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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.
Blog
Dec 8, 2010

Vancouver residents call for Kyoto extension

Brent Patterson
The Council of Canadians sent out a message this week to Metro Vancouver and Canadian residents ‘to turn out the lights and light a candle of hope for the Kyoto Protocol.
Blog
Dec 8, 2010

Thousands march for climate justice

Brent Patterson
Agence France Presse reports that, “Thousands of leftist activists and Mexican peasants took to the streets Tuesday…”
Blog
Dec 7, 2010

Water and Oil don't mix!

Andrea Harden-Donahue
"Water and Oil don't Mix" - this was the message of an action I just spoke at, pulled together by the Canadian Youth Delegation outside of where UN climate negotiations are taking place.
Podcast
Dec 6, 2010

Canadian Youth Delegation daily podcast from COP16-#6

Youth Delegation to the UN Conference on Climate Change
Today, we cover a youth action on forest policy, an excerpt from our meeting with Canada's lead negotiator and we cover today's Via Campesina-led march in downtown Cancun.
Blog
Dec 6, 2010

The last five days of talks

Brent Patterson
What's the story so far and what can we expect over the next five days of the United Nations COP 16 climate talks in Cancun?
Blog
Dec 6, 2010

Canada gets ready to walk away from Kyoto Protocol

Brent Patterson
"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..."
Blog
Dec 5, 2010

VIDEO: Barlow interview in Cancun

Brent Patterson
6-minute interview with Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow about the COP 16 climate conference in Cancun
Blog
Dec 5, 2010

‘Inuit Knowledge’ screening in Cancún

Brent Patterson
The Council of Canadians and the Indigenous Environmental Network are screening the documentary ‘Qapirangajuq: Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change’ this afternoon
Blog
Dec 5, 2010

Canada tearing ‘the heart’ out of Kyoto accord

Brent Patterson
“This weekend’s emergence of Canada’s position at the 16th annual meeting of members of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Mexico drew criticism from environmental groups...
Blog
Dec 4, 2010

Barlow speaks at labour-environmental movement gathering

Brent Patterson
Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow spoke late this afternoon to an audience of 200 people at a labour and non-governmental organization gathering at a rooftop cafe in downtown Cancun.
Blog
Dec 4, 2010

Ottawa veut bloquer la prolongation de Kyoto

Brent Patterson
Le Canada a causé hier une véritable commotion hier à Cancún en se liguant au Japon pour empêcher la prolongation du protocole de Kyoto au-delà de 2012 par une nouvelle période de réductions ...

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