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Month: March 2022

Yes, there’s hope —here’s why

When I need reminding that all is not lost, I often look at this image above of women in northern India protecting an ancient tree
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We should really talk about this

If you’re receiving this email, there’s a good chance you already know that “this” refers to the report released on Monday by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel
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Are you confused about whether or not nuclear energy is a good way to get off fossil fuels and help put the brakes on climate
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Offshore Oil and Gas — Seriously?

So here’s the thing: the pathways to limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C are quickly closing. If we continue to burn fossil fuels, we will
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Natural Gas: Friend or Foe?

Just how natural is natural gas? Well, it does exist in nature—so do coal and oil. But so-called natural gas shouldn’t be mistaken for clean
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Media Statement On Bay du Nord Announcement

Sierra Club Canada Foundation continues to call for the immediate rejection of the Bay du Nord oil drilling project off Eastern Canada and support for
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Biomass Is Not Carbon Neutral

Biomass energy (or “bioenergy”) refers to plant or animal matter that is used to produce heat or electricity. Bioenergy can be derived from a variety
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Why are we talking about coal?

Coal mining and coal-generated power have played an important role in Nova Scotia’s history. But coal is not a fuel of the future. Thermal coal is quickly becoming a stranded asset
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Let’s Talk About Land Acknowledgments

Offering a land acknowledgment at the start of a gathering has become much more common in recent years. It’s one small way for non-Indigenous people
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