Citizen Action Monitor

Revisiting 2016 event when Trudeau misled Canadians about KM pipeline decision-making process

His Trans Mountain approval prompted scientists to question what he meant by “science- and evidence-based decision-making” No 2170 Posted by fw, February 28, 2018 “[On November 29, 2016] Trudeau along … Continue reading

February 28, 2018

Trudeau and Notley’s Orwellian climate plan – “Reduce carbon emissions by increasing them”

Trudeau knows it’s economically and socially irresponsible to build a pipeline now, says prof. No 2169 Posted by fw, February 27, 2018 “Mr. Trudeau and his advisers know that it … Continue reading

February 27, 2018

Paul Street takes a chainsaw to news of Russiagate meddling

He notes eight things you won’t hear from Russia-mad Democrats and their many media minions. No 2168 Posted by fw, February 26, 2018 Note Correction: My list below corrects an … Continue reading

February 26, 2018

Oilsands expansion drives Canada’s climate failure; job and GDP growth unlikely to shift much

Hard evidence from climate researcher’s charts drive stake through heart of Canada’s climate plan. No 2167 Posted by fw, February 25, 2018 “Carbon pollution from oilsands expansion is radically undermining … Continue reading

February 25, 2018

The case for blocking Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline

Allowing the Trans Mountain pipeline to go forward now would sabotage meagre gains made by fed’s carbon scheme. No 2166 Posted by fw, February 23, 2018 “[Canada’s] climate plan was … Continue reading

February 23, 2018

Lacklustre character of federal New Democratic Party on display at 2018 Ottawa convention

Leader Jagmeet Singh’s bland performance signaled continuity of a right-wing ideology. No 2165 Posted by fw, February 22, 2018 “Even many commentators in the corporate media noted the lacklustre character … Continue reading

February 22, 2018

World’s elites are maneuvering to save themselves when climate disaster strikes, leaving poor behind

Future despairing disaster scenario for whole world is unfolding right now in Maldives, facing threat of sea level rise. No 2164 Posted by fw, February 21, 2018 Have you ever … Continue reading

February 21, 2018

How UK politicians can build a political as well as a scientific case for action on climate change

While UK politicians know what needs to be done, most constituents are not asking them to do anything about climate change No 2163 Posted by fw, February 19, 2018 “Overall, … Continue reading

February 19, 2018

Trudeau government’s new environmental review laws fail promise of evidence-based decisions

Failure to set strict evidence-based decision criteria can open door to self-interested political decisions. No 2162 Posted by fw, February 14, 2018 “The Trudeau government has finally presented draft legislation to reform … Continue reading

February 14, 2018

Exposé — Canada’s oil industry “captures” governments, serves private not public interests   

“When that happens, democracy stops being democratic,” says former leader of Alberta’s Liberal Party. No 2161 Posted by fw, February 11, 2018 “Numerous times when the federal government has said … Continue reading

February 11, 2018

Here’s what Trudeau and Notley won’t be telling Canadians about a new Kinder Morgan pipeline

KM’s new pipeline will significantly increase our ocean acidification and climate crises, says expert Barry Saxifrage No 2160 Posted by fw, February 8, 2018 “Lost in the heated arguments over … Continue reading

February 8, 2018

Did Alberta Premier Rachel Notley’s BC Wine Boycott just backfire?

“Social media is going wild in support of B.C. vino,” says Dogwood citizen action network. No 2159 Posted by fw, February 7, 2018 “Yesterday Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced a boycott … Continue reading

February 7, 2018

Will Canada’s leftist Leap movement have any impact on an NDP party being built by Jagmeet Singh?

Leap’s Avi Lewis believes progressives are ready for an NDP party that will embrace “something bolder.” No 2158 Posted by fw, February 6, 2018 “A revolution is coming to Ottawa … Continue reading

February 6, 2018

Alberta premier Notley’s threatened court action over BC’s bitumen ban is “ill-fated,” says Prof

Notley’s case is based on “questionable claims and assumptions.” There is another way, but who’s listening? No 2157 Posted by fw, February 5, 2018 “Premier Rachel Notley is clearly frustrated … Continue reading

February 5, 2018

“Stunning increase” in temperatures in past 50 years has no equal in Earth’s geological history

Will anything alive today survive the impact of this recent intense global temperature increase? asks Prof. Ugo Bardi. No 2156 Posted by fw, February 4, 2018 “The increase in temperatures … Continue reading

February 4, 2018