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Clean Energy and Extractivism – Does getting to sustainability require greater sacrifices?

June 28, 2017 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Economic DevelopmentEnvironment.

Yesterday, Clean Energy Canada released a study supporting more metal mining in Canada to support clean energy development. While pointing out that the Canadian mining industry falls well short of social and ecological “responsibility”, the report’s promotion of raw materials extraction is oddly anachronistic. And while some new metal mines may be needed to meet the • Read More »

BC First Nations Stand United And Declare Pípsell A “Cultural Heritage Site” To Be Protected From Mining

June 20, 2017 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: KGHM AjaxBritish ColumbiaEnvironmentHuman RightsIndigenous RightsWater and fisheries.

Share widely! BC First Nations say ‘NO’ to KHGM’s Ajax open pit mine near Kamloops and propose instead the creation of a Cultural Heritage Site to foster reconciliation for the benefits of all Canadians. See great video launched today https://vimeo.com/222291883 or www.facebook.com/MiningWatch/posts/10154978495333026 “Pípsell is a cultural keystone area which must be preserved in a state consistent with • Read More »