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A MOOC on Climate Change

Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4°C Warmer World Must be Avoided

It is now clear that without action on climate change, the world may become 4°C warmer by the end of this century. Such an increase would threaten to roll back decades of development progress; thus, we are at a ‘make it or break it’ point in time. This course presents the most recent scientific evidence, as well as some of the opportunities for urgent action.

Gasland Part II What about fracking in Canada?

We are grateful to the folks at Gasland Part II for giving permission for our recent screenings. (You may donate to the film company through http://www.gaslandthemovie.com/take-action#donate  ).

Below is information we made available at the recent screenings:

The current issue of Canadian Perspectives is largely focused on fracking. http://www.canadians.org/canadian-perspectives-fall-2013

Canadians want Harper government to take leadership role on climate change, poll says

Canadians want the Harper government to take a leadership role on climate change and give the Prime Minister poor marks for his approach, says a new poll released Wednesday, November 6, 2013 by a progressive think tank in Ottawa.

The survey – sponsored by Canada 2020 and the University of Montreal – found a high level of belief among Canadians that humans are contributing to global warming and that the federal government should take the lead on combatting climate change.

Read more:

Andrew Nikiforuk on "Pipelines and the Petrostate"

Andrew Nikiforuk's "Pipelines and the Petrostate" October 17 '13 panel, sponsored by Council of Canadian's, Post Carbon Toronto, Toronto Climate Action Now & others,
 
http://www.canadians.org/event/andrew-nikiforuk-toronto-pipelines-and-petrostate
https://www.facebook.com/events/592576734139708   video podcast should be up in the next few weeks.
 

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