Mar 232018
 

Recall:  this is pipeline and tanker EXPANSION.  It’s always “more”.   They are never satisfied, no matter the consequences. Catch a quick overview at:    https://protecttheinlet.ca/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=actionkit     From: Atiya Jaffar – 350.org Sent: March 22, 2018 1:21 PM Subject: This is Trudeau’s worst nightmare   Over 80 arrests at the Kinder Morgan terminal with more expected. […]

Mar 222018
 

Having trouble reading this mail? View it in your browser. The Canadian government is getting money from the sales of the GM salmon. The federal government is receiving 10% royalties from sales of the genetically modified (GM or genetically engineered) salmon. The royalties to the government are part of a 2009 $2.8 million-dollar grant agreement […]

Mar 222018
 

The Guardian is in the U.K.   This article uses the term “fly-tipping”,  not a term we use here.  I looked it up:  as I understand, it is “tipping”  (as in garbage being “tipped” from a truck at a dump) and “on the fly” meaning “in a hurry” or “on the run”.   In this context, it […]

Mar 212018
 

http://sandrafinley.ca/?p=20712   Does Environment Minister McKenna KNOW that Natural Resources Minister Carr is pushing nuclear energy in the climate talks, May, Copenhagen?   My letter to Catherine McKenna.   2018-03-14   Offshore drilling too risky for U.S. Eastern Seaboard, but not for Canada?   Chronicle Herald.   (Minister McKenna approved BP to drill up to 7 exploratory wells off […]

Mar 212018
 

(Scroll down to the announcement from Tufts.) ECONOMIC INDICATORS: JUST ONE of the problems:   The Accounting system defines what is included in “Operating Costs”.  Then, (simplified):  Revenue minus Expenses (costs) is Profit.   Profits are available for distribution to Investors.   The fewer costs you pay, the more that can be paid to investors (and […]

Mar 202018
 
Life cycle of Democracy.  No, democracy is one STAGE in life cycle of Governance.

All the philosophers believed that this cycling was harmful. As I understand, we are currently in a monumental effort to see if we can’t transition to the next stage in the life cycle of governance,  and as much as possible,  avoid some of the harm that accompanies the metamorphosis between stages.  . . . Good heavens, […]

Mar 202018
 

BP has been shut out of more off-shore drilling in the U.S., by American citizens along the Eastern Seaboard.  (What a surprise, after the Gulf Oil Disaster!)   So where does BP go next?   . .  Please help out these people in Nova Scotia by spreading the information.  There’s an action item (petition), too: a […]

Mar 192018
 
2018-03-18   Environment minister Catherine McKenna on contradiction at heart of Canada's energy policy, CBC Sunday Edition

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thesundayedition/the-sunday-edition-march-18-2018-1.4579165/environment-minister-catherine-mckenna-on-the-contradiction-at-the-heart-of-canada-s-energy-policy-1.4579184 Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna says the Kinder Morgan pipeline can be part of the transition from fossil fuels to a low-carbon economy. (Justin Tang/Canadian Press)   Oil pipelines have been touted as nation-building projects in Canada, a term that evokes bold feats of nation-spanning infrastructure, such as the Canadian Pacific […]