Citizen Action Monitor

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

Keystone XL: Trump approves permit, but fight far from over, says defiant Bill McKibben

Sign the petition today to tell Trudeau to reject Trump’s climate denial. No 1918 Posted by fw, March 24, 2017 “Prime Minister Trudeau has said that “only communities can grant permission” … Continue reading

March 24, 2017

The Transition Movement: building alternative, resilient communities from the bottom up, worldwide

Transitioners are warm, open-hearted, welcoming, tolerant, caring, generous, with a positive vision of the future. No 1911 Posted by fw, March 15, 2017 “Transition communities are re-imagining and re-designing the vital … Continue reading

March 15, 2017

Tell Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to say NO to Kinder Morgan

U.S.-based Kinder Morgan is asking Canadian funders to invest money in its Trans Mountain pipeline to increase capacity to 890,000 barrels a day. No 1900 Posted by fw, February 24, 2017 … Continue reading

February 24, 2017

“Donald Trump’s a fucking idiot. If he’s going to believe that our voices are going to be silent…”

Thousands of activists and veterans say they’re returning to Standing Rock, to prepare to block its completion. No 1892 Posted by fw, February 13, 2017 Donald Trump – “I don’t even … Continue reading

February 13, 2017

“Global warming a Chinese hoax,” tweeted America’s Denier-in-Chief

A survey of evidence reveals devastating climate change impacts worldwide, evidence that Trump wilfully ignores. No 1890 Posted by fw, February 10, 2017 “2016 was a dark year for anyone paying … Continue reading

February 10, 2017

A tweet about America’s duplicitous Liar-in-Chief stirs remembrance of things past for Rob Hopkins

“Good can overcome ignorance, spite and hate” – Rob’s touching story bears witness to a truth Trump will never know. No 1882 Posted by fw, January 30, 2017 “I want to … Continue reading

January 30, 2017

Climate change promises are in shreds as apathy, duplicity and greed hold sway

Saving Our Planet is not terribly important for men of power – the politicians and corporations. No 1872 Posted by fw, January 17, 2017 “Global climate change is the greatest crisis … Continue reading

January 17, 2017

New court challenge to Trudeau’s cabinet approval of Trans Mountain pipeline

Challenge argues National Energy Board failed to consider project’s impact on endangered resident killer whales. No 1851 Posted by fw, December 21, 2016 “The request for judicial review filed with the … Continue reading

December 21, 2016

CETA: Hundreds of Civil society groups in Canada and Europe issue loud clear call for rejection

Will Trudeau heed the call, or will he ignore citizens, cave to the ruling class and ratify CETA? No 1846 Posted by fw, December 14, 2016 “As it stands, CETA is … Continue reading

December 14, 2016

Meet Gramma Tina and the Nanas, a UK anti-fracking group of moms rising up in resistance

Tina is facing £55,000 in court costs, and now prison threatens if she doesn’t pay up. No 1845 Posted by fw, December 13, 2016 “We’re very pleased to bring you the … Continue reading

December 13, 2016

My reply to Hedy Fry, federal Liberal MP for Vancouver Centre, re: Stop Kinder Morgan campaign

Canadians have a right to know the “benefits and risks” Cabinet used to make this planet-wrecking decision. No 1841 Posted by fw, December 6, 2016 To make a long email story … Continue reading

December 6, 2016

Facing planet-wrecking 5.9 degrees Celsius global warming by 2100, Trudeau approves Kinder Morgan

It’s inconceivable Trudeau doesn’t know that increasing production of tar sands oil will wreck the planet No 1839 Posted by fw, December 4, 2016 “As Greenpeace said, ‘There are no good … Continue reading

December 4, 2016

“The Great CETA Swindle” — Now playing in Ottawa

Adapted by Justin Trudeau and Chrystia Freeland from an original scheme by Stephen Harper & his Corporate Elites. No 1828 Posted by fw, November 20, 2016 With a fast-approaching European Parliament … Continue reading

November 20, 2016

Another broken promise? Trudeau was all for a ban on oil tankers on BC’s North Coast, until he wasn’t

“Betrayal!” “Insulting!” Scolded NDP MP Nathan Cullen, who represents the North Coast. No 1818 Posted by fw, November 10, 2016 “Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s promised ban on crude oil tankers on … Continue reading

November 10, 2016

Trudeau betrays promised new relationship with First Nations, BC Site C Dam construction underway

Today, cross-country Justice for Peace Caravan is in Montreal for a court appeal, then on to Ottawa to deliver petition. No 1773 Posted by fw, September 12, 2016 “On September 12, the … Continue reading

September 12, 2016

Trudeau’s broken promise to re-do the Kinder-Morgan pipeline review process squanders public trust

“In what seems like a bad dream, communities are once again being silenced,” says Will Horter. No 1743 Posted by fw, August 6, 2016 “First Nations leaders left in the dark. The … Continue reading

August 6, 2016

“We’re in for one hell of a century and it’s too late for a soft landing,” says Richard Heinberg

Avoiding the worst would require our leaders to publicly admit that “a prolonged shrinkage of the economy is a done deal” No 1741 Posted by fw, August 2, 2016 “Could ‘we … Continue reading

August 2, 2016

On LNG, Canadians were promised “intelligent leadership”, but instead get broken promises, dogmatic decisions

PM Trudeau, his environment minister, and BC premier Christy Clark continue to ignore opposition to LNG No 1693 Posted by fw, June 5, 2016 “It is vital to oppose the previous … Continue reading

June 5, 2016