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Environment/Climate Change

August 22, 2012

“There are many ongoing discussions on very promising sources of funds, like a financial transaction tax, which is also called the Robin Hood Tax,” Karen Orenstein, Friends of the Earth.

August 16, 2012

“This report amounts to an admission that the B.C. government’s forest policies have failed,” says BCGEU President Darryl Walker.

July 9, 2012

The B.C. government's Economic Benefits of British Columbia’s Provincial Parks study reveals a huge economic return from government investment in B.C.’s parks system.

June 11, 2012

Stand up for democracy by joining the June 13 protest agains tthe Conservative's budget bill.

June 5, 2012

The transportation sector accounts for 40 per cent of B.C. climate-altering greenhouse gas emissions.

June 1, 2012

On June 4, NUPGE is joining with faith groups, trade unions, associations, businesses, First Nations, environment groups, human rights groups, pro democracy groups and seniors, across the country, to say: Silence is Not an Option.

May 31, 2012

Thousands join together to protest the federal budget by darkening their websites on June 4.

April 29, 2012

The federal government has hidden important changes to environmental and pipeline policy inside the omnibus budget bill.

April 18, 2012

This week Harper's Natural Resources Minister, Joe Oliver announced that new legislation to splinter the current environmental review process will be tabled very soon. Maybe it will be just in time for Earth Day!

March 30, 2012

The list of strikes against the environment is significant in this budget.