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.
Have you received the ballot for B.C.'s referendum on election reform (despite the rotating strike at Canada Post)? Great. Now for the important part — figuring out which voting system you support most.
A proportional voting system favours voters. It ensures that just about every single vote counts for something: either support for a particular party, or support for a local representative, or both, writes columnist Warren Bell.
As one of the three founders of the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, I have a keen interest in preventing environmental degradation, because I know that human health —my over-riding professional focus — is entirely dependent on healthy ecosystems.
The "black letter" of the law changes all the time. Biological and geophysical realities change, but not in ways that we can control -- unless we are influencing them. Climate change is us, and the protesters against Kinder Morgan are acting on that premise.