Decarbonizing NL

DNL’s Mission The purpose of Decarbonize NL is to unleash the creativity, passion, ingenuity, and entrepreneurial spirit of Newfoundland and Labrador – to bring together enthusiastic members of academia, government, industry, Indigenous communities, non-profits, and the general public to outline what we can do, not just to meet or exceed the IPCC targets in NL, Read more about Decarbonizing NL[…]

Future of Oceans

POLICY PAPER NOW AVAILABLE The FANE co-sponsored Future of Oceans generated a policy paper: Stewarding the North Atlantic A White Paper of Policy Recommendations based on the Findings of the Future of Oceans Symposium, held at Memorial University, on the 16th of March, 2019. Sponsored by: The President’s Office, Memorial University The Royal Society of Read more about Future of Oceans[…]

Seafaring the North Atlantic

Seafaring the North Atlantic is a musical and cinematic prelude to the Future of Oceans Symposium FEATURING a screening of shorts on the Atlantic from the archives of the NFB, followed by Canada’s premier violin and piano ensemble Duo Concertante, performing “The ocean is full of its own collapse” by Andrew Staniland, based on Lisa Read more about Seafaring the North Atlantic[…]

The Future of Oceans

The Future of Oceans A Royal Society of Canada Atlantic Symposium (in partnership with MUN and FANE) The health of our oceans has never been more in the public eye than today. Coral reefs and fisheries in every ocean of the planet are threatened by rising sea temperatures; the presence of human waste, especially plastics is ubiquitous; Read more about The Future of Oceans[…]

New IPCC Report on Climate Change

Last week, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a new comprehensive report, urging action on climate change. The report details both the dire consequences of inaction, but also charts a way forward towards keeping temperature increases below 2 degrees – such change, however, demands immediate and pervasive policy action. “There is alarming evidence Read more about New IPCC Report on Climate Change[…]

Soil Removal at Muskrat

For Immediate Release Tuesday, April 17, 2018 For a New Earth announces its endorsement of soil removal at Muskrat Falls ST. JOHN’S –Local ecological NPO For A New Earth (FANE) hereby announces its public endorsement of the recommendations recently issued by the Independent Expert Advisory Committee (IEAC) for the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project that call Read more about Soil Removal at Muskrat[…]

On The Failure of Environmental Assessment

– by Dr. Ian Goudie   David Vardy has raised some major concerns aimed at the failure of democracy to ensure that the Lower Churchill Hydroelectric Project (LCHP) minimized and mitigated negative environmental impacts. In this article, I elaborate on this theme to emphasize that science is also failing us. Reflecting back to public hearings Read more about On The Failure of Environmental Assessment[…]