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Podcast
Jan 16, 2011
Redeye

Report from Cancun

Redeye
Ben Powless is with the Indigenous Environmental Network. He was in Cancun for the climate summit in December and participated in the official talks as a member of the Indigenous People's Caucus.
Blog
Dec 21, 2010

Cancun in review

Andrea Harden-Donahue
Recap recent climate justice campaign highlights.
Blog
Dec 15, 2010

In the wake of Cancun

Velcrow Ripper
The 16th Climate Summit has washed over us, and thankfully, this vital process is still alive.
News
Dec 14, 2010

Climate action will stimulate economy and jobs

Cheryl McNamara
The Climate Change Accountability Act is killed by Conservative senators and Prime Minister Harper defends this by saying that had it passed it would have harmed Canadian jobs. That's nonsense.
Blog
Dec 11, 2010

La lucha segue

Brent Patterson
As I arrive in Ottawa late this evening after fifteen days in Mexico, my thoughts turn to what we as a movement need to do to better address the challenge of the climate change crisis.
Podcast
Dec 10, 2010

Canadian Youth Delegation daily podcast from COP16-#10

Youth Delegation to the UN Conference on Climate Change
The issues regarding the form of a future international climate change agreement that have received so much focus here in Cancun, were beautifully contrasted today by Canadians at the conference.
Blog
Dec 10, 2010

Candle protest at Cancun climate talks

Brent Patterson
The Council of Canadians and the Canadian Youth Delegation are holding a silent protest at this moment outside the Moon Palace, where the climate talks are in their final day, in defence of a second..
Blog
Dec 9, 2010

Putting Rights of Nature on the Table

Andrea Harden-Donahue
Shaded under a tent from the early morning sun, I joined a discussion on Mother Earth rights at the Dialogo Climatico (Espacio) alternative space. The discussion was led by Ben Powless...
Blog
Dec 9, 2010

Baird misses the boat at UN climate summit

Brent Patterson
In a very brief and quickly-spoken address, environment minister John Baird embarrassed Canada at the UN summit on climate change today in Cancun.
Blog
Dec 9, 2010

Opposition parties call for Kyoto extension

Brent Patterson
A media conference is taking place at this moment with representatives of the Liberal, NDP, Bloc Quebecois, and Green parties, as well as Climate Action Network members.
Blog
Dec 9, 2010

The push for a new binding agreement in Cancun

Brent Patterson
As the climate change conference here (in Cancun) winds down, India is coming under immense pressure to accept (an apparently new) "legally binding agreement" on climate change.
Blog
Dec 8, 2010

UPDATE: What is REDD?

Brent Patterson
This afternoon Council of Canadians Board member Leticia Adair and I tried to join a protest outside the JW Marriott luxury hotel in Cancun.

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