Tar Sands

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.

30/06/17
Author: 
Fiona Harvey

Analysis of world’s lenders reveals many claim green credentials while still financing fuels like tar sands, oil and coal

June 21, 2017 -  Some of the world’s top banks are continuing to lend tens of billions for extracting the most carbon-intensive fossil fuels, according to a report of top lenders.

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.

15/05/17
Author: 
Shawn McCarthy

May 15, 2017 - The federal government will unveil a carbon-tax plan this week that would provide breaks for major industrial emitters, while ensuring most Canadians families get rebates to offset higher energy bills.

13/05/17
Author: 
Carol Linnitt

May12, 2017 -  A bill to restrict the movement of oil off the north coast of British Columbia has been formally tabled by the federal government in the House of Commons, according to a statement released by Transport Canada Friday.

06/05/17

Click here for the videoOn April 23, 2017 the PIPE UP Network and friends took it upon themselves to replant trees in an area that Kinder Morgan had destroyed. 

02/05/17
Author: 
By James Wilt

For years, Alberta’s government has reassured the public that it has a plan to ensure the oilsands’ 1.2 trillion litres of hazardous tailings are permanently dealt with after mines shut down.

That assertion is becoming less convincing by the day.

Category: 
02/05/17
Author: 
Gar Alperovitz, Joe Guinan and Thomas M. Hanna

Government can save the climate from burning the same way it saved the economy from depression: Buy out the companies behind the crisis.

22/04/17
Author: 
Deborah Jaremko

 

[Webpage editor's note: Not satisfied with vandalizing the earth's climate system by financing the Tar Sands, CIBC joins the campaign to reduce even further the relatively few jobs in this sector.]

 

April 13, 2017 - On a scale of one to 10 of being able to help oilsands producers save costs—today—autonomous hauling systems are a 10, according to analysts with CIBC.

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