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Articles by Kevin Grandia

Kevin Grandia is a researcher and writer on environment and human rights issues. He is the president of Spake Media House Inc., a consulting firm that brings online power to nonprofits, campaigners, and advocacy groups.

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  • United Airline’s Top Customers Call Company Out Over Climate Pollution Misdeeds

    Some of United Airline’s most valuable and loyal customers are calling out the company today over its prolonged fight to stop new regulations aimed at reducing global climate pollution emissions from the airline industry. And these aren’t your everyday frequent fliers we’re talking about, twenty are members of United’s Global Services flyer program – a privilege bestowed […]

  • New Aussie Report Predicts More Drought from an ‘Energetic Climate’

    Record heatwaves, droughts, bushfires, rainfall, coastal erosion can all be expected in Australia in the near-term, reports the country’s Climate Commission. According to this esteemed group of climate scientists, the increased extreme weather events are courtesy of man-made climate change. I must admit what really stood out to me after reading the Climate Commission’s most […]

  • Major Scientific Group Drops Tar Sands Research

    (Re-published with permission from DeSmog Canada) The Helmholtz Association of Research Centres, a major German scientific body with more than 30,000 researchers and US$4.4 billion in annual funding, has dropped out of a joint Alberta tar sands project over fears that the project was damaging the institution’s reputation.  In April 2011, the Province of Alberta invested $25 […]

  • Australia’s Plan to Nuke the Great Barrier Reef

    A recent green light could see radioactive uranium shipped right over one the greatest natural wonders in the world. Ever scuba dived? Or even just put a mask to your face in knee-deep water and looked under the surface at all the brilliant fish and creatures that make a tropical reef their home? It is […]