Citizen Action Monitor

“Canada’s carbon stockpile is its problem,” says Bill McKibben

“We need Canada to keep that stuff under the ground. It should man up and show some responsibility to the planet.” No 1947 Posted by fw, April 30, 2017 “He [Trudeau] … Continue reading

April 30, 2017

Canada ready to line up behind Trump’s aggressive actions against North Korea

Canada’s ruling class overwhelmingly supports US drive to force North Korea to bow to US threats. No 1946 Posted by fw, April 29, 2017 “As the Trump administration continues to recklessly … Continue reading

April 29, 2017

How can you tell when BC Premier Christy Clark is lying? Her lips are moving.

Don’t get the impression she makes stuff up all the time – every now and then she’ll surprise you with the truth. No 1945 Posted by fw, April 28, 2017 “Over the … Continue reading

April 28, 2017

US looking more and more like a developing country, says MIT prof

80 percent of population in debt, anxious about job security, besieged by crumbling infrastructure. No 1944 Posted by fw, April 27, 2017 “America is regressing to have the economic and political … Continue reading

April 27, 2017

Trump’s embrace of economic ignorance could lead to disaster – Prof Jeffrey Sachs explains

Americans should not be fooled — the emperor has no clothes, and, apparently, no competent economic advisers either. No 1943 Posted by fw, April 25, 2017 “Nearly 100 days after US … Continue reading

April 25, 2017

Global emissions of greenhouse gases must peak within the next decade to meet Paris targets

Fossil fuels currently provide about 90 percent of global energy, by 2100 they must supply less than 25 percent. No 1942 Posted by fw, April 24, 2017 “The Paris Agreement… was … Continue reading

April 24, 2017

Trudeau breaks another promise, delays methane gas regulations — Did he cave to the oil industry?

Decision could hinder Canada’s goal to curb greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent by 2030. No 1941 Posted by fw, April 24, 2017 “The Liberal government’s decision to delay its … Continue reading

April 24, 2017

Be wary of hype, Canadian cleantech companies not yet at a scale where they can be profitable

Although the industry produced $6.7 billion in export revenue in 2015, global market share fell 12% over 8-year span. No 1940 Posted by fw, April 21, 2017 ***** As far as … Continue reading

April 21, 2017

How to talk about climate change at a party – Or maybe not

“Reality is uninhabited by humans. You are going to be very lonely in Reality.” – Anonymous comment. No 1939 Posted by fw, April 20, 2017 “This is a real conversation that … Continue reading

April 20, 2017

We are consuming ourselves to death under the banner of limitless economic growth

Rethinking economic growth in an age of environmental limits to growth cannot be avoided — Will change be by design or disaster? No 1938 Posted by fw, April 19, 2017 “What … Continue reading

April 19, 2017

Al Gore is back with “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power”

Guardian review says it ends “with a sort of forced positivity” – Watch the official trailer here. No 1937 Posted by fw, April 19, 2017 “An Inconvenient Sequel is more a … Continue reading

April 19, 2017

Trudeau’s pipe dream to ship carbon worldwide is a disaster for the planet, says Bill McKibben

“Trump’s a creep, a danger, unpleasant to look at, but at least he’s not a stunning hypocrite.” No 1936 Posted by fw, April 18, 2017 “Trudeau says all the right things, … Continue reading

April 18, 2017

Today is Palestinian Prisoners Day – Over 1,000 prisoners launched a mass hunger strike

As an aside – When will Elizabeth May take her Green Party’s “targeted sanctions against Israel” for a test drive? No 1935 Posted by fw, April 17, 2017 “In a statement … Continue reading

April 17, 2017

Despite 22 UN COP meetings, CO2 is now increasing 60 percent faster than it was at the first COP in 1995

Ignoring the math and physics, PM Trudeau recklessly pushes Canada’s CO2 levels higher. Will it take the judiciary to save us? No 1934 Posted by fw, April 16, 2017 “The primary … Continue reading

April 16, 2017

How to exploit Trump’s vulnerabilities – Naomi Klein explains in a short video

Once you know exactly what the Trump brand is, it becomes obvious how to mess with it. No 1933 Posted by fw, April 15, 2017 “You’ve probably noticed that Donald Trump … Continue reading

April 15, 2017

Toronto’s Jewish Defence League — violent, racist, fascist thugs, reports Yves Engler

JDL Toronto is building neo-fascist alliances to export its toxic politics to US — People should be concerned. No 1932 Posted by fw, April 13 2017 ***** “…if you have any … Continue reading

April 13, 2017

Ticking Bomb: New mathematical formula predicts a classic apocalypse for Earth

Continuing our greed-induced dominant neoliberal economic systems are a sure path to human extinction. No 1931 Posted by fw, April 12 2017 “At the moment, our future appears set for a … Continue reading

April 12, 2017

“There was no Syrian chemical weapons attack”, claims ex-U.S. intelligence officials in memo to Trump

But has Guardian article delivered a crushing blow to ex-U.S. intelligence officials’ claim? No 1930 Posted by fw, April 11, 2017 “Our U.S. Army contacts in the area have told us … Continue reading

April 11, 2017

MUST READ: Glenn Greenwald’s brilliant in-depth analysis of Trump’s bombing attack

It’s hard to think of anything more evil and immoral than bombing to avoid looking weak No 1929 Posted by fw, April 9, 2017 “Ultimately, what is perhaps most depressing about … Continue reading

April 9, 2017