitted a petition to Interior Secretary Salazar asking him to report to President Obama that Canada’s destructive tar sands extraction undermines international efforts to protect endangered and threatened species. Continue reading Conservation groups say tar sands extraction violates international wildlife treaties

Canada’s Federal Government campaigning against climate policies: report

Ottawa – Recent documents reveal that officials of the Government of Canada are systematically trying to kill clean energy and climate change policies in other countries in order to promote the interests of oil companies. The findings are contained in a new report, The Tar Sands’ Long Shadow, released by Climate Action Network Canada, a network of over 75 of Canada’s leading non-governmental organizations. Continue reading Canada’s Federal Government campaigning against climate policies: report