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Climate Change

Marjan Minnesma

Posted on Mar 7, 2016 | 0 comments

Marjan Minnesma, the co-founder and director of the Urgenda Foundation, speaks with Silver Donald Cameron in this exclusive Green Interview about the ground-breaking Dutch Climate Case, a suit her foundation, along with 900 Dutch citizens brought against the Netherlands to a successful conclusion in 2015. In an unprecedented verdict the District court in The Hague...

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Roger Cox

Posted on Feb 14, 2016 |

Roger Cox is the Dutch lawyer who initiated the successful, historic suit brought against the Dutch government known as the Dutch Climate Case. In this exclusive Green Interview, Cox discusses the details of the case, how the impending oil decline threatens human rights, and his 2011 book,Revolution Justified: Why Only the Law Can Save us Now.

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Pablo Solon

Posted on Dec 18, 2014 | 0 comments

Buen Vivir, The Economy and the Rights of Nature Pablo Solón is the former Bolivian Ambassador to the UN and currently the Executive Director of Focus on the Global South, an organization based in Thailand. In this exclusive Green Interview,Solón discusses the inspiring concept of Buen Vivir, the need to overhaul our economic system, and the hope and vision that is...

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Osprey Orielle Lake

Posted on Mar 30, 2014 | 0 comments

Osprey Orielle Lake is an artist, activist and advocate of social and environmental justice. She is the founder and president of the Women’s Earth and Climate Caucus, co-chair of the International Advocacy for Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature, and co-founder of the Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network—a large network of women that work...

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Franke James

Posted on Feb 28, 2014 | 2 comments

Franke James is a rabble-rousing artist, author, and activist who uses her art—a signature style of lively drawings mixed with photos and hand drawn text—and her written work to campaign for social and environmental justice. She has over 20 years’ experience as a creative designer and marketing professional and most recently, she made headlines when she discovered...

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Andrew Weaver

Posted on Dec 30, 2013 | 0 comments

Andrew Weaver is a climate scientist, faculty at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, and in 2013 made history when he became the first ever Green Party member elected to a provincial legislature in Canada. In 2007, Weaver was part of the climate-change team that won the Nobel Prize for their work with theIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)....

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Alanna Mitchell

Posted on Jul 31, 2013 | 0 comments

Alanna Mitchell is an award-winning Canadian author and journalist and an engaging speaker on environmental science, conservation and sustainability. In her latest book, Sea Sick: The Hidden Crisis in the Global Ocean, Mitchell convinces us that if we kill the ocean, we kill the planet. Skillfully interweaving scientific concepts with firsthand accounts and stories...

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Jim Hoggan

Posted on Jul 31, 2013 | 0 comments

Jim Hoggan is the author of Climate Cover-Up: The Crusade to Deny Global Warming, an expose of how the false debate on climate change was manufactured by oil and gas companies and their PR firms. Hoggan holds this manufactured debate up as bad PR practices by traditional energy companies trying to convince the public of untruths about their environmental impacts,...

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George Monbiot

Posted on Jul 31, 2013 | 0 comments

George Monbiot is a journalist, environmental activist, truth-seeker and trouble-maker whose investigative books and reports on abuses of power and environmental destruction have earned him international acclaim. As a regular, long-time columnist with Britain’s Guardian newspaper, Monbiot has established a reputation as a provocative and free-thinking journalist...

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David Hughes

Posted on Jul 1, 2013 | 0 comments

J. David Hughes was raised in Edmonton, Alberta and trained in geology at the University of Alberta. He has spent nearly four decades in the energy sector, including 32 years with the Geological Survey of Canada as a scientist and research manager, where he published extensively on energy and hydrocarbon resource issues in the scientific literature. Now retired from...

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Gwynne Dyer

Posted on Jul 1, 2013 | 0 comments

Gwynne Dyer, PhD, OC, is an internationally-celebrated independent author, columnist and broadcaster based in London. His syndicated column on international affairs is published in more than 175 newspapers in at least 45 countries. Ironically, it is published in very few newspapers in his native Canada, where the owners of the leading chains (and the governing...

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James Lovelock

Posted on Jun 1, 2013 | 0 comments

James Lovelock is that rarest of rarities in the scientific world, a freelance scientist. Most scientists spend their careers inside institutions – universities, governments, research centres, corporate laboratories. James Lovelock has spent plenty of time inside institutions too – but as a migrant worker, not a settler.

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