Greenpeace Canada has launched a satirical television ad campaign aimed at debunking the Harper government’s campaign to “greenwash” the tar sands.
A new report released by Ecojustice evaluates the effectiveness of Canada’s endangered species legislation, and points to the federal government’s failure to follow its own law as one of the biggest barriers to saving imperilled wildlife.
Shared on May 17, 2012 by MsBeautifulRed on YouTube National Roundtable on the Environment CEO David McLaughlin talks about the government shutting down his organization. John Baird told the House of Commons that the Roundtable produced 10 reports calling for a carbon tax, but Mr. McLaughlin says that’s not true, stating the Roundtable produced 3 reports…
Banff, Alberta – Over the objections of almost 200,000 citizens, the federal government has approved the proposed “Brewster Glacier Discovery Walk” in Jasper National Park. Conservation organizations fear that the beauty and integrity of Jasper National Park are being surrendered to commercial interests, opening the door for more for-profit businesses to capitalize on the splendour of Canada‟s most…
While it is encouraging that a path forward now exists for an international agreement on climate change, the deal completed Sunday in Durban, South Africa, will allow greenhouse gas emissions to continue rising until 2020, at which point we may well exceed the tipping point on global warming, Citizens Climate Lobby said Monday.
Shared by environmentcan on Dec 7, 2011 DURBAN, South Africa — December 7, 2011 — Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, today issued the following national statement at the COP17. Related articles COP17: Waves of despair, tides of change (rabble.ca) In A Year Of Big Environmental Stories, COP17 Rises Above Them All (treehugger.com) Environment Minister Peter Kent…
The federal government’s draft woodland caribou recovery strategy — released last week, four years overdue — is illegal and fails on multiple fronts to comply with requirements under the Species at Risk Act, Ecojustice said.
The federal Environment Minister’s “out of the blue” decision not to recommend emergency protection for woodland caribou in northeastern Alberta ignored scientific evidence and must be set aside, a Federal Court has determined.
Environmental groups recently went to Federal Court to fight for immediate protection of caribou habitat facing unchecked oil-sands development in northeastern Alberta.
Toronto — Oil and state are a perfect match on Valentine’s Day, suggests a new video released today by Greenpeace.