Why Scrapping the #Toronto #Plastic Bag Tax would be a Step in the Wrong Direction

In case you haven't already heard, Rob Ford is considering an end to the plastic bag tax.  I guess ending the war on car wasn't going fast enough, so he decided to end the war on poorly made plastics too.  According to a recent Sun Article, "the mayor’s office had received several calls and e-mails … Continue reading Why Scrapping the #Toronto #Plastic Bag Tax would be a Step in the Wrong Direction

National First Nations Women’s Speakers Tour on Tar Sands in #Toronto

Wednesday, October 27, 7pm - 9pm Sidney Smith Hall, room 2118 100 St. George Street University of Toronto, St. George Campus Featured Speakers: Eriel Tchekwie Deranger is a Dene from the Athbasca Chipewyan First Nation of Northern Alberta, Canada. Eriel is currently employed with the Rainforest Action Network as the Freedom From Oil Campaigner in … Continue reading National First Nations Women’s Speakers Tour on Tar Sands in #Toronto

No #Dolphin Kill Policy Holds in #Taiji, Japan…thus far in September

Hans Peter Roth and Kyoko Tanaka, dedicated members of our Save Japan Dolphins Team from, respectively, Switzerland and Japan, are in Taiji checking the activity in the infamous Cove. Hans Peter reports: “I returned alone to the cove about 2 pm. Things had completely quieted down. The nationalists had gone. But still five police cars … Continue reading No #Dolphin Kill Policy Holds in #Taiji, Japan…thus far in September

#Climate Reality Event in #Toronto

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 3pm – 5pm, Private, student meeting at Centre for Global Change Science 5:30pm - 6:30pm SCIENCE PRESENTATION by Dr. James Hansen at the McMillan Theatre ( see above) 6:30pm - 7:00pm Intermission 7:00pm to 8:45pm CLIMATE REALITY: A CONVERSATION WITH DR. JAMES HANSEN, NAOMI KLEIN & CLAYTON THOMAS-MULLER -- Moderator: Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux … Continue reading #Climate Reality Event in #Toronto