Durban Climate Conference

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.

Do Not Mourn the Demise of Durban

Cameron Fenton | Posted 02.10.2012 | Canada Politics
Cameron Fenton

The historical culprits for causing climate change have gotten away with murder in Durban, abandoning their responsibility for this crisis and placing the burden upon the shoulders of the world. But this is not the time to mourn Durban. We must organize and create a just, sustainable future.

Durban Agreement: 'We Want To Avoid Another Kyoto-Like Pact At All Costs'

CP | Arthur Max, The Associated Press | Posted 02.10.2012 | Canada Politics


Environment Minister Says Durban Platform Is 'Fair And Balanced'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2012 | Canada Politics

DURBAN, South Africa - Canada's environment minister has praised the agreement on climate talks reached in South Africa on Sunday, and said he was cau...

Peter Kent Dismisses Durban Criticism As "Overreaction"

CBC | Posted 02.09.2012 | Canada Politics

Canada's Environment Minister Peter Kent has accused his Indian counterpart of "overreaction" after she made a speech to delegates that she was "distu...

Lunch With... Leading International Climate Scientist Dr. Ian Burton

Mary Warner | Posted 01.30.2012 | Canada
Mary Warner

Dr. Burton believes that although there are climate skeptics now, they will come around and the necessary change to reduce greenhouse emissions will happen -- likely in something like 50 years. The problem with this scenario is that many irreversible impacts of climate change will have already occurred.