Windsor Community Rights Network

Local Governance for Healthy Community

March 19th, 2016

David Suzuki: World Water Day Reminds Us Not to Take Clean Water for Granted

Earth’s oceans, lakes, rivers and streams are its circulatory system, providing life’s essentials for people, animals and ecosystems. Canada has one-fifth of the world’s freshwater, a quarter of its remaining wetlands and its longest coastline. With this abundance, it’s easy to take water for granted. Many of our daily rituals require its life-giving force. Yet […]

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February 27th, 2016

Porter Ranch ‘Monster’ Gas Leak Largest in U.S. History

Deirdre Fulton, Common Dreams | February 26, 2016 7:58 pm The Aliso Canyon natural gas well blowout, which lasted for months and sickened scores of nearby residents, has been confirmed as the largest methane leak in history. According to a peer-reviewed study published Thursday in the journal Science, the nearly four-month leak released roughly 100,000 tons […]

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February 25th, 2016

5 communities sticking it to fossil fuel companies — and winning.

This January, communities around the world are seeing victories in long, hard-fought struggles against fossil fuel companies. Congratulations to everyone involved, and good luck to everyone still working to protect their own home. Here are 7 victories this month: 1. Carson, California, USA The community fought for years, and this week California Resources Corp. decided to pull […]

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