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They Tore Down the Wall, We Can Stop the Pipelines

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Sierra Club

November 10, 2014

Yesterday marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. When I still lived in Berlin, my favourite November 9th activity was to go to the bridge where the Wall was first breached in 1989 - the Boesebruecke. I’d sit on the cold damp concrete of the bridge, pop the cork on a mini-bottle... Read More

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"Simple", I told him, "Get it back"

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Sierra Club

September 29, 2014

The reality is that the market is changing. Climate responsibility aside, Sierra Club Canada Executive Director John Bennett asks,  “is it really wise to stake Canada’s future on dirty, low quality tarry oil that is expensive to produce, expensive to process, expensive to transport and... Read More

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Psst...secrets can hurt you

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Sierra Club

August 21, 2014

Is our Canadian government justified in keeping certain policies under wraps? Sierra Club Canada Executive Director John Bennett claims it is not. "Governments feed us a lot of malarkey about why secrecy is essential, but 9 times out of 10, there’s no justifiable reason," says... Read More

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Green Life: Do Wind Farms Increase Global Warming?

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Sierra Club

August 21, 2014

Hey Mr. Green, An article I read recently claimed that wind farms increase ground warming and drying for miles around. Have you heard such claims before? Is there validated research confirming or denying them. And if the claims are accurate, then how does the impact compare with the... Read More

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