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Greenpeace response to 2012-13 federal budget

28 March 2012 (Toronto/Montreal) – Today Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced the 2012-13 federal budget. Greenpeace Canada Climate and Energy Coordinator Keith Stewart responds with the following statement: “Big oil is the big winner in today’s budget, as the Harper government announced that it will dismantle environmental laws that help protect our forests, air, water […]

Acidic water blamed for West Coast scallop die-off

By Randy Shore Ten million scallops that have died in the waters near Qualicum Beach due to rising ocean acidity are the latest victims in a series of marine die-offs that have plagued the West Coast for a decade. Human-caused carbon dioxide emissions in the atmosphere are being absorbed by the ocean and may have […]

Acidic water blamed for West Coast scallop die-off

By Randy Shore Ten million scallops that have died in the waters near Qualicum Beach due to rising ocean acidity are the latest victims in a series of marine die-offs that have plagued the West Coast for a decade. Human-caused carbon dioxide emissions in the atmosphere are being absorbed by the ocean and may have […]

John Kerry Calls Climate Change ‘World’s Most Fearsome’ Weapon Of Mass Destruction

By Joe Romm Secretary of State John Kerry gave perhaps his strongest climate speechin Indonesia Sunday. He called climate change the “world’s most fearsome” weapon of mass destruction and said “the science of climate change is leaping out at us like a scene from a 3D movie. It’s warning us; it’s compelling us to act.” […]

Climate Action News: The War Against the Fight to Save the Planet + The Budget Deficit that Really Matters

The war against the fight to save the planet We are alarmed about the recent CBC report that the Canada Revenue Agency is targeting a number of environmental groups – all members of Climate Action Network Canada – for costly and time-consuming audits. Despite the government’s assurances that this is business as usual for the […]