British Columbia

26/05/19
Author: 
Marc Lee

CCPA's senior economist points out that the LNG Canada agreement locks in tax and subsidy provisions for 20 years against future changes by governments.

The B.C. government’s new fiscal framework for LNG is fundamentally at odds with the province’s CleanBC climate plan.
23/05/19
Author: 
350.org
School strikes
May 19, 2019
 
Over 1.6 million students across the globe have been striking on Fridays: for the climate, for our future. Here’s 5 ways you can support students going out on strike again on 24 May, and answer their call for real climate action.
 
23/05/19
Author: 
Andrew Nikiforuk

21 May 2019 

A guide to educating relatives and friends who cling to oily falsehoods.

Alberta’s major exports these days seem to be piles of misinformation, denial, blame, and propaganda on the state-owned Trans Mountain pipeline.

20/05/19
Author: 
Catherine Wallace / Burnaby Now

APRIL 17, 2019

An open letter to the BC NDP:

You were elected at a very unique time in our human story. You had the opportunity to make a gigantic difference.  Your legacy could have been celebrated for decades to come. The realization of an innovative and enlightened future was yours to reveal and make possible. But you didn’t do that. 

02/05/19
Author: 
Jennifer Nathan
 
 

Help Address Climate Change in the Courts

29/04/19
Author: 
Derrick O'Keefe, Robert Hackett, Shane Gunster

Justin Trudeau's shiny image is losing its luster amid a devastating corruption scandal. With movements pushing their own version of a Green New Deal, it might just be enough to take him down.

19/04/19
Author: 
Carl Meyer

Pollution from fossil fuels in Canada continues to grow by staggering amounts, with the oilsands sector alone responsible for more carbon pollution than all of B.C. or Quebec in 2017, says the federal government in its latest climate change report to the United Nations.

The newest edition of Canada’s National Inventory Report, covering data up to two years ago, shows that the oil and gas sector was responsible for 195 million tonnes, or megatonnes (Mt) of greenhouse gas emissions in 2017, up eight Mt from 2016.

11/04/19
Author: 
Stephen Leahy
April 11, 2019

Indigenous people and environmentalists want to prevent the expansion of Canada's oil sands development, and the water and air pollution that come with it.

Large enough to be seen from space, tailings ponds in Alberta’s oil sands region are some of the biggest human-made structures on Earth. They contain a toxic slurry of heavy metals and hydrocarbons from the bitumen separation process.
11/04/19
Author: 
Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA)

Press release

 

IEEFA report: Canada Trans Mountain Pipeline financials provide few clues on actual price tag and future costs

 

Transparent monitoring and reporting needed to understand true costs and liabilities

 

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