Alberta

27/11/20
Author: 
Carl Meyer
Suncor oilsands plant, featuring petroleum coker towers, in 2010. Suncor has proposed replacing its coke boilers with natural gas in order to cut emissions, but has suspended the project and is now asking for government support. Photo from Suncor

Nov. 27, 2020

The oil and gas industry “likely won’t meaningfully reduce” its carbon pollution this decade without more government funding, according to a new Royal Bank of Canada report.

25/11/20
Author: 
Natalie Southworth

Groups Say Federal Government Must Change Course with TMX, Recoup Billions of Unspent Tax Dollars

 

For Immediate Release

 

21/11/20
Author: 
Andrew Kurjata

Nov 19, 2020

Industrial site safety plans still working, Dr. Henry says

 

John Horgan poses for a selfie while on a tour of LNG Canada in Northern B.C. on Friday Jan. 17, 2020. (John Horgan/Twitter)

19/11/20
Author: 
David Thurton ·

At an annual public meeting, the government-owned project was accused of holding back information

 
17/11/20
Author: 
Andrew Weichel
A blockade calling for the cancellation of Trans Mountain Pipeline on Nov. 17, 2020.

November 17, 2020

VANCOUVER -- Protesters have organized another blockade in B.C.'s Lower Mainland while calling on Justin Trudeau's government to cancel the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

The latest railway blockade was organized by the Extinction Rebellion, the same group of climate-focused activists responsible for shutting down the Burrard Street Bridge in downtown Vancouver last year and a number of other demonstrations in the region.

13/11/20
Author: 
Bob Weber
The Syncrude oil sands extraction facility is reflected in a tailings pond near the city of Fort McMurray, Alta., on June 1, 2014. File photo by The Canadian Press/Jason Franson

November 12th 2020

Emissions of a potent greenhouse gas from Canada's oilpatch are nearly twice as high as previously thought, says newly published federal research.

The findings on methane from Environment Canada researchers could complicate regulatory attempts to nearly halve releases over the next five years, says an environmental group.

"That target will not be met unless the regulations are significantly strengthened," said Dale Marshall of Environmental Defence.

12/11/20
Author: 
Andrew Nikiforuk
It's Easy - vintage comic

6 Nov 2020

The disheartening spectacle occurring south of the border (and I am not talking about the careful ballot counting) announces a betrayal of America by its elites combined with a profound denial of reality during the twilight of an empire.

On one side of the Great Divide stand the professional class, or the so-called urban liberal elites. They include the Obamas, the Clintons and Joe Biden, a candidate so bereft of ideas it is shocking.

11/11/20
Author: 
Yves Engler
U.S. President Donald Trump greets Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House February 13, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

November 10, 2020

Why is Ottawa trying to maintain one of the Republican's worst environmental policies?

U.S. President Donald Trump's climate criminality has been shocking. His administration's contribution to worsening this existential threat to humanity will be remembered as his most damaging policy. 

04/11/20
Author: 
Carl Meyer
Workers wearing Iron & Earth clothing set up solar panels. Photo courtesy of Iron & Earth / Facebook

November 4th 2020

A director at a group of oilsands workers committed to renewable energy development says the pandemic has demonstrated the need to build a better Canada that’s more equal and more resilient.

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