Thunberg stated, “I want you to act as if the house is on fire. I have said those words before, and a lot of people have explained why that is a bad idea. A great number of politicians have told me that panic never leads to anything good, and I agree. To panic, unless you have to, is a terrible idea. But when your house is on fire and you want to keep your house from burning to the ground, then that does require some level of panic …”
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in a 2-1 ruling said the Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 gives the Department of Homeland Security broad authority to construct the border barriers and waive environmental laws in the process.
The city’s department of sanitation says online that businesses across New York City have until June 30 to dispose of their plastic foam items or they could face fines up to $1,000.
A decade ago, Canada‘s oil sector was growing so fast it was predicted to become a global energy superpower, but a series of political missteps and formidable environmental activism has created a dysfunctional system requiring OPEC-style government intervention to move its oil to market.
Christmas shoppers searching for glittery cards, wrapping paper and crackers may have a tough job this year, as major retailers have reduced the amount used due to environmental concerns.
A group of environmentalists are claiming “necessity defense” regarding their attempts in 2016 to shut down two pipelines, arguing that the threat of climate change is so imminent that they were justified in their actions. The Minnesota Court of Appeals in April ruled in their favor. The Minnesota Supreme Court subsequently declined to review this decision, allowing the protesters to fight their criminal charges using the necessity defense strategy.
I thought I had witnessed the zenith of human courage when Billy Joel recently announced in an interview that “Nazis aren’t good people.” Joel is risking his career, perhaps even his life, to dispel the popular notion that Nazis are decent chaps. But his heroism is mere pond scum in comparison to the warriors who have taken up the fight against plastic straws.
Ottawa just isn’t bold enough to try something radical to reduce the amount of plastic garbage the city produces, council’s environment chair says.
Perhaps they should be more cautious about who’s e;elected to city council, too.
Environmentalists have claimed for decades that the decision to have a child is one of the most environmentally damaging choices a person can make.
Norway’s Constitution Day, is the country’s biggest national holiday. After a ban was issued on helium balloons in several Norwegian towns during its celebrations, the police were busy hunting and destroying them.
These people are criminals and professional activists who aren’t even from British Columbia, but that’s not what the media tells you.
On Monday Global News visited the hobo squat that anti-pipeline protesters in Burnaby BC call, Camp Cloud.
Global reporter, Jordan Armstrong, said his news crew was threatened with violence, accused of racism and told not to film on public property where the protesters had set up their tents.
Ontario’s power troubles began after the provincial government began phasing-out coal power generation in 2005. But electricity prices really took off in 2009 when the government launched its Green Energy Act, which features a program to provide long-term guaranteed contracts to generators with renewable sources (wind, solar, etc.) at a fixed, above-market price.
‘We’ve got to get off fossil fuels. We can’t be building multi-billion dollar pipelines … It’s just crazy.’
With almost no pipelines left to lose, Albertans of all backgrounds and political persuasions are uniting and rising against years of what they perceive as unfair treatment by the federal Liberal government and its eco-activist partners.