Climate Crisis Blog

Prentice Doesn't Understand the Bear Facts

Environment Minister Jim Prentice appears to be confused about the impacts of climate change on polar bears.... Read more »

Taking Action on Climate Change

Sweden has announced a new plan to encourage the use of energy efficiency and renewable energy. “We are presenting a concrete plan towards becoming independent of fossil fuels and reducing emissions to a level that the climate requires,” said Swedish Environment Minister Andreas Carlgren.... Read more »

Deep Reductions, Or Deep Trouble for the Oceans

Over 2000 scientists are attending an international scientific congress on climate change, hosted by the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. The March 10-12 congress (”Climate Change: Global Risks, Challenges and Decisions”) focuses on the unprecedented challenges posed by the climate crisis.... Read more »

Climate Crisis, From the Arctic to the Amazon

According to new predictions, the Arctic Ocean could be free of sea ice during the summer by the year 2013. The gloomy forecast was made during a presentation by Warwick Vincent, director of the Centre for Northern Studies at Laval University in Québec.... Read more »

Support Bill C-311 To Take Action on Climate Change

On Wednesday, March 4, Bill C-311 (Climate Change Accountability Act) will be debated in Parliament. The Private Member’s Bill was introduced by NDP MP Bruce Hyer on February 10.... Read more »

Tar Sands Film Festival / Festival du film sur les sables bitumineux

Sierra Club Canada presents:

Thursday, February 19, 2009
4 – 10 pm
Alumni Theatre, Jock Turcot University Centre,
85 University, University of Ottawa, Ottawa  MAP
Free admission
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Festival du film sur les sables bitumineux

Sierra Club Canada présente :

Jeudi le 19 février 2009
16 h à 22 h 00
Théâtre des anciens, Centre universitaire Jock Turcot,
85, rue Université, Université d’Ottawa, Ottawa  CARTE
L’entrée est gratuite
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Environment Commissioner criticizes Canada’s climate plan

Canada’s Environment Commissioner has released a report criticizing the federal government’s climate change plan. Commissioner Scott Vaughan examined the government’s Turning the Corner plan, and other environmental programs.... Read more »


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