Ecology/Environment

31/01/19
Author: 
Tracy Johnson
 

An orphan well site near Carstairs, Alta., awaiting proper abandonment and reclamation. (Government of Alberta)

 

29/01/19
Author: 
Tamara Pimentel

January 29, 2019 

[See video at link here]

Members of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) in northern Alberta voiced its opposition to the Syncrude Mildred Lake extension project on Monday at a hearing in Fort McMurray, Alta.

“This project here is just going to continue to add to more problems we are having today,” said Chief Allan Adam of the ACFN.

“It isn’t going to get any better.”

28/01/19
Author: 
First Nations Leaders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 

Media Inquiries:

Molly Wickham: 778-210-1610

Jen Wickham: 778-210-0067

Delee Nikal: 250-961-9642

Carla Lewis: 778-669-1316

24/01/19
Author: 
LA Times Editorial Board

....by this time next year the flow of plastic containers, cups, lids and utensils from restaurants, fast food outlets and other businesses serving prepared food within city limits will have virtually stopped...

22/01/19
Author: 
Tracy Sherlock
Scientist Kirsten Zickfeld and economist Mark Jaccard say oilsands expansion is inconsistent with Canada's climate goals. Photo by Michael Ruffolo

January 21st 2019

A pair of experts on global warming have thrown their support behind a new legal motion urging the National Energy Board to consider all climate-related impacts from the proposed Trans Mountain oil pipeline and tanker expansion in its latest review of the project.

17/01/19
Author: 
Rebecca Lau
Protesters blocked a portion of Highway 102 in Nova Scotia on Tuesday morning in support of the anti-pipeline protests in B.C.  Reynold Gregor/Global News

January 15, 2019

Protesters blocked a portion of Highway 102 in Nova Scotia on Tuesday morning in support of the anti-pipeline protests in B.C. Reynold Gregor/Global News
 

Supporters in Nova Scotia blocked a portion of Highway 102 on Tuesday morning to demonstrate solidarity with anti-pipeline protests in British Columbia.

17/01/19
Author: 
John Abraham
 Bleached coral in Guam. The heating of oceans is causing tremendous problems for sea life. Photograph: David Burdick/AP

Rising temperatures can be charted back to the late 1950s, and the last five years were the five hottest on record

Last year was the hottest ever measured, continuing an upward trend that is a direct result of manmade greenhouse gas emissions.

The key to the measurements is the oceans. Oceans absorb more than 90% of the heat that results from greenhouse gases, so if you want to measure global warming you really have to measure ocean warming.

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