Chris Genovali is the Executive Director of the Canada-based Raincoast Conservation Foundation, a post he has served in for over 12 years. He has published articles on Canadian wildlife and conservation issues in the Globe and Mail, Vancouver Sun, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, as well as for the Huffington Post, Common Dreams and others. He has also appeared as a spokesperson on CBC, US National Public Radio, BBC radio and television, Channel 4 UK and the Discovery Channel.
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Saturday, July 02, 2011
Canada Day In The Petro-State
Just in time for Canada Day, Alberta Finance and Enterprise Minister Lloyd Snelgrove chose to exhibit why Canadian democracy is devolving into something akin to corporate rule ("Ottawa urged to get behind Enbridge pipeline," Edmonton Journal, June 23). This particularly appears to be the case in the province of Alberta where, more often than not, it is government of the oil industry, by the oil industry, for the oil industry.
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Hopenhagen or Dopenhagen?
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 statement: "Hopenhagen is a movement, a moment and a chance at a new beginning. The hope that in Copenhagen this December we can build a better future for our planet and a more sustainable way of life."