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Geographer trying to pursue international biodiversity justice, as well as figure out what that means.

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Joined Twitter 9/11/09


@RebeccaLave @ScottPrudham at my current, they are separate unions, NTT is very weak union. At UBC, TT and NTT bargain together. @RebeccaLave @ScottPrudham read article you posted now, thanks - my union does not take up adjunct/contingent faculty issues (unsurprising?) @RebeccaLave @ScottPrudham Canada is chock-a-block with raging socialists! @ my uni it was due to discrepancy between our pay and other unis
6/11
2015
.@pmharper, I want you to #RejectFear + vote to #StopC51. I’m speaking out at https://t.co/bZGitWF3kM #cdnpoli
5/5
2015
Our @globeandmail op-ed supporting fossil fuel divestment #DivestUBC w/ @khar1958 @dbtindall http://t.co/zBmWt8etce #UBC
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2/5
2015
Fossil fuel divestment movement names the profound asymmetries of power that shape climate politics - by moi http://t.co/woAhTvZ2XVGreat piece by our UVic colleagues: Is Petro-Divestment Too Divisive? | The Tyee http://t.co/ISo5I4AMDK via @TheTyee #DivestUBC #UBC
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2/2
2014
Bill Adams of @Cambridge_Uni on Treaties with the enemy: the reasonable politics of greening the economy #PEofGE http://t.co/blXVE2wv19
Retweeted by Jessica Dempsey"På vei" back to Litteraturhuset for Day 2 of #PEofGE. Another action packed day ahead! Talks today by @SianSullivanUK @PolEcoLancs + more
Retweeted by Jessica DempseySpecies are disappearing quickly — but we're struggling to assess how bad the problem is http://t.co/8PLiblECum http://t.co/cue8wSzoLl
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12/11
2014
David Graeber's obit of Roy Bhaskar is the CLEAREST explanation of Critical Realism I've ever read: http://t.co/t97gHeRfYW via @outtaKimbo
Retweeted by Jessica DempseyI remember this encircling - no angry women! Page: How I sanitized the feminist outrage over the Montreal massacre http://t.co/OVyjeYMRvX
Retweeted by Jessica DempseyRead these newly revealed documents to help understand how the fossil fuel industry rules the world. #divest http://t.co/GTgUVqCaYP
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12/7
2014
Tunnel, bridge, highway and a boat. Just need an airport to win infrastructure bingo! #ShutItDown #ThisStopsToday #EricGarner
Retweeted by Jessica DempseyI have never seen anything like this before...inmates pounding on windows in solidarity. Amazing. #EricGarner http://t.co/IJ7d9aC9Sm
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12/5
2014
In case you want a summary of climate impacts on one page http://t.co/bzSV9h7bPPMark Carney, again! Fossil fuel investors risk being stranded by tougher climate rules http://t.co/3gC0jhlrQR via @smh
12/2
2014
Looking forward to our 'Political Ecologies of the Green Economy' workshop next week! http://t.co/uCFiJFr1Ho @torbenja @bmatulis #PEofGE
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12/1
2014
Blame Canada: Greedy for oil money, the country is turning into a rogue petrostate http://t.co/f3EZjjg8uY via @gristTop 20 Banks Killing the Planet by Financing Coal http://t.co/VqyhbnSWWA #climate #energy #green http://t.co/bDUx7rKcZz
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11/29
2014
What's happening on #BurnabyMountain should surprise no one, blogs @carollinnitt http://t.co/adkD9WuIvO
Retweeted by Jessica DempseyBreaking: Protesters arrested on #BurnabyMountain may never have violated court order. http://t.co/DO3PEyaG8r All these arrests illegal!
