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Canada's health organizations demand action to prevent catastrophic climate change

It is an election year and all of our organizations - the Canadian Medical Association, the Canadian Nurses Association, the Urban Public Health Network, the Canadian Public Health Association, and the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment – agree that climate change is too important to health to be treated as a wedge issue in in the upcoming federal election.

Noam Chomsky: 'In a couple of generations, organized human society may not survive.' 

In recent years, Chomsky has turned his mind to the existential threat of global warming, a “threat to the perpetuation of organized human life,” on par with nuclear war. Now, in an exclusive interview with National Observer on Jan. 22, Chomsky directly addresses the specific relationship between media and the climate crisis.