Welcome to MASS (Majority for A Sustainable Society)

The Majority for A Sustainable Society, or MASS, is a non-profit organization working to inform and mobilize Canadians on issues of environmental sustainability and democracy.

May 15

JUNE 23: Environmental and Climate Activism Seminar with Elizabeth May and Ken Wu

***NOTE: Date changed to June 23rd now (previously June 24) 

Join Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada and formerly the executive director of the Sierra Club of Canada, and Ken Wu, co-founder of MASS and the Ancient Forest Alliance, for a highly informative seminar on how to build environmental/ climate campaigns!

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May 14

Antarctic ice melt ‘appears unstoppable,’ NASA says

New research shows a major section of west Antarctica’s ice sheet will completely melt in coming centuries and probably raise sea levels higher than previously predicted.The United Nations’ most recent climate change report estimated sea levels could rise from about 1 foot to 3 feet by 2100. Such a rise could displace tens of millions …

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May 14

Report shows climate change poses national security risks

A report released Tuesday (yesterday) by a leading government-funded military research organization details the risks associated to national security from the effects of climate change.

“The CNA Corporation Military Advisory Board found that climate change-induced drought in the Middle East and Africa is leading to conflicts over food and water and escalating longstanding regional and …

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May 13

Climate change is not debatable

So why does TV insist on staging climate arguments? A physicist and a journalist explain the realities of climate change, and the drawbacks of the coverage popular media has given this issue so far.

May 13

Germany generates 74% of energy from renewables

“Once again, it was demonstrated that a modern electricity system such as the German one can already accept large penetration rates of variable but predictable renewable energy sources such as wind and solar PV power,” … “In fact there are no technical and economic obstacles to go first to 20 percent of annual electricity demand …

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