In today’s post we ask why Canada has yet to ratify the international ban on dumping waste in developing countries, consider key lessons from NATO allies who attended the historic Ban Treaty conference, examine what a just peace might mean for Ukraine and more.
New environmental reports are cause for both hope and alarm and one thing is very clear – traditional military security is not only useless in responding to the climate crisis but is also a massive contributor to it.
David Petrasek suggests 10 steps the Liberals can take right away to help Canada re-establish itself as an active middle power committed to multilateralism and international law.
Former Ambassador Chris Westdal surveys the “train wreck” that is Stephen Harper’s foreign policy and examines the detritus of Canada-Russia relations.
Conservative government policies have knocked back Canadian science at the time when we need it most.
The Harper government is taking another giant leap towards making Canada the least-green country on the planet — by withdrawing from the international convention to combat desertification.