We feature a discussion comparing Canadian and American environmentalism. Environmental Justice Correspondent Joanna Dafoe recounts her experiences at the PowerShare event in Washington, D.C. – which drew 2,500 activists from across North America – and discusses lessons for the Canadian environmental movement.
South African environmentalist Patrick Bond presents a critical look at cap and trade systems, and explains how his country is suffering from negative returns in the carbon trade (originally aired March 21, 2008).
The organization representing tar sands producers in Alberta has recommended that the province begin exporting energy to Asia to avoid coming tariffs from the United States;
Environment Minister Jim Prentice announced that new environmental assessment rules would allow the government to skip assessments in nearly 80% of new building projects;