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Ottawa’s Air Quality and Climate Change Management Plan (see PDF link below),
released yesterday, demonstrates a lack of vision for the city and more needs to... more
At this moment dozens of determined people are marching into New Mexico after having crossed California and Arizona. They are ordinary people from all ages and... more
My main concern with the Energy East pipeline is with the quality of the product being transported. Whether transported through a pipeline or by rail, however... more
Today is Earth Day!
Please take a minute to watch this video of Elizabeth May and Bruce Hyer talking about their involvement in planning the world's first ever... more
For Immediate Release
Ecology Ottawa Raises Concerns Over Train Traffic, Oil Spills from Energy East
April 3, Ottawa – While TransCanada is holding their... more
The science is settled. Our planet is heating up, and carbon pollution from Dirty Energy is to blame. The fossil fuel industry burns oil, coal and gas, sending... more
In discussions about the human-caused climate crisis, I sometimes see an odd argument: that the world is too large for tiny humans to change a major system... more
A new report (.pdf linked below) shows that nearly all of the 1.1 million barrels a day of crude oil the proposed Energy East pipeline would carry would be... more
From ancient times, right up to living memory, humans have been a small, insignificant presence on the Earth. Not so any more. Today, civilization's impacts... more
By Sean Magee, Bullfrog Power
We are more certain than ever that human activities are driving global warming and climate change. The evidence is all around us... more
My name is Dick Bakker. I am writing today to introduce you to the Ottawa Renewable Energy Cooperative (OREC): OttawaRenewableEnergyCoop.ca.
Silencing Scientists "There was trouble of this kind here in the George W. Bush years, when scientists were asked to toe the party line on... more
Thank you kindly for your response and the details that you provided below.
With respect, I must say, however, that you have given very... more
On November 11th there was more than one set of sombre events. While those nations that observe the Armistice of 1918 gathered at cenotaphs to honour those... more
On November 8, the devastating Super Typhoon Haiyan came ashore in the Philippines, killing more than 2,000 people, displacing 660,000 more, and impacting... more