Tzeporah Berman
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Tzeporah Berman is a founder of ForestEthics and PowerUp Canada, and a former co-director of Greenpeace International Climate and Energy.She currently works on tar sands and pipeline campaigns in Canada, the U.S. and Europe with many environmental organizations and First Nations.

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Canada, Do What Our Leaders Have Failed to Do: Defend Our Climate

(16) Comments | Posted November 13, 2013 | 5:42 PM

There are moments in history when it becomes clear that our leaders are failing us. They are the moments when people from all walks of life need to dust off those placards, stand up and speak out. This is one of those moments.

Canada is failing as a country...

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Harper's Sneaky NEB Act Revisions Violate Our Charter Rights

(11) Comments | Posted August 21, 2013 | 10:00 PM

Between 1990 to 2010, carbon dioxide emissions from Canada's oil sands nearly tripled. Scientists estimate that average global temperature will rise anywhere from three to six degrees Celsius by the end of this century. Some foresee that an increase of just two degrees Celsius by 2050 will cause the extinction...

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Why My NDP Vote Is A Green Vote

(4) Comments | Posted May 9, 2013 | 2:08 AM

In the last election, I wrote a letter to Carol James, then BC NDP leader, telling her how disappointed I was with her inadequate climate policies and posturing over the carbon tax.

I wrote that letter because as an environmentalist with over twenty years experience working on...

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Remember When Canada Was an Environmental Leader?

(33) Comments | Posted December 1, 2011 | 9:09 AM

Oh Canada, do you remember when scientists identified a grave environmental threat caused by the release of gases from everyday objects used by billions of people around the world? And do you remember how we were forced to come together to agree an international deal that phased out the release...

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'Ethical Oil' Campaign Polluting Our Children's Minds

(47) Comments | Posted October 21, 2011 | 5:56 PM

Polluting the political process is one thing but get out of my kids head!

Last night I arrived home after several weeks of traveling in Canada and Europe. Over dinner at our local Chinese restaurant, I caught up with what my kids had been up to and how they are...

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Celebrate Greenpeace's Anniversary With an Oil Sands Protest

(7) Comments | Posted September 14, 2011 | 10:17 AM

I awoke this morning to the stories of Kenyan parents trying frantically to douse the flames burning their children after yet another pipeline explosion.

With those horrible images seared into my mind I logged on to a video conference to conduct an internal evaluation of Greenpeace International's...

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