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11/26
2014
The dismal failure of the #REDD+ Partnership http://t.co/sEIh14nySk
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11/20
2014
So many people--more today--have gone to jail fighting #kxl. It shouldn't be this hard, not in the hottest year ever recorded
Retweeted by Jessica DempseyMassive crowd on #Burnaby Mountain, as #KinderMorgan injunction takes effect http://t.co/Ms5ZYDjxvz #bcpoli #vanpoli #LetBCVote
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11/18
2014
Brilliant visual illustration of how much #publicspace we have given to #cars http://t.co/jAYWBuO4hn
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11/15
2014
Not sure whether to laugh or cry. No mention of climate change by 11 investment pros talking tar sands http://t.co/ndRPKgpubs
11/14
2014
I don't doubt Chris Hope's analysis of US China climate deal – but such a wet blanket! :) http://t.co/jfPn7vR75o via @cwhope
Retweeted by Jessica DempseyMT @TheWCS 13 examples of cutbacks to protected areas worldwide (including Canada). http://t.co/pGWLlj8R3T
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11/13
2014
Scientists: "Do NOT burn 2/3rds of fossil fuels." #G20: "Let's spend billions to find more!" http://t.co/fwnJRxk4cY http://t.co/qGizmT9f5N
Retweeted by Jessica DempseyLess than 3 weeks 2 get ur abstracts in 4 #ICCG2015. Visit http://t.co/V6qjQSbGPh 4 details of conference & submission procedure @ICCG2015
Retweeted by Jessica DempseyDear Canadians outraged by Jian, Care about #rinelleharper too. She survived, 1000s haven't. Our women are not safe in this country #MMIW
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11/11
2014
You guys are an awesome, sassy bunch! #KMface goes viral and makes national news: http://t.co/bqS74IdD0H #bcpoli Keep 'em coming! @TransMtn
Retweeted by Jessica DempseyWater Cannons, Tear Gas Unleashed on 100,000 Anti-Austerity Marchers in Brussels - http://t.co/szE6WUTtY3
Retweeted by Jessica Dempseyone of my spawntourage assaults #KinderMorgan #KMface #BurnabyMountain http://t.co/kGirSKz5rf
11/7
2014
New @CarbonBubble report: 9 out of 10 bbl in undeveloped Canadian #oilsands projects at risk from eroding oil price http://t.co/tQSi0LT3pw
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11/4
2014
World’s Major Banks Poured Over $80 Billion into Coal Last Year Alone http://t.co/R0GtjBiYRl
10/31
2014
TransCanada formally applies to NEB for Energy East pipeline approval http://t.co/HY7md35Dxe
Retweeted by Jessica DempseyJust what is Synthetic Biology? @jessicaadempsey http://t.co/wDoZvPp8W6
Retweeted by Jessica DempseyNew frog species discovered in the wilds of New York City http://t.co/la6NwQrrWe http://t.co/JmyMbxFbEx
Retweeted by Jessica DempseyNATURAL JUSTICE: New Steps Of Change: Looking Beyond Protected Area... http://t.co/DtvWRMdLft
10/30
2014
The invisible extinction http://t.co/JeEm8y2cId
10/22
2014
@shiripasternak on Harper v. First Nations https://t.co/iK3MioWuyG via @ricochet_enGood grief--Sweden's national pension fund begins divesting from fossil fuel http://t.co/SU0BObIepa
Retweeted by Jessica Dempseyhere we go...B.C. introduces pollution benchmarks for LNG plants, with option to buy offsets http://t.co/fxlxoJECy9 #bclng
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10/21
2014
JUST IN: September was warmest ever & 2014 on track to be hottest year on record, says .@NOAA: http://t.co/DnRpb2glxZ http://t.co/Bjl0XhwAL5
Retweeted by Jessica Dempsey194 countries unanimously urge regulation of synthetic biology at UN meeting: http://t.co/Sy0GaD6pzO #synbio #gmos #CBDCOP12 1/3
Retweeted by Jessica DempseyIn Business News: Facebook Offers To Freeze Female Employee’s Newborn Children http://t.co/zJESeGXHl7 http://t.co/fsWsoCoBwG
Retweeted by Jessica DempseyHoly crap. I learned so much in this short piece Thanks Paul Farmer (in #LRB): http://t.co/kLUeBBoMaI
10/20
2014
We're now offering female seagulls the option of freezing their eggs so they can get on with their important work & have their chicks later.
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10/17
2014
@bobmackin Hi Bob, can you pass me the link to the contract for this initiative? Want to know more - maybe we can chat? Thanks!LNG/Shipping developments meets offsets of the ecosystem kind? http://t.co/lcBEqkZTfY via @TheTyee
10/16
2014
Bank of England Mark Carney: most fossil fuel reserves can't be burned http://t.co/JCvlWKCOXY via @guardian
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10/14
2014
Happy Birthday to my alma mater, such a special place: best ES 300A class with @arnokopeky circa 1999ish? #ES40Saw whet owl on campus today for the @UVicENVI 40th celebrations? #es40 http://t.co/KQIuJnWCdC
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10/2
2014
We challenge you to pour a large vat of iced clam chowder on your head and post the video on Facebook.
