A new report by the EAC about renewable energy completely ignores the horrific effects of Muskrat Falls on Indigenous peoples and others in Labrador. That’s not what climate justice looks like.
Thought we were done? Think again! Halifax youth will plug into the world again this Friday. “We haven’t gone away. We’re just getting started!” —Julia Sampson, Grade 12 student at Citadel High. Halifax students will be part of the next global climate strike this Friday, November 29
Sonja Wood reminds the newly appointed Fisheries minister Bernadette Jordan that the Avon River fish passage planned for the Windsor Causeway will, if approved, significantly restrict safe and easy migration for Wild Atlantic Salmon, American Eel and many other species.
On Monday, November 25, Paul Jenkinson, who recently ended a 30-day hunger strike will, along with the Grace Jollymore Arts Centre, host a public discussion about how the climate crisis will affect food security and what we must do about it, followed by a Q&A about the climate crisis hunger strike with fellow hunger strikers and XR coordinators.
Paul Jenkinson reflects on food security and building community as he engages in a hunger strike to raise awareness of the urgency of climate change.
Tom Rogers and his wife have been exploring the back roads of Lunenburg County. They were shocked by what they found.
It looks like the Town of Shelburne is not interested in the generous offer by filmmaker and actress Ellen Page to pay for a much-needed public well for the Black community in town. But the town’s legacy of environmental racism calls for reparations, and that well would be a great start.
PSA: This month, East Coast Environmental Law is pleased to be offering a free public legal education and workshop session on environmental impact assessment and mining in Nova Scotia.
On Tuesday evening, news of yet another extremely serious pedestrian incident. At 7.45pm on a wet and windy evening, a 57 year old man was hit by a vehile on the 300 block of Windmill Road, Dartmouth and left with life threatening injuries. Martyn Williams has some observatons about the age of the victim, and the state of Windmill Road.
I went to a small climate rally at Province House, one of many similar rallies that occur almost daily there, and I took some photos.