Can a letter to PM Trudeau from coalition of 55 groups spark decisive, positive action on climate change?
Coalition lays out six bold policy initiatives, including a transition to 100% renewable energy by 2050 No 1603 Posted by fw, February 27, 2016 “Ahead of the feds’ March 3 climate … Continue reading
“It remains to be seen if the Liberals pro-trade stance means pro-TPP, but for now they’ll listen to Canadians, so that Canadians feel listened to.” No 1587 Posted by fw, … Continue reading
Government is challenging, not addressing, citizen concerns, says Council of Canadians No 1585 Posted by fw, February 3, 2016 “While the Trudeau government has stated it has not taken a … Continue reading
TPP will likely lock Canada into morally lax power relationships, blocking positive change in key policy areas
“Obama administration has no interest in enforcing labor or environmental laws referred to in TPP agreement.” No 1582 Posted by fw, January 30, 2016 “The [US] Senate approved language saying … Continue reading
It is the purest expression of a world run by an “insular ruling elite” No 1577 Posted by fw, January 26, 2016 “ It’s easy to mock Davos – so … Continue reading
“Instead of keeping his promise to the people, he’s taking a stand that seems much more appealing to big polluters.” No 1573 Posted by fw, January 22, 2016 “It’s clear … Continue reading
Public review of TPP is badly needed, but will a meaningful process be forthcoming from Team Trudeau?
PM has so far been anything but clear about what a public review might look like. No 1561 Posted by fw, January 10, 2016 “In truth, the TPP cannot be … Continue reading
…that includes Canada, the whole of the EU, and the US, all fawning recipients of Saudi largesse. No 1558 Posted by fw, January 5, 2016 “There is, however, one little … Continue reading
Interviews with three experts by US alternative news source may provide some answers. No 1557 Posted by fw, January 4, 2016 Here is a copy of yesterday’s news release on … Continue reading
Environmental groups call on public to support “People’s Injunction” against pipelines across Canada
Also call on PM Trudeau to honour his pledge to “keep climate promises here at home”. No 1544 Posted by fw, December 18, 2015 “In the wake of the Paris climate … Continue reading