By: Executive Director, Fair World Project
We broker deals for an obscene number of weapons, and we frequently run roughshod over the rights of indigenous people. And don't even get us started on your favorite wonderboy Justin Trudeau
The 'Hajnal line' marks the eastern limit of a longstanding pattern of late and non-universal marriage. The line in red is Hajnal's. The d...
Se in Europa riusciamo a strappare ancora qualche titolo di giornale - in genere negativo - in Asia l'Italia sta sparendo. Ed è un peccato. Perché se in Europa e negli Usa - che dall'Europa tutto sommato l'ha importata - la nostra immagine è sempre stata bipolare (da un lato il riconoscimento del nostro retaggio
On September 6, Canada's prime minister, Stephen Harper, announced that one of the fabled lost ships of Sir John Franklin's expedition had been found off Hat Island, south-west of King William Island
by Geoffrey Matthews In Our Common Future, the 1987 report of the United Nations World Commission on Environment and Development, sustainable development is described as a process of change which meets the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs and aspirations. To achieve this objective,
The Ukraine crisis has led many to call on the US to use its growing oil and natural gas production to help Ukraine and Europe wean itself off Russian energy. There's one very big problem with this view, Cobb writes: The US is still a net importer of both oil and natural gas.
Yesterday, at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada's (PDAC) Canada Minister of Natural Resource, Joe Oliver, announced with great fanfare a new initiative to compel mining companies to disclose payments of over $100,000's to foreign and domestic governments. On the surface this looks like a win for transparency, particularly for a sector that is of
Mrmcd sez, "Contained within the borders of Canada are: the world's largest island in a lake on an island; the world's largest island in a lake on an island in a lake; and the world's largest island in a lake on an island in a lake on an island.
Canada hasn't bet the economy on the energy sector. Not even close.
A new study finds unprecedented warming in the Canadian Arctic, and blames it squarely on climate change.
Plenty of studies have shown that the Arctic is warming and that the ice caps are melting, but how does it compare to the past, and how serious is it?
Most Australians with legal problems are unlikely to be able to access the help they need. Unless you're wealthy and can pay for a private lawyer, or extremely poor and disadvantaged and able to access
It's an idea that's gaining some surprising new backers
SumOfUs is a global movement of consumers, investors, and workers all around the world, standing together to hold corporations accountable for their actions and forge a new, sustainable and just path for our global economy. It's not going to be fast or easy. But if enough of us come together, we can make a real difference.
Where are the gains of Toronto's open data?
Search is on for signs of microbial activity isolated in Earth's crust.
AlterNet is teaming up with the Post Carbon Institute to bring you mind-blowing images and stories that will inspire you to take action. Post Carbon Institute and Alternet have partnered to shed a powerful light on the true costs of our addiction to fossil fuels, starting with the Alberta tar sands.
Ever wonder who cooked up the idea of digging up all of Canada's tar sands and piping them across the continent? All of your questions are answered here, cartoon style.