Alberta

22/07/17
Author: 
Brian Mann
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at the signing ceremony on climate change at the UN in 2016. Trudeau has committed Canada to steep reductions in carbon pollution, while pushing to expand tar sands oil production. Credit: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

For a lot of Americans these days, Justin Trudeau is the anti-Donald Trump, especially on things like climate change.

10/07/17
Author: 
Ethan Lou

July 10, 2017 - Canadian lender Desjardins is considering no longer funding energy pipelines, a spokesman said Saturday, citing concerns about the impact such projects may have on the environment.

06/07/17
Author: 
Andrew Nikiforuk

David Suzuki Foundation scientists measured leaks from wells near Fort St. John.

About 35 per cent of British Columbia’s 11,000 active oil wells, abandoned wells and water injection wells in the northeastern part of the province are leaking significant amounts of methane, according to a forthcoming new study.

30/06/17

June 30, 2017 -  The fossil industry’s own data shows Canada’s tar sands/oil sands entering a period of managed decline, with no commitments at all to new project construction beyond 2020, Oil Change International concludes in a provocative briefing note issued yesterday.

08/06/17
Author: 
Coast Protectors
Mark my words - the Trans Mountain Expansion Project will never see the light of day

June 04, 2017

Grand Chief Stewart Phillip is challenging Alberta Premier Rachel Notley on Kinder Morgan. On Tuesday, Premier Notley declared that no NDP/Green government or First Nations objections would stop its construction, saying, "Mark my words, that pipeline will be built, the decisions have been made."

01/06/17
Author: 
Andrew Nikiforuk

In damning report, David Hughes challenges claims that Trans Mountain will boost Canada’s oil prices.

01/06/17
Author: 
Andrew Nikiforuk

New data shows ‘fracking and LNG industry is a much dirtier industry than it is made out to be.’

 

May 31, 2017 - Canada’s oil and gas industry has a massive problem with under-reported methane leaks and fugitive emissions from oil and gas facilities in Alberta and British Columbia.

That’s the conclusion of two new studies that document, for the first time, just how significant methane pollution has become in the country’s oil and gas producing regions.

30/05/17
Author: 
Wilderness Committee

May 30, 2017 — As Kinder Morgan looks to crowdfund its ill-conceived pipeline, the Wilderness Committee is launching a live map so British Columbians can stay up-to-date if the shovels ever do hit the dirt.

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