Nick Fillmore

Nick Fillmore is a freelance journalist and blogger who spent more than 25 years with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as a senior editor and investigative journalist. A former president of the Canadian Association of Journalists, he can be reached at: fillmore0274 [at] rogers.com

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Thursday, June 11, 2015
G7 False Commitments Won't Help Us Tackle 7-Million Air Pollution Deaths
During the hour that it took the world’s elite G7 politicians discussing climate change to wander through an enchanting meadow of flowers in Germany’s Bavarian Alps earlier this week, at least 800 people died prematurely from the impact of air pollution, most of it caused by the burning of non-...
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Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Climate Talks Face a Long, Hard Road Ahead If Countries Are to Reach Agreement in Paris
With yet another United Nations-hosted climate change conference making very little real progress, a near miracle will be required if countries are to reach a meaningful and binding global agreement on carbon emissions in Paris next December. The ‘Lima Call for Climate Action’ document, agreed to...
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Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Before a Global Climate Deal, Many Hurdles Still Ahead
The latest United Nations report on the threat of global warming – by far the most serious warning ever of possible environmental disaster – faces a string of serious hurdles to overcome during the next 13 months if the world’s nations are to sign a new, binding climate pact at the end of 2015. The...
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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
200,000 Climate Protesters Won’t Stop Corporate Agenda at UN Summit
The United Nations will host dozens of governments, corporations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) during a one-day Climate Summit 2014 in New York on September 23rd but, according to scientists and environmentalists, the meeting will deal mainly with only one limited way of fighting...
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