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Natural Systems and an Agricultural Philosophy in Punjab
The nine films featured in the '9x9 Film Festival'—created by The Source Project and presented here on Common Dreams in partnership with /The Rules project—have been made for one reason: to help people understand the reality of what’s really happening to the world’s food and farming systems, and...
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Premiers Must Take Stand on Fracking, Expanding Oil Sands
The havoc currently being wreaked by rampaging wildfires out west, fueled in part by climate change, reminds us that reducing climate pollution is more urgent than ever. This should be at the forefront this week as provincial energy ministers meet in Halifax, and premiers and territorial leaders...
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Pope Calls on World Youth to Rise Up Against Global Capitalism
'Make a mess, but then also help to tidy it up,' Argentinian pontiff said in address to Paraguay youth
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Climate Campaigners Lock Down At Airport to Protest Runway Expansion
"No third runway! No ifs, no buts!" shouted protesters at London's Heathrow Airport
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Not a Very Green Revolution
The nine films featured in the '9x9 Film Festival'—created by The Source Project and presented here on Common Dreams in partnership with /The Rules project—have been made for one reason: to help people understand the reality of what’s really happening to the world’s food and farming systems, and...
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A Reflection on Pope Francis’ Clarion Call to #Sharetheplanet
The Catholic Church has embraced a radical position on sharing the world’s resources, one that we would all do well to heed and ponder. But the real significance of Laudato Si’ is its powerful message on the centrality of ending poverty for healing the wider crises of climate change and...
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Will We Save the World? The Paris Summit and the Last Exit Before Armageddon
This December the world’s nations will gather in Paris to attempt to come to grips with climate change. The stakes are high, and all signs point a massive collision between the physics of what is required to limit climate change to safe levels, and the politics of what’s achievable. Unfortunately,...
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New Study Exposes 'Fatal Flaws' in California Fracking Rules
Science panel's final assessment on fracking notes that the 'toxicity and biodegradability of more than half the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing remains uninvestigated, unmeasured, and unknown.'
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International Scientists Issue Call for Climate Action Now: 'Commit to Our Common Future'
'Window for economically feasible solutions' is closing, statement says
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Climate Change 'Crushing Bumblebees in a Vise': Study
Unlike other species, bumblebees aren't expanding their range north; have experienced 'unprecedented' range loss
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