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Michael M'Gonigle

Michael M'Gonigle


Founder of Greenpeace International and renowned professor of environmental law at the University of Victoria, Michael M'Gonigle has some profound opinions on many of Canada's current national issues.

Stories by Michael M'Gonigle

opinion

Who Wins as Endless Shortfalls Destroy Public Education?

Why the same budget dramas play out BC-wide each spring.

By Michael M'Gonigle, 2 May 2016


opinion

Don't Shut Down Leap, Embrace Its Discontents

Manifesto a chance for real debate, something democracies should prize.

By Michael M'Gonigle, 2 May 2016


opinion

Cancun, and more Consequential C Words

Considering climate change, Copenhagen, Cochabamba, the coming calamity, and most controversial: capitalism.

By Michael M'Gonigle and Louise Takeda, 29 Nov 2010


opinion

A Tyee Series

Rebuild Haiti, This Time Green

And show the world how to move to a just and sustainable economy. An 'Eco-conversion' Manifesto.

By Michael M'Gonigle, 10 Feb 2010


opinion

A Tyee Series

From Copenhagen to Port-au-Prince

The planet's fate balances on a knife edge, two cities on either side. Which offers hope? You may be surprised.

By Michael M'Gonigle, 9 Feb 2010


opinion

A Tyee Series

The Elephants of Doom in Copenhagen

What people there should be talking about to save humanity, and why they won't.

By Michael M'Gonigle, 8 Dec 2009


opinion

A Tyee Series

Against Copenhagen

Why we need to 'lose' at this week's climate summit if we are to win the fight against global warming.

By Michael M'Gonigle, 6 Dec 2009


opinion

Beyond the Carbon Tax

Two enviros argue it's 'fluff' and 'blackmail' and no real fix for climate change.

By Michael M'Gonigle and Blake Anderson, 30 Apr 2009


opinion

Tapping Our Wild Rivers Can't Fix Climate Change

Veteran enviro says no to Tzeporah Berman's 'PowerUp' logic.

By Michael M'Gonigle, 20 Apr 2009