Jun 26th, 2020
From #Just Recovery Simcoe June 18 2020 More than 30 organizations and businesses from across Simcoe County have allied to send a message to local municipalities, provincial and federal politicians — focus on a green and just recovery for the region. This alliance, known as Just Recovery Simcoe...
May 30th, 2020
By Mike Nickerson If the clash of differing opinions brings forth the light of truth, Michael Moor’s new film, Planet of the Humans, will trigger revelations. There has been a clash! The film implies that the fossil energy required to build solar and wind generating equipment is greater than the amo...
May 23rd, 2020
Return to Now February 20, 2020 Leave it to Portlandia to figure out how to create hydro-power without building a dam! Portlandians are now generating free electricity every time they turn on the tap! If you live in Portland, Oregon, your lights are now powered in part by the water flowing th...
May 2nd, 2020
Barely decomposed: Contaminated forests around Chernobyl, in 2014 photo. A recent forest fire lifted accumulated radioactive material high into the sky. LiveScience photo By Peter Bursztyn Barrie Today Almost exactly 34 years ago, an older-style Soviet nuclear reactor near Ukraine’s capital, Kiev, ex...
Apr 22nd, 2020
Human-set fires in the Amazon: The current pandemic is an inevitable consequence of human populations everywhere expanding into the habitats of other species with which we have had little previous contact. -Pixabay Creative Commons photo Why COVID-19 previews a larger crash. What we must do to save o...
Mar 28th, 2020
Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau about Oil package bailout midst coronavirus crisis March 23, 2020 To the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Cc: Federal Cabinet Ministers COVID-19 is presenting real and immediate risks to people’s health and livelihoods. It is appropriate and necessary for the federal ...
Mar 20th, 2020
NASA and European Space Agency pollution monitoring satellites detected significant decreases in nitrogen dioxide (NO2) over China Large drops of nitrogen dioxide seen over Italy and China By Nicole Mortillaro · CBC News · It’s a surreal sight: Webcams from across Italy show normally packed tou...
Mar 12th, 2020
Plans for a massive hydro plant on the shores of Georgian Bay have residents ‘devastated’ By Sandro Contenta Toronto Star Bob Baranski and his wife Kathy spent a decade planning their retirement dream home. They saved money, canvassed home shows and pored over designs. Never in doubt was its location...
Feb 24th, 2020
Supporters march down Yonge St. in Midland. -AWARE Simcoe photo AWARE News Network Local indigenous people and their allies marched through downtown Midland today to express support for the Wet’suwet’en Peoples, presently defending their land against pipeline construction, and for the Moh...
Feb 15th, 2020
Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare. –Laura Barrios photo From Anishinabek Nation head office February 14 2020 Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare says the Wet’suwet’en fought for many years in the Delgamuukw-Gisday’wa court case to have their sovereignty recognized and aff...