Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow has signed on to a statement seeking to keep fossil fuels in the ground.
Specifically, the statement says, "On the eve of the UN Climate Conference to be held in Paris-Le Bourget, we declare our determination to keep fossil fuels in the ground. This is the only way forward. Concretely, governments have to end subsidies to the fossil fuel industry,...
The 12 signatory countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership wrapped up a trade agreement, the details of which will probably only be revealed after the federal election. The Council of Canadians questions its legitimacy.
The time is coming when we will have no choice but to confront climate change and growing inequality, and we can only hope we will have the tools to cope. The Leap Manifesto is a way to think ourselves out of this box of inaction and lack of forward vision. After a decade of grey, it is time to dream in colour.