As debate over the Keystone XL and other pipeline projects continues, crude oil from the Alberta tar sands and western U.S. oil fields is increasingly being hauled by railroad. Critics warn that this development poses a threat not only to the environment but to public safety.
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Approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline would have only a marginal positive impact on the economics of the Canadian oil-sands industry, but could nevertheless trigger a rush of high-risk investment into additional projects that would rely heavily on rising oil prices, according to new …
How could the media report, with apparent pride, Canada’s military and civil contributions to humanitarian rescue efforts in the Philippines while ignoring our nation’s commitment to ensuring that present disasters are mere prelude to greater future catastrophe?
“Eat less red meat” is the most frequent response I hear at conferences when a distraught member of the audience asks a presenter “What’s the one thing I can do for the planet?” What the presenter should have said is “Eat less feedlot meat.” A lot less, …
Two ongoing environmental events are affecting all life on the planet, even if it’s not yet noticeable where you live. Alex Smith of Radio Ecoshock is watching climate change and Fukushima very closely.
Jane Goodall and Vandana Shiva discuss their decades of work devoted to protecting nature and saving future generations from the dangers of climate change.
•Guide Claims Warsaw COP19 Climate Talks Were Captured By Corporate Fossil Fuel Interests •Parts of Australia reaching threshold where it is impossible for normal life to continue because of the heat •Look What's Slowing Down Global Warming •Rejecting Man’s Bid For …
The non-natural needs to prove its benefits, not the natural. This principle is the clearest expression of the precautionary principle I've ever seen, and it is even more stringent.
Norse mythology tells of Ragnarok, a cataclysmic disaster akin to ecocide. In order to avoid this fate we need new stories that reunite human experience with nature.
Clive Hamilton, an Australian, has written a number of books about climate change. In the recently published 'Earthmasters', he tackles the subject of attempts to manage the climate by geoengineering. I found this book well researched, well documented, clearly written...and alarming.