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Road To Hell

At a town hall meeting in Ontario on Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that Canada needs to “phase out” the oilsands. He then slipped into the standard save-the-planet gobbledygook about ending “our dependence on fossil fuels.” 331 more words

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Fonda’s Stunt

Wow, talk about bad timing – for Jane Fonda.

On Tuesday, the Hollywood matron hopped aboard a chopper for the customary celebrity don’t-get-my-Jimmy-Choos-dirty aerial tour of the oilsands. 179 more words

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Rafsanjani: The Iranian Revolution’s Unlikely Reformer

The Diplomat, 12 Jan 2017

On January 8, former Iranian President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died of a heart attack at 82. His death marked the passing of one of the 1979 Iranian Revolution’s last founding patriarchs, those among Ayatollah Khomeini’s closest advisers and collaborators who went on to helm such key early institutions as the Council of the Islamic Revolution (CIR) and the Islamic Republican Party (IRP), and to refine the ideological contours of a theocracy birthed of violence. 1,702 more words

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Career Suicide

A climatologist at Georgia Institute of Technology resigned from her post because she could no longer navigate the stifling political orthodoxy on climate change.

Former chair of the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Tech Judith Curry announced her resignation… 197 more words

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UK Fracking: Job Estimates “plucked out of thin air”

Thirty-one miles south of London, nestled amongst the southern English countryside and almost entirely surrounded by woodland, rests the little village of Balcombe in West Sussex. 901 more words

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Environmental Failure

Although this article was written in 2008, much of what this author has to say is still true today. As a young environmentally conscious student studying Forestry in the 1980’s, I understood then and now what this author is referring to when he speaks about the decay of grass-root environmentalism and the lawyer heavy, lobbying, big buck politics of the major environmental groups of today. 267 more words

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