Energy

30/03/20
Author: 
First Nations Leaders
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Honourable Patty Hajdu
Minister of Health

Honourable John Horgan
Premier of Executive Council

Honourable Adrian Dix
Minster of Health
 

OPEN LETTER: Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project Must be Halted Due to the COVID-19 Outbreak [March 30, 2020]

29/03/20
Author: 
Sarah Cox
The Site C work camp. Photo Illustration: Carol Linnitt. Photo: BC Hydro

Mar 26, 2020

With BC Hydro reporting 12 workers with flu-like symptoms, city councillors, First Nations chiefs and local community members are calling for an immediate suspension of work on the project

BC Hydro has continued to fly people to Fort St. John from across B.C. and Alberta to work on the Site C dam project, despite mounting concern in the local community about potential COVID-19 contagion as most Canadians are told to stay home and practise social distancing.

11/03/20
Author: 
Carl Meyer
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau enters the House of Commons from a hallway in West Block on Feb. 18, 2020. Photo by Kamara Morozuk

March 11th 2020

The Trudeau government should not use the oil-price crash and the economic downturn stemming from a public-health crisis as an excuse to back away from environmental commitments in the upcoming federal budget, warned a coalition of civil society leaders.

Speaking on Parliament Hill on Tuesday, representatives from Indigenous, labour, social justice and other organizations said now was not the time for Canada to shy away from tackling the climate emergency.

07/03/20
Author: 
George Monbiot
 Drax power station, near Selby, North Yorkshire. Photograph: John Giles/PA

 

06 Mar 2020 

Our legal action against the government aims to shut down fossil fuels

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 4th March 2020

06/03/20
Author: 
Carl Surran, SA News Editor 
Mar. 5, 2020

Defending the business of fossil fuels and resisting targets on carbon emissions, Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) CEO Darren Woods today called pledges by some of its Big Oil rivals to cut carbon dioxide emissions a "beauty competition" that would do little to halt climate change.

04/03/20
Author: 
Seth Klein and Marc Lee
A new report by Seth Klein and Marc Lee calling for a managed wind down of BC's fossil fuel industries. The full report is available here:

SUMMARY

22/02/20
Author: 
Patrick Greenfield and Jonathan Watts
Smoke stacks - The JP Morgan paper said ‘catastrophic outcomes’ could not be ruled out. Photograph: Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP via Getty Images

Feb. 21, 2020

Leaked report for world’s major fossil fuel financier says Earth is on unsustainable trajectory

The world’s largest financier of fossil fuels has warned clients that the climate crisis threatens the survival of humanity and that the planet is on an unsustainable trajectory, according to a leaked document.

13/02/20
Author: 
Carl Surran, SA News Editor 
[Editor: Seeking Alpha is a website geared to advising investors. It's big on energy corporations.]
 

05/02/20
Author: 
The Energy Mix
Shell Oil Refinery - Leonard G/Wikimedia Commons

FEBRUARY 5, 2020

Colossal fossil Royal Dutch Shell says it now has less than eight years of oil and gas left in its available reserves, after reporting for six years in a row that it is using up those reserves faster than it replaces them.

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