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  1. Canada Is Now To Climate What Japan Is To Whaling
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Here I am, watching the astonishing spectacle of a beautiful, cultured nation turning itself into a corrupt petro-state. Canada is slipping down the development ladder, retreating from a complex, diverse economy towards dependence on a single primary resource, which happens to be the dirtiest commodity known to man. The price of this transition is the brutalisation of the country, and a government campaign against multilateralism as savage as any waged by George Bush. Until now I believed that the nation that has done most to sabotage a new climate change agreement was the United States. I was wrong. The real villain is Canada.
  2. The contribution of trees to our lives: it is time to take stock
    French botanist Francis Hallé makes a case for the defence of trees as a powerful ally in saving the Earth's ecosystems

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    A reflection on the impact of trees in the world and the necessity of improving urban forestry out of self-preservation.
  3. Solar heat - transforming rural enterprises around the tropics
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Solar energy is not just about electricity. It's also about heat - and three innovative projects highlighted by the Ashden Awards are showing how solar heat can dramatically reduce the carbon footprint of food processing and farming, while helping agricultural businesses increase profits.

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