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Here’s how we get to 100% clean renewable energy NOW – WATCH

Dear Friends, There’s no denying it, times are tough, on many fronts. Even if you’re a glass-half-full kind of person, you may be having moments
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Fiona struck. Now What?

Dear Friends, I know it’s been a tough few days, and for many of you here in Atlantic Canada, it will take weeks—perhaps months—to recover
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What if the wind doesn’t blow!?

Dear Friends, If you’re feeling like you didn’t get the break you were hoping for over the summer, you’re not alone. There’s been a lot
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As we wait for Fiona

There was a time when it seemed easier to rally our spirits in the face of a big storm. There’s a kind of can-do pride here, and people tend to look out for each other. I’m sure that will happen this time, too. Still, it’s different somehow.
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How much more profit do you need, Nova Scotia Power??

On September 12, Tynette Deveaux, with Sierra Club Canada’s Beyond Coal Atlantic campaign, presented at the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board hearing. The hearing—and
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Donkin mine jobs come at high cost

Sierra Club Canada condemns the Nova Scotia government’s decision to allow Kameron Coal Ltd. to resume coal mining operations in Cape Breton. What’s being promoted
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TYNETTE DEVEAUX & LINDSAY LEE: Donkin coal mine reopening would be disastrous for environment

Originally posted here Tynette Deveaux of Halifax is the coordinator of Sierra Club Canada’s “Beyond Coal” Atlantic campaign. Lindsay Lee of Hammonds Plains is on
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Eisner Cove Wetland

“For any future politicians out there, if you ever find yourself asking ‘Why do people not vote,’ simply look at the way that John Lohr and Tim Houston slapped democracy in the face, taking the decision out of the hands of the public and placing it in the hands of 5 unelected people,” wrote local advocate Bill Zebedee. 
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Gold Mining in Nova Scotia

The province has committed to cleaning up contaminated mine sites on Crown land, beginning with Montague Gold Mines near Dartmouth, N.S., and Goldenville, near Sherbrooke. The cost of remediating those two sites alone is estimated to be at least $60 million, but that figure is expected to rise.
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Donkin Coal Mine

The answer lies not in Nova Scotia but abroad. Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, coal prices have soared. Now the mine’s owner, Kameron Collieries ULC, is looking to cash in on this latest fossil fuel bonanza.
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