Citizen Action Monitor

Convincing evidence reveals that electric cars will NOT be good for us or the planet

Tyee journalist Andrew Nikiforuk proposes a path towards an improved quality of life with fewer vehicles and drivers. — No 2814 by fw, January 29, 2022 — “Fifty years ago, … Continue reading

January 29, 2022

Our morally bankrupt civilization is chasing dead ends in reaction to climate change and energy use

We have failed to acknowledge economic and population growth as primary drivers of emissions, and the unrestrained consumption of natural systems that support all life. — No 2807 by fw, … Continue reading

December 14, 2021

“Today’s leaders refuse to enable the conversation we need to have,” says Andrew Nikiforuk

The reason is simple: bright green lies allow them to avoid talking about a restructuring of the technological society and ending economic growth. — No 2794 by fw, November 6, … Continue reading

November 6, 2021

Raging mad Alberta Premier Kenney resorts to denial and blame over pipeline cancelation

Four pipeline realities Kenney ignored, laid bare by Tyee editor Andrew Nikiforuk. — No 2702 Posted by fw, January 25, 2021 — “As Alberta Premier Jason Kenney rants and raves … Continue reading

January 25, 2021

Virologist William Haseltine warns: “Don’t count on a vaccine being developed for COVID-19”

There is some good news of sorts — Haseltine emphasizes that “changes in behavior can save us.“ No 2630 Posted by fw, June 4, 2020 — “William Haseltine: People should … Continue reading

June 4, 2020

18 ways in which our outpouring of ‘normality’ in the last 50 years has just about destroyed life on Earth

16 reasons why Tyee journalist Andrew Nikiforuk does not want to go back to ‘normal’. No 2628 Posted by fw, June 1, 2020 — “Sharon Wilson is a fifth-generation Texan … Continue reading

June 1, 2020

Pandemics come in waves so be prepared for on-off periods of social distancing until 2022

On and off periods of social distancing present substantial social, economic, emotional burden say researchers. No 2609 Posted by fw, April 5, 2020 — “Keeping two metres apart in public and … Continue reading

April 5, 2020

Greta is absolutely right – We need a new kind of politics featuring a new way of thinking

Canada will not rise to the climate challenge — There’s popular denial about the scale of change required to prevent an unending emergency. No 2535 Posted by fw, October 28, … Continue reading

October 28, 2019

Choose your climate crisis solution – Green New deal or Business as Usual? Both will doom us

Some choice! — BAU promises a magical future, while GND’s energy goals are delusional. No 2515 Posted by fw, September 1, 2019 “The stories we tell ourselves become the reality … Continue reading

September 1, 2019

Face the facts Canada — We can’t meet emission targets and expand oil and gas production

“We’re energy pigs, we’re high emitters of carbon, and we’re not leaders in renewable energy,” says energy expert. No 2214 Posted by fw, May 7, 2018 “Canadians are global energy … Continue reading

May 7, 2018

New report crushes Trudeau’s claim oil/gas/pipeline expansion vital to our economic well-being

“Oft-cited claim that growing oil and gas production is vital to Canada’s economic well-being … has become progressively less true over the past decade.” No 2212 Posted by fw, May … Continue reading

May 5, 2018

PM Trudeau and Alberta Premier Notley use disputed figures to justify Trans Mountain pipeline

“Either they haven’t read the original report or they do understand and are being wilfully deceptive.” No 2187 Posted by fw, March 22, 2018 “Alberta’s Premier Rachel Notley and Prime … Continue reading

March 22, 2018

I ask Ecojustice — “Are there grounds to take legal action against the feds?”

No 39, Posted August 5, 2010 After reading Andrew Nikiforuk’s devastating July 15 article in The Tyee, What Those Who Killed the Tar Sands Report Don’t Want You to Know, … Continue reading

August 5, 2010 · Leave a comment