Jul 082015
 

With thanks to Janet Eaton: Richard Heinberg concludes: It  is probably not within the capability of philanthropic foundations to avert all the human impacts that will accompany the end of economic growth, nor the environmental impacts of past growth. Nevertheless, the strategic application of some of society’s accumulated wealth toward solving the problem of systemic adaptation […]

Jun 172015
 

2012-04-01  How the Big Energy Companies Plan to Turn the U.S. (and Canada) into a Third World Petro-State    http://sandrafinley.ca/?p=4894   2007-05-19  TARSANDS:  Backlash against a whistle-blower  Globe & Mail, Andrew Nikiforuk  http://sandrafinley.ca/?p=4917    2007-06-06  VIDEO:  Help “Get the Shell Out” of the Sacred headwaters.  (Add to original: call on CPP to disinvest.)  http://sandrafinley.ca/?p=4897     2009-09-26  […]

May 112015
 

Alan Rusbridger is another who will go down in history.   I think his actions are pretty amazing.  Test your conclusions against mine: Interview with Alan Rusbridger, editor of  The Guardian newspaper, CBC Radio.   (re  “Keep It in the Ground”, )   Share the link.   I am sending it to you, and to people who have, or […]

May 112015
 

RELATED:  2015-04-02   This $1.2 billion news organization just pulled its money out of fossil fuels. Climate Change. The Guardian. – – – – – – – – – –  – – – – – – – – – – – –  – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]

May 112015
 

  Fossil Free gofossilfree.org Church of England divests from dirtiest fossil fuels Amazing news! The Church of England announced yesterday that it will divest its holdings of £12m in thermal coal … Divest Fossil Fuels | We Are Power Shift www.wearepowershift.org/campaigns/divest It’s wrong to wreck the planet and it’s even worse to profit from that […]

May 102015
 

The move follows the launch of The Guardian‘s own climate change campaign, in partnership with 350.org, to press two of the world’s largest charitable foundations to stop investing in oil, coal, and gas companies. Click here to join the call for the world’s largest charities to divest. The chairman of the Guardian Media Group called the […]

May 092015
 
2015-03- 06   Climate change: why the Guardian is putting threat to Earth front and centre

Ellen Dorsey, executive director of the Wallace Global Fund and another key figure . . . : “I think at pivotal moments in history we have seen editors and media outlets stand up and take unprecedented action. One could think of the abolition of slavery and the civil rights movement in the US and I […]

Mar 032015
 

From: Sandra Finley Hi Andy, It is party, party time for Larry K and others:   The Nuke Waste Mgmt Organization is taking leave from Saskatchewan!    The Committee for Future Generations  won the battles at Pinehouse and English River. NWMO announced today, they are pulling out of the last community, Creighton.  (Their reason for leaving is […]

Feb 252015
 

Dear Sandra, You’ll never believe what a leaked RCMP memo from last week says about you. If you oppose the furious rush to build pipelines and expand the tar sands like I do, then you’re considered to be a “violent anti-petroleum extremist.” The Harper government will stop at nothing to bully and silence its critics. […]

Sep 232014
 

From: Sandra Finley Sent: September-23-14 To: Gordon Barnhart, President of the University of Saskatchewan;  Vianne Timmons, President of the University of Regina Cc: ‘Elizabeth Williamson, Secretary, U of S Subject: A note re investments   Dear Gordon Barnhart and Vianne Timmins,   I sent the following information to investment people.   I would be remiss if […]