Environmental Groups

30/05/21
Author: 
Lisa Friedman
Caribou calves in the Utukok uplands in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska.Credit...Patrick Endres/ Design Pics Inc., via Alamy

WASHINGTON — Despite President Biden’s pledge to aggressively cut the pollution from fossil fuels that is driving climate change, his administration has quietly taken actions this month that will guarantee the drilling and burning of oil and gas for decades to come.

18/05/21
Author: 
The Energy Mix
Fracking - FracTracker Alliance/flickr

MAY 16, 2021

A grassroot group from Ireland is looking for international support to persuade the Irish government to call for a global ban on oil and gas fracking at the United Nations General Assembly in mid-September, just six weeks before this year’s UN climate conference, COP 26, convenes in Glasgow.

03/05/21
Author: 
Amanda Coletta
02 May 21

or Michigan’s governor, the 645-mile pipeline jeopardizes the Great Lakes. For Canada’s natural resources minister, its continued operation is “nonnegotiable.”

03/05/21
Author: 
Staff Reporter
Extinction Rebellion, a global environmental movement, occupies the Granville Bridge in Vancouver, BC, May 2, 2021. PHOTO BY ARLEN REDEKOP /PNG

May 02, 2021

The arrests were made after activists refused to leave the bridge on Sunday afternoon

Eight people have been arrested after a group of environmental protesters shut down the Granville Bridge Sunday, one day after the same band of activists disrupted traffic by occupying one of the city’s busiest intersections.

29/04/21
Author: 
Insure Our Future
Oil pipes

Coalition Denounces Decision, Pledges to Ramp Up Pressure on Remaining Insurers to Cut Ties with Trans Mountain

03/04/21
Author: 
Cameron Fenton
 Parliament Hill (G Yancy / Flickr)

APRIL 2, 2021

Despite his dismal environmental record, Justin Trudeau still polls positively on the issue of climate change. Voters need not just the truth but an alternative vision.

If you ask a climate activist how Justin Trudeau is tackling the climate emergency, their answer is likely somewhere on the spectrum from “very poorly” to “room for improvement.”

22/03/21
Author: 
Peter Ewart

Mar. 18, 2021

The effects of climate change on the forests, landscapes, jobs and communities of British Columbia are increasingly evident across the province, including infestation by insects such as the pine beetle (which has killed millions of hectares of Interior pine forest), severe wildfires, drought, flooding, and other problems.  The pine beetle epidemic alone has resulted in the loss of thousands of forestry jobs and the closure of dozens of mills, and climate change is having other negative effects on both the forests and economy.

12/03/21
Author: 
Primary Author Mitchell Beer
Pipeline Workers - U.S. National Transportation Safety Board/flickr

MARCH 12, 2021

The federal Crown corporation responsible for the Trans Mountain pipeline is diverting attention from its own shoddy safety culