Anti-Democratic Behavior of US and Canadian Governments Denounced

Anti-Democratic Behavior of US and Canadian Governments Denounced by Their Own Citizens on Global Day for Climate Justice at UN Climate Change ConferenceBy La Voz: Climate Justice Cross-posted from MRZineUS and Canadian UN COP16 observers and climate justice activists will demonstrate against their governments' position at the climate change conference by joining the Via Campesina and Espacio Mexicano ... [click title to continue]

Canada gets ready to walk away from Kyoto Protocol

By Brent Pattersonrabble.caDecember 6, 2010 Environment minister John Baird The Globe and Mail reports this morning that, "Federal Environment Minister John Baird arrives at the global climate summit (tomorrow) looking to administer last rites to the Kyoto Protocol, at least in its current form. But the funeral may have to wait for next year's session in South Africa."Harper wants to end Kyoto Protocol"For ... [click title to continue]

People’s Assemblies on Climate Justice to take place across Canada

Council of Canadians Ottawa - Over a dozen communities across Canada are holding People’s Assemblies on Climate Justice during the UN climate negotiations starting today in Cancun, Mexico. “People’s Assemblies on Climate Justice emerged during the failing Copenhagen negotiations as a vehicle for people to come together and talk about real and false solutions to the climate crisis,” says Andrea ... [click title to continue]

Margaret Atwood’s wisdom would be welcome at Cancún

As heads of state gather in Mexico to discuss global warming, they would do well to dwell on the wise words of Margaret AtwoodThe ObserverSunday 28 November 2010 World leaders preparing to gather in Mexico for a climate summit anticipate deadlock. Eco-activists are braced for outrage. Concerned onlookers teeter on despair. All could do worse than ponder the inspiration offered by the Canadian poet ... [click title to continue]

CUPE prepares for climate change conference in Cancun

Canadian Union of Public EmployeesCUPE delegates will be attending the United Nations Climate Change Conference which will be held in Cancun, Mexico, from 29 November to 10 December 2010. In preparation for the conference, CUPE has prepared a fact sheet outlining our proposals and demands, and why it is important for CUPE to be present.CUPE's main proposals and demands in CancunCUPE, as a partner and ... [click title to continue]

Canada’s Greens Call for Massive Public Mobilization in lead-up to UN Climate Summit in Mexico

Green Party of CanadaOTTAWA -- Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May called today for a re-politicization of the climate movement and for a major public mobilization during the one month lead-up to the UN’s Framework Convention on Climate Change 16th Conference of the Parties. The meeting will be held in Cancun, Mexico, on November 29, 2010.“In the wake of the Copenhagen Summit disaster a ... [click title to continue]

Protesters Close Down A Shell Gas Station – London, Canada

Cam and Edition by Mike RoyThe rallies were organized by Climate Justice London, Ontario and The Latin American-Canadian Solidarity Association (LACASA).The event was part of the October 12th global day of action for climate justice, indigenous rights, and Latin American solidarity.The speaker in the video was telling us about County Mayo, in Ireland.Shell Canada is headquartered in Calgary. ... [click title to continue]

Protesters descend on Montreal’s World Energy Congress

QMI Agency MONTREAL — Activists covered themselves in oil and rallied outside the Montreal Convention Centre as government officials met at the World Energy Congress Sunday. About 60 Greenpeace activists staged a Black Tide Beach Party, and 12 people donned oil-covered bathing suits, to protest the use of oil and to advocate for renewable energy options.As well, hundreds of people gathered outside ... [click title to continue]

Stopping the Flow: Quebec Climate Action Camp takes on the Enbridge Trailbreaker project

By Cameron FentonThe Dominion - http://www.dominionpaper.ca/                 Climate Campers march to the site of the Enbridge's proposed pumping station in Dunham, QC. Photo: allan.lissner.net/Allan Cedillo Lissner DUNHAM, QC—From August 7 to 23, the Quebec Climate Action Camp took root in Dunham, QC—an hour drive southeast of Montreal. The camp aimed to continue to build ... [click title to continue]