27 Sep '11, 10pm

Over 100 arrested as tar sands civil disobedience spreads to Canada ~ ~ #Eco #canada #green #protest #sustainability

Climate test for Obama: 1,252 people arrested over notorious oil pipeline (09/06/2011) Two weeks of climate disobedience at the White House ended over the weekend with 1,252 people arrested in total. Activists were protesting the controversial Keystone XL pipeline in an effort to pressure US President Barack Obama to turn down the project. If built the pipeline would bring oil from Alberta's tar sands through six US states down to Texas refineries. While protestors fear pollution from potential spills, especially in the Ogallala Aquifer which supplies water to millions, the major fight behind the pipeline is climate change: Canada's tar sands emit significantly more carbon than conventional sources of oil. Activists worldwide push for leaving the fossil fuel age behind (09/25/2011) On six continents, in over 75 percent of the world's countries, people came out en masse yes...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0927-hance_canada_protests_...

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Today in Ottawa hundreds gathered to tell the govt: Stop the reckless expansion of the tar sands!

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foe.org 01 Oct '11, 2pm

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onearth.org 01 Oct '11, 1pm

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Government Watchdog Report Confirms Canada's Failures on Tar Sands Monitoring and Climate Action

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foe.org 27 Sep '11, 7pm

Contact: Nick Berning, 202-222-0748, [email protected] ; Kelly Trout, 202-222-0722, [email protected] Pipeline lobbyist accuse...

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e360.yale.edu 05 Oct '11, 4pm

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treehugger.com 28 Sep '11, 3pm

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sustainablebusiness.com 28 Sep '11, 4pm

The University of Michigan will add 37 hybrid vehicles to its fleet of buses and install solar panels on its North Campus ...