Citizen Action Monitor

Is mainstream media news starting to get the REAL NEWS about Climate Change?

“Human-caused climate change” phrase actually used on ABC World News hosted by Diane Sawyer No 794 Posted by fw, June 30, 2013 Watch the 1:30-minute video of ABC’s June 24, … Continue reading

June 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hoax press release exposes TD Bank’s greenwash logo

TD’s tar sands investments belie its “As Green As Our Logo” claim No 793 Posted by fw, June 30, 2013 “If TD Bank wants to be ‘as green as its … Continue reading

June 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Greenpeace SLAPPed with $7 million lawsuit by Canada’s largest logging company

“We will not be silenced” says defiant Greenpeace — seeks public donations to fight lawsuit No 792 Posted by fw, June 29, 2013 “This is an attempt by a multinational, … Continue reading

June 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Enbridge serves injunction against protesters occupying its pumping station near Hamilton

“The injunction means our strategies for how to stop this project need to adapt” No 791 Posted by fw, June 26, 2013 ***BREAKING NEWS*** 20 Activists Arrested at Tar Sands … Continue reading

June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Obama’s new climate plan leaves Harper government stuck in the tar sands

No 790 Posted by fw, June 25, 2013 “While Canada has the same 2020 emissions target as the U.S., our federal government has not produced a plan to meet its … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Canada’s “oil and gas sector’s emissions would likely be higher in 2020 than they are today” Pembina Inst.

Harper government faced with tough choices to hit its 2020 emissions target No 789 Posted by fw, June 24, 2013 “In March, Environment Minister Peter Kent publicly committed to outline … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Gross abrogation of American sovereignty” says first Congressman to see part of TPP text

“…but I’m not allowed to tell you why” No 788 Posted by fw, June 23, 2013 “Grayson is the FIRST member of Congress to see some of the text.  Upon … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Support residents battling to stop Hidden Quarry project in Southern Ontario – Sign their Petition

Encourage family and friends to sign—the more names, the more weight the petition carries No 787 Posted by fw, June 20, 2013 You don’t have to be a resident in … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Leadnow.ca and OpenMedia.ca call on Canadians to demand Harper government stop secretive spying

“Secretive Canadian government agency is collecting our sensitive private information” No 786 Posted by fw, June 20, 2013 OpenMedia.ca and Leadnow.ca are cohosting this stop-spying petition campaign. Both organizations will … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Glenn Greenwald “staggered” by Obama’s “deceitful and misleading” claims about NSA surveillance

“It’s actually worse than just misleading and deceitful; it’s just outright false” No 785 Posted by fw, June 19, 2013 In a PBS interview on June 17, 2013, President Obama … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

US company delays news release of massive toxic waste disaster in northern Alberta

“Apache disaster is not an anomaly” reports Globe & Mail No 784 Posted by fw, June 19, 2013 “A massive toxic waste spill from an oil and gas operation in northern Alberta … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

On March 1, 2014, 1,000 climate patriots will begin an epic march across America

Leader, Ed Fallon, was inspired by other non-violent march leaders such as Gandhi and Martin Luther King No 783 Posted by fw, June 19, 2013 “Climate change is not the … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

When they learned of secretive TPP meeting, activists rushed to Vancouver to protest

Video: Protesters explain why citizens should be concerned about TPP No 782 Posted by fw, June 18, 2013 “The Trans-Pacific Partnership involves 12 countries around the Pacific (Canada, US, Mexico, … Continue reading

June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Canadian AgCan expert, Dr. Thierry Vrain on the gene revolution and future of agriculture — TEDxVIDEO

No 781 Posted by fw, June 18, 2013 Following up on a May 7, 2013 post — Former Ag-Can research scientist warns against genetically engineered food — authored by Dr. Thierry … Continue reading

June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kudos to Rainforest Action Network for multifaceted Keystone XL protest campaign

RAN using pledges of resistance, civil disobedience demonstrations, training and petitions against KXL No 780 Posted by fw, June 18, 2013 It is such a pleasure to recognize the multifaceted … Continue reading

June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Harper government using public funds to protect charitable status of controversial Jewish National Fund

Canada’s Independent Jewish Voices calls on Canadians to demand accountability on this blatant misuse of public funds No 779 Posted by fw, June 16, 2013 “In what appears to be … Continue reading

June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Worldwide, people are deciding that the well-being of their local community and its economy lies with them

That’s Rob Hopkins’ central message in new book The Power of Just Doing Stuff No 778 Posted by fw, June 14, 2013 “Something is stirring. People around the world are … Continue reading

June 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

NSA known for attacking critics instead of addressing problems they expose — 70s whistleblower

Reflects attempt to deflect attention from Snowden’s revelations of massive government surveillance and secrecy No 777 Posted by fw, June 13, 2013 “When I was blowing the whistle and they … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Snowden debate pits legality against morality as regulators of conduct

Debates rarely change minds already firmly made up and this one between Chris Hedges and law scholar Geoffrey Stone is no exception No 776 Posted by fw, June 13, 2013 … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · Leave a comment