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Rio+20: A Break-Up Destination for Idealistic Enviros

Cameron Fenton | Posted 04.23.2012 | Canada
Cameron Fenton

The environmental movement has placed an unjustified -- almost frighteningly so -- amount of faith in this June's upcoming Rio +20 conference. This is blind faith, and dangerous for the cause. It is only when we realize that we do not need Rio or the UN to solve climate change that international progress may become possible.

Canada MIA at Durban

Laurin Liu | Posted 02.11.2012 | Canada Politics
Laurin Liu

During the last stretch of negotiations, delegates spotted the Canadian minister of environment in the main plenary room, shut out of key end-game negotiations. The sight of the minister in the plenary room, while high-level talks were occurring elsewhere, was striking in its symbolic accuracy.

Santa Claus, the United Nations Climate Talks and Other Things That Kids Believe in...

Cameron Fenton | Posted 02.06.2012 | Canada Politics
Cameron Fenton

Youth have the power to kick polluters out of the negotiations for our future, and to force leaders to change the game when it comes to climate progress, but we can't do it playing nice. We're trying to change that by taking on our own government.

Storm Clouds Over Durban

Heather Libby | Posted 01.31.2012 | Canada
Heather Libby