2014 01 27 World Bank Chief Backs Fossil Fuel Divestment Drive Even important world leaders are recognizing the prudence of moving away from fossil fuels as an investment for both ourselves and future generations. If only national governments were as wise.
CUSJ Recommends Adding Fossil Fuels To Ethical Investment Screens You or your congregation can choose to divest from fossil fuels and let the corporations, the media and the government know you have done so. See CUSJ’s letter to congregational presidents. Take action by sharing our letter on your social action table, making it your action of … Read more
CUSJ has renewed its involvement with Climatefast for 2013. Take the pledge and fast between September 21st and October 2nd 2013 on Parliament Hill or wherever they are. We fast to focus our energy and the energy of others toward a healthier planet and a healthier relationship with our only home. Take 12 days to practice … Read more
Westcoast Chapter of CUSJ presents a brief to the National Energy Board making a business case against the Enbridge Pipeline Proposal. Globe and Mail Article on Eagle Spirit Energy Holdings. A Group of First Nations people envision an energy corridor controlled by First Nations to bring oil from the tar sands to the West Coast. … Read more
Raven Courtney is walking across Canada to bring attention to Holly Higgins movement: Eradicate Ecocide.Ecocide is the extensive damage to, destruction of or loss of ecosystem(s) of a given territory, whether by human agency or by other causes, to such an extent that peaceful enjoyment by the inhabitants of that territory has been or will … Read more
Toronto Chapter posts invitation to join in a fast — a protest to promote more action on climate change. See our new Environment Page. Starts Friday, September 21st at 8:00 am at Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Goes till October 2nd. Is your chapter taking action on climate change or other serious environmental issues? Help us … Read more
Religious leaders from all faiths, through the Canadian Council of Churches (CCC), are encouraging the Canadian Government to take action and exercise leadership in the area of climate change. The science is solid, telling us that if we do not turn this boat around and reduce our greenhouse gases, there will be dire consequences around … Read more
Discussion Paper No. 18 by Richard Heinberg Spring 2010 Five other major trends leading us towards catastrophe in addition to climate change.