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Doom Mongers: the Quiz

Activists have predicted environmental catastrophe for decades. In addition to a poor track record, they share similar arguments, language, and metaphors. 

Concern over climate change needs to be understood in its historical context. 498 more words

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Charlotte Land Trust hosts talk with Bill McKibben

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What a lucky Friday the 13th it was! It was wonderful to be at the Old Lantern with several hundred Charlotters, many known to me. 1,843 more words

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The Tory stance on missing women inquiry just got changed. And other reasons to fear for humanity

1. Ambrose pledges support for missing women inquest

Rona Ambrose says she would fully support an inquiry into missing Indian women, which the Tories resolutely refused to call during their years in power. 458 more words

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How Stephen Harper's old schoolmate helped kill the Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON – One of the great ironies of the interminable saga of Keystone XL is that its two great antagonists were unaware that they went to grade school together. 1,174 more words



Deniers are on the run in Washington D.C., as illustrated in this hilarious photo and story linked here from the Onion. They are newly feral creatures sensing the gig is up. 254 more words

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First Climatefest hits home / The Western Front, Kyra Bruce

October 19, 2015  Kyra Bruce 

An emotional call to action at the first-ever October Climatefest was given by senior Julianna Fisher on Sunday, Oct. 18 in Western’s Performing Arts Center. 129 more words