Linda McQuaig
Carbon Engineering's plant in Squamish, B.C. is part of growing carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) industry.  Hannah.Griffin

Jan. 11, 2024

Seeing carbon capture and storage as “a way to compensate for ongoing fossil fuel burning is economically illiterate,” concludes an Oxford University study.

One can only imagine the positive buzz these days inside the boardrooms of Canada’s oil companies, as they rake in record profits and plan major expansions of their oil production.

Carl Meyer
Internal government documents show that pipeline company TC Energy pressured the federal government to ignore a growing form of fossil fuel activity in Canada in one of its key climate policies, at a time when the country is already struggling to meet its emissions reduction goals. Photo: Marty Clemens / The Narwhal

Jan. 17, 2024

Internal government memos show TC Energy lobbied for carveouts exempting methane and LNG plants from one of Canada’s key climate policies targeting the oil and gas industry

One of Canada’s largest pipeline operators lobbied the federal government to exclude two major sources of carbon pollution from its emissions cap for the oil and gas sector.

Marc Fawcett-Atkinson
A shadowy group with links to Canada's natural gas lobby is running online ads attacking Canadian municipalities' efforts to ban natural gas infrastructure. Illustration by Ata Ojani/National Observer

Jan. 15, 2024

A shadowy new organization attacking the climate efforts of Canadian cities is infiltrating Google searches and ads in the New York Times and other publications online.

The group — Voice for Energy — bills itself as a platform for Canadians to "speak up" against municipalities implementing measures to reduce or ban natural gas to "protect" people’s so-called "energy choice."

Michelle Gamage
Rallies were held around the world on Tuesday in support of Eris Nyx and Jeremy Kalicum, with people gathering in Vancouver, Nelson, Calgary, Dublin and London. Photo for The Tyee by Michelle Gamage.

Jan. 17, 2024

DULF denied its day in court as Crown prosecutors assess their case.

Brett Forester
On Sept. 23, 2003, Prime Minister Jean Chrétien addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. At the time, his government was quietly working with Australia on a substitute draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. (Andrew Vaughan/Canadian Press)

Jan. 15, 2024

Canada and Australia crafted government-friendly UNDRIP substitute in 2002-03, documents show

Canada led efforts to weaken the draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples at the United Nations, working secretly with Australia to develop a watered-down substitute in the early 2000s, newly released Australian cabinet records show.

Amanda Follett Hosgood
From left, Corey Jocko, Shaylynn Sampson and Sleydo’ Molly Wickham stand outside the Smithers courthouse. All three were found guilty of criminal contempt of court today. Photo for The Tyee by Amanda Follett Hosgood.

Jan. 12, 2024

But defence will push to stay the verdicts based on alleged RCMP rights violations.

Kai Nagata
Okanagan solar

Jan. 9, 2024

Major pipelines over budget, cancelled or facing fierce opposition

Just three days before Christmas, British Columbians received a surprise gift: a pipeline rejection. The BC Utilities Commission denied the application by FortisBC to build a $327 million gas pipeline in the fast-growing south Okanagan.


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