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The Nonagenarian’s Notebook
Why is Canada far behind other countries in switching from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources?
May 20, 2018
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Time to take the Leap
"Canadians believe that Canada and the provinces can become world leaders in addressing climate change."
May 30, 2016
Support growing for fossil fuel divestment at MUN
Divest MUN says decision by university's Board of Regents to strike an advisory committee to study the question of fossil fuel divestment is a "positive…
March 21, 2016
Calling for ethical and financial prudence
Divest MUN is asking Memorial University to make its divest from fossil fuels.
October 22, 2015
United Church to divest from fossil fuels
Global movement grows in Canada's faith community, strengthening the call to combat climate change on moral and ethical grounds.
August 12, 2015
A Measured Opinion
Lower oil royalties expected to last a decade: Dept. of Finance
Official government projections for provincial oil royalties look bleak. We must adjust to life after the boom.
July 22, 2015
The Sustain Ability
Demanding economic, social and climate justice
Following a weekend of nationwide protests, and as Canadian politicians host their counterparts from the rest of the Americas in Toronto this week, people are…
July 7, 2015
Climate change confusion and what we can do about it
Memorial University climatologist Joel Finnis answers questions from The Independent about climate change denial, how the future looks for both Newfoundland and Labrador in a…
May 20, 2015
MUN faculty support divestment, president defends big oil
After MUN's faculty union voted overwhelmingly in support of fossil fuel divestment to tackle climate change, Memorial University President Gary Kachanoski touted the school's "ethical…
May 4, 2015
Republic of Oil
On the culture and consequences of climate change denial in Newfoundland and Labrador...
April 29, 2015
NL Premier Paul Davis talks climate change
On April 15, one day after NL Premier Paul Davis attended a climate summit in Quebec City that brought together most provincial and territorial leaders,…
April 18, 2015
The Sustain Ability
MUN and the Arctic Oil Frontier
Memorial’s strategic investments in Arctic oil pose environmental risks in the region and to the planet
April 1, 2015
Divest MUN joins Global Divestment Day of Action
Memorial University's fossil fuel divestment group launched its first direct action Thursday at Grenfell Campus, using impromptu theatre to talk about climate justice
February 12, 2015