Canada Successfully Destroys Parody Websites

Climate policy remains deplorableSubmitted by Andy Bichlbaum on December 29, 2009 to The Yes Men. The government of Canada has used strong-arm tactics to shut down two parody websites criticizing Canada's poor environmental policy, taking down 4500 other websites in the process.The two websites, "" and "", are "directly connected to a hoax which misleads people into believing ... [click title to continue]

First Nations at Copenhagen

On Monday a protest was held at the Canadian Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark to highlight the fact that Canada's tar sands production is the leading contributor to carbon emissions nationally. Carrier Sekani Tribal Council  territories are directly impacted from the tar sands through the pipeline proposal being brought forward by companies like Enbridge. Vice Tribal Chief Terry Teegee spoke to ... [click title to continue]

Building an ecosocialist movement in Canada

By Doug Taylor The political postions held by those advocating ecosocialism in Canada are many and varied, as they are elsewhere. They include green social democrats, left-wing environmentalists and many hues of Marxists, socialists and anarchists. So how do we proceed to build a movement for ecosocialism and what might be the first steps in the process? Among a small group subscribing ... [click title to continue]

Review: Energy Security and Climate Change

Energy Security and Climate Change: A Canadian Primer reviewed by Terisa E. Turner Canadian DimensionOctober 29th 2009The “Canadian primer” succeeds brilliantly in presenting historical and factual narratives of two ramifying realities of our time: climate chaos and the transition from carbon (oil, gas, coal) to solar energies. The authors challenge the obscenity of mainstream “help the polluters ... [click title to continue]

Greenpeace occupies Parliament roofs to shout “Climate inaction costs lives”

On the opening day of pivotal climate change negotiations in Copenhagen, 19 Greenpeace activists have occupied roofs on the Parliament Buildings to highlight the failure of Prime Minister Harper and Opposition Leader Ignatieff to help end the growing loss of human lives from the ever-worsening climate crisis. The Greenpeace action targets Harper and Ignatieff for their failure to support legally ... [click title to continue]

Cree aboriginal group to join London climate camp protest over tar sands

Canadian First Nations seek to highlight UK's 'criminal' role in CO2-heavy oil schemes by Terry Macalister Photograph: Orjan F. Ellingvag/Dagens Naringsliv/CorbisMembers of the Cree aboriginal peoples are to join the Climate Camp protests in the City of London this week in an attempt to draw attention to corporate Britain's "criminal" involvement in the tar sands of Canada.Guardian ... [click title to continue]