Cattle prods and welfare cuts: mounting threats to Extinction Rebellion show demands are being heard, but ignored

Scores of arrests have been made across Australia as the Extinction Rebellion enters its fifth day of protests. The activists are desperately trying to force the Australian government to take serious and effective action against climate change. And their brand of civil disobedience has caused major inconveniences, from hanging off bridges to locking themselves to…

‘Mr. Delay, Mr. Deny’ and Canada’s precarious climate change future

During the recent federal leaders’ debate, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer only distinguished himself on climate issues by earning the title of “Mr. Deny” from Jagmeet Singh, leader of the New Democrats. But Scheer nonetheless had two important insights into environmental issues raised during the campaign. First, he reiterated the contradictions of the Liberal government’s approach…