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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,
https://www.facebook.com/events/592576734139708   video podcast should be up in the next few weeks.

The Trial of Suzuki

The Trial of Suzuki took place the evening of November 7, 2013.

http://trialofsuzuki.ca/#home   He was accused of seditious libel for his Carbon Manifesto. http://trialofsuzuki.ca/#manifesto

Suzuki’s Carbon Manifesto

I’m David Suzuki. I stand here today as an elder, beyond the temptations of money, fame or power. I have no hidden agenda but to speak the truth.

Chasing Ice

Green 13 extends warm thanks to our MP Peggy Nash and our MPP Cheri DiNovo as well as their respective staffs for hosting a free public screening on October 20 at the Revue Cinema of Chasing Ice, a must see documentary of exquisite and terrible beauty. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIZTMVNBjc4 The filmmaker, James Balog, [ http://ed.ted.com/lessons/james-balog-time-lapse-proof-


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