Among the worst offenders is Japan, this year’s G20 host, which continues to spend billions of dollars subsidizing the coal industry each year, tipping the scales in favour of dirty and outdated energy.
For too long, the conversation about the transition to clean energy has focused mainly on the energy itself. But, in the past few years, there’s been more talk about the need for a transition that puts workers first.
If TLMEP can be suspended over a tweet that simply promoted an interview that many far-right tolls disagreed with, the implications for those of us who have opinions that challenge right-wing rhetoric are enormous. It seems that if enough people report a tweet, it’s enough to land you in Twitter jail. objectively not harassment or problematic.
I’m tired of watching strangers and friends alike sharing their deeply personal abortion stories just so they can convince strangers, whose opinions and input should be utterly irrelevant to their day-to-day lives, that they are entitled to their own reproductive decisions about their own bodies and their own futures.
A Swedish teenager goes from country to country in Europe, aiming salvos of scientific truth about climate crisis at the world’s recalcitrant political and corporate leaders, most of whom are working very hard to pretend that there is no global climate crisis.
Oil and gas extraction has been a cornerstone of Canada’s economy for decades, but plans for expansion of the oil sands make Canada a profiteer in a tragedy of the commons and represent an enormous economic risk in a world moving to electric vehicles and action against climate change.
The role of government subsidies and direct investment in increasing climate pollution in the oil and gas sector has rightly gotten a lot of attention. But transportation, the second largest source of GHG pollution in Canada, must not be ignored.