Hopenhagen or Dopenhagen?

by Chris Genovali Truthout.org Dec. 18, 2009 Georgia Strait, Dec 17, 2009 Common Dreams, Dec 15, 2009 In the run-up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 15) in Copenhagen, an eclectic group made up primarily of corporations and media outlets put forward the notion of “Hopenhagen.” The following is extracted from their mission…

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Oil sands, tankers and climate. Raincoast speaks out

Climate change is real and demands a concerted effort Vancouver Sun Climategate’s a convenient sideshow to the real issue Victoria News Climategate a convenient sideshow Ottawa Citizen Climategate is first in a new wave of attacks The Ecologist Hopenhagen or Dopenhagen? Common Dreams, Georgia Strait, Climate change policy in the dark Toronto Star Now the…

God save thee, albatross

Chris Genovali | Monday Magazine | March 11, 2009 I’m on my back on the aft deck of Raincoast’s research vessel. My repose is involuntary as we ply the lumpy waters of Haida Gwaii’s west coast. Not one prone to sea-sickness, I nevertheless feel like my head is virtually nailed down, a result of the…

Silent Fall

Monday Magazine The silence along the river was almost deafening. No birds, bears or wolves appeared along the banks. The reason soon became obvious: not a single salmon was to be seen in the glacial-fed water. Not a single salmon carcass lay on the ground, not in the estuary or the forest. There was no…

Grizzly Politics in British Columbia

Raincoast has attained a copy of a soon-to-be published opinion piece that calls for the grizzly bear to be de-listed from the US Endangered Species Act. The opinion piece is scheduled to appear in the next issue of the International Bear Association’s official publication, urging the association’s membership to support the Bush administration’s proposed grizzly…