Taken as a whole, this project would thus further alter the terrestrial and marine ecosystems on which life on Earth depends, even as UN-mandated experts have recently confirmed an "unprecedented" and accelerating rate of extinction of species, thus eroding "the very foundations of our economies, our livelihoods, food security, health and quality of life around the world."
Consider these few facts. The present ‘sky is falling’ rhetoric, absent applying a critical analysis lens, would have people believing that Alberta oil production has been halted. However, production levels (even with the slowdown) are approximately 3.3 million barrels a day, writes Steven Sanderson.
As Ontarians prepare to go to the polls to elect their municipal representatives on Oct. 22, voters should pay particular attention to candidates who propose concrete measures to protect the environment, advocate for sustainable development policies and equip our cities with green infrastructure in an effort to flight climate change, writes Ottawa candidate Anthony Carricato
On Saturday, September 15, I woke up and made my way to the Ontario Legislature, determined to express my utter disgust with Bill 31. A rare weekend sitting had been called to expedite the Bill’s passage.