Wheatfield photo by l.p.
Thursday, 12 November 2009
Deforested area for
agricultural in State
of Mato Grosso, Brazil.
(flickr photo by leoffreitas)
Influence wielded by coal-producing states - 25 of them - is the big reason the U.S. is a climate-change laggard
Jeffrey Sachs - Sachs is a professor of economics and director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University.
TAR SANDS - Canada's Mordor - Council of Canadians
“To me, the tar sands are Canada’s Mordor. The air is foul, the water is being drained and poisoned and giant tailings ponds line the Athabasca river” – Maude Barlow, Council of Canadians Chairperson and Senior Advisor on Water to the President of the UN General Assembly
Canada's Sorry Climate Change Policies - Sierra Club Canada
“Under Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservative government, Canada has become an international pariah at climate change summits.”