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Free at last: Canada passes Act to prohibit dolphin and whale captivity

This week, Canada’s parliament passed a long awaited Act that will prohibits whales, dolphins and porpoises from being bred or contained in captivity. Originally proposed in 2015 by then Senator Wilfred Moore from Nova Scotia, the legislation received broad support from the public and considerable pressure from animal rights groups. “Nothing fantastic ever happens in a hurry. But today we
celebrate that we have ended the captivity and breeding of whales and dolphins.
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The 2019 GreenBiz 30 Under 30

They work in technology and tires, finance and forestry, retail and recovery operations. They hail from Tokyo and Toronto, London and Lima, Mexico and Manhattan. Meet this year’s honorees.

Politics

Rebecca Solnit: ‘Every protest shifts the world’s balance’

Scale it up and it’s revolution; scale it down and it’s individual non-cooperation that may be seen as nothing more than obstinacy or malingering or not seen at all. What we call protest identifies one aspect of popular power and…

Climate change: Science and scepticism – Open Access Government

© Roman Didkivskiy | Peter Jansen – Principle Lecturer and sustainable business expert, London School of Business and Finance, explains the science behind climate change and the barriers preventing people and businesses from acting In October 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel…

Climate change’s lost ground – New Statesman

Forty years ago, Nathaniel Rich tells us in Losing Earth, global warming was better understood by the general public and US politicians than at any time since. Moreover, the opportunity to broker a global treaty to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases…

‘Climate catastrophe’ and not ‘Climate change’ – Down To Earth Magazine

Even as a major British newspaper changes its terms for climate change, it is imperative that India, suffering the most from it, builds a groundswell of opinion in favour of real action to prevent climate catastrophe Illustration: Tarique Aziz Laskar…

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‘Climate catastrophe’ and not ‘Climate change’

Even as a major British newspaper changes its terms for climate change, it is imperative that India, suffering the most from it, builds a groundswell of opinion in favour of real action to prevent climate catastrophe

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a ‘Climate Crisis’? – Gizmodo

Image: Brian Kahn/NASA How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to…

European Automakers Using Climate Alarmism To Sell E-Vehicles

Europe’s petroleum phase-out planners have long been arch-reifiers of the Catastrophic Anthropogenic Global Warming hypothesis. Their enlistment of the European auto industry may prove a coup de grace. Historians may pick 2019 as the year European climate alarmism passed a…