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8/24
2014
"New" staples theory promoted by Clark's friends, via @TheTyee http://t.co/rBQEqwC7Kd
8/22
2014
eek, #anthropocene dreams via Davos. Math can help us avoid "the ambiguities often encountered when cultures collide" http://t.co/B1OaWyeVYELax enforcement risks BC environment, projects. Time for the gov't to step up: my @timescolonist op-ed http://t.co/01R6pzztqK #MtPolley
Retweeted by Jessica DempseyThoughtful piece by @ElizKolbert in @NatGeo in honor of the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Wilderness Act: http://t.co/lDyS2Vxr1j
Retweeted by Jessica DempseyThe Political Economy of Ebola | Jacobin http://t.co/3VkAepvGrM via @sharethis
8/19
2014
Unstated politics of the #Athropocene debate make it emotional: @CliveCHamilton http://t.co/U4dZgfnJCT in @anthropocenerev: "butt out"
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8/18
2014
Will Fossil Fuel Be the Subprime of This Cycle? http://t.co/qFHrBCxFO5
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7/15
2014
The Good, the Bad and the Anthropocene (Age of Us), via @nytimes http://t.co/dXIloNLetu
Retweeted by Jessica DempseyThe University of California Regents will vote on fossil fuel divestment in September. Let's make them vote yes! http://t.co/6eDgeU0mnJ
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7/8
2014
Pension funds urged to publish climate risks - http://t.co/mhxBteAaeZ @divestuvic http://t.co/7SRTqHeFpH via @FTIt is a great day and at last - #SCC declares aboriginal title for the #tsilhquotin #indigenous #bcpoli http://t.co/OKOR8hdddL
Retweeted by Jessica Dempsey#Breaking news: Supreme Court expands aboriginal title rights in unanimous ruling http://t.co/6z77YSZlNn #cdnpoli http://t.co/hAXbA9XHlN
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6/26
2014
These doctors know what's good for us. #fossilfree http://t.co/ROoFhvfOrX
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6/25
2014
I am so happy to see this kind of critique of the optimistic Anthropocene by @CliveCHamilton - thank you! http://t.co/bvS93HOAaCHarper and Abbott's oily bromance - nice article @gillwave. Check out the matching purple shirts! Adorably creepy. http://t.co/vYkgsyfa8n
6/20
2014
Opinion: Don’t be shocked if Harper kills Northern Gateway http://t.co/H7HkGHgolu
6/5
2014
New research: 67% of Aussies want a pension fund that doesn't invest in fossil fuels. I think we're winning http://t.co/Ylvfk4OzNT
Retweeted by Jessica DempseyDear Prime Minister: we 300 scientists find Northern Gateway review flawed -- http://t.co/GIMUanciHM
Retweeted by Jessica DempseyMy guest Thomas Piketty wrote a book called "Capital" which, apparently, is not about getting your shift key stuck.
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6/3
2014
@BernadetteNTF Thanks! There is some effort to get Alumni to push for Divestment alongside current students and faculty - interested?Where we declare divestment movement to be unstoppable. http://t.co/o6XIi590C2
6/2
2014
66% of #UVIC faculty vote in favour of #divestment from fossil fuels from pension and endowment http://t.co/P1T2MbzFIw @billmckibben @350
5/22
2014
ETC Programme Director Jim Thomas has the @nytimes "quote of the day"! http://t.co/l9a5dwVVEH
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5/8
2014
Our children's play area now includes a tar sand box!
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5/7
2014
160 Faculty Members Join Call for Fossil Fuel #Divestment at BC’s University of Victoria http://t.co/qko36YcWDb @uvic @uvic_news #climate
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5/1
2014
124 UVIC faculty call for UVIC to #divest from #FossilFuels, supporting over 1800 students http://t.co/H8kH1VcrwC #bcpoli @350
4/28
2014
How the oil sands could very quickly become unviable http://t.co/eFoCKjet0Q #cdnpoli #abpoli
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4/3
2014
In Defence of Hypocrisy http://t.co/n5DccKEfM0
3/6
2014
Global energy consumption per capita http://t.co/AugRSA94qg
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2/26
2014
Little-known federal office to oversee natural resource projects secretive, heavy-handed: NDP http://t.co/nerCksaZnb
1/27
2014
Oil Has Been Spilling Near Cold Lake, #Alberta for Almost 9 Months and No One Knows Why: http://t.co/ZHqFTN6f8t #water #abpoli #cdnpoli
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1/24
2014
The Tyee – How Much Is a Truly 'Fair Share' of Northern Gateway Benefits for BC? http://t.co/qux8Bh67eo via @TheTyee
1/8
2013
Could an HST-style referendum be successful in BC? What if B.C. put oil tankers to a vote? http://t.co/7hNmy5J72AHey Tories, if u think #tarsands oil is "conflict free" just try to build that pipeline through BC. #NorthernGateway approved w conditions
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12/19
2013
Countdown Is On: British Columbians Anxiously Await Enbridge Recommendation http://t.co/nSGv1DKmW9
12/18
2013
Breaking: Industry drafted new Energy Board rules restricting public in pipeline hearings #line9 #enbridge #tarsands http://t.co/rjMkiiYuSD
Retweeted by Jessica DempseyDriver advisory: Traffic controller at Horseshoe Bay terminal found to be using fake signals.
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12/12
2013
Canada to claim north pole as its own http://t.co/H7rEhFNx4m via @guardian
12/10
2013
"It was one of the world's most destructive environmental disasters" Deepwater Horizon spill in photos http://t.co/0vvs8rtXzATwo very different views on the Warsaw #REDD deal from #Indigenous Peoples organisations | http://t.co/QsAPcayskt http://t.co/JLOJ8J25JF
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12/9
2013
Peter Higgs in @guardian on pernicious metrics of scientific productivity that privilege quantity over quality: http://t.co/q8zRjU3490
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12/7
2013
Great, but they're prepping to deal with, not advocating for, a price http://t.co/3CeXtkCKWj Large Companies Prepared to Pay Price on Carbon
Retweeted by Jessica DempseyMT @LiuInstituteUBC: Paper by @rosemarycollard & @jessicaadempsey: Life for sale? The politics of lively commodities http://t.co/3NksDyG3vV
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12/5
2013

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