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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.

Forum and Rally for a Real Climate Deal (COP 21)!

Forum and Rally for a Real Climate Deal (COP 21)!

Saturday, Nov.21, 2015

1:00 – 2:30 pm

Ambrosia Event Centre, 638 Fisgard St., Victoria, BC

$5 – $20 sliding scale

Speakers include:

Elizabeth May, co-author of “Global Warming for Dummies”, Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands, long-time climate campaigner, and member of the Canadian delegation …

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A Successful Climate Change Conference Is The Best Response To ISIS Brutality

“Getting in the way of the COP 21 meeting would quadruple the assassins’ reasons to attack. First, by demonstrating that they have won a part of the psychological war, by scaring us enough to renounce a major international conference. Second, postponing a major conference to a later date, when its main objective is to reduce …

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India’s Pledge Clears a Significant Hurdle towards a Climate Deal in Paris

With India’s plan for curbing carbon emissions now in, most of the major developing economies have responded to the UN’s requests for the commitments on climate change that will form the keystone of an agreement to be signed in Paris this December.Those commitments – to make absolute cuts in future emissions levels, in the case …

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Manitoba first jurisdiction in North America to protect entire ecosystems

The government of Manitoba is setting a precedent in North America by declaring the first law mandating the protection of endangered ecosystems. Under the Endangered Species and Ecosystems Act, the tall-grass prairie ecosystem and the alvar ecosystem are conferred legal status as “endangered”, with stricter land-use and management rules, and with increased levels of protection. …

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MASS Event: Lighthouse Park Old-Growth Forest and Climate Walk

Do you want to learn about plants, wildlife, and importance of old-growth forests for storing carbon – as well as the risks posed by climate change to our forests? Join Ken Wu of the Ancient Forest Alliance and Camille Gilissen of the Majority for A Sustainable Society (MASS) for a brief ecology tour in perhaps …

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