Green MP Elizabeth May questions federal climate change plan

By Stephen HuiStraight.comMay 26, 2011 Elizabeth May, Green Party leader Canada’s only Green MP claims she will “leave no stone unturned” holding Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s majority government to account on climate change, but she admitted that Canadians are probably looking at “four more lost years”.“The [emissions reduction] target we have is 17 percent below 2005 levels by 2020,” ... [click title to continue]

Green Party blues (and how to help save the country)

Murray Dobbin's BlogApril 5, 2011 Elizabeth May has lost her court challenge of the decision to exclude her from the party leaders’ TV debates. That’s too bad. I would like to see May in the debates – she is the most natural of all the leaders, actually answering questions like a normal human being would rather than the scripted, anal and cautious replies of all the other “leaders.”But it ... [click title to continue]

Canada’s Green Party: Where did it all go wrong?

Ecosocialism Canada presents this commentary from Stuart Hertzog's blog While EC would argue that an anti-capitalist orientation is required to resolve both our human and environmental crisis, we need to reflect critically on the experience of the green movement. It remains a very uneven development across the globe and green politics have grown to reflect a spectrum of positions. ... [click title to continue]