Meera Karunananthan

Meera Karunananthan is the National Water Campaigner of the Council of Canadians.

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Sunday, May 31, 2015
Letting Corporations Sue Governments Protecting the Environment is No Way to Solve the Water Crisis
As the world looks for innovative solutions to solve the rapidly worsening water crisis, two Salvadoran experts toured Canada this month to promote a simple strategy that could save the public billions of dollars. Yanira Cortez, Deputy Attorney for the Environment for El Salvador's Human Rights...
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Friday, October 11, 2013
Budapest Water Summit: Fighting the Corporate Agenda in Budapest
I am at the Budapest Water Summit this week working with friends from Public Services International, the Transnational Institute, KruHa Indonesia, Food and Water Europe and IBON. The Budapest Water Summit is yet another UN event dominated by the corporate policy agenda. It features an exhibition where UN agencies display their information alongside corporations -- like Veolia and Nestle -- that are peddling the latest profit-making schemes as solutions to the environmental and economic crises.
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Friday, September 11, 2009
We Must All Be Stewards of Water
A decisive victory has been won for water in Simcoe County, in a struggle that had been brewing for more than 20 years. Dump Site 41, the landfill that was to be built atop the Alliston aquifer this fall, points to major shortcomings in water governance at all levels of government in Canada.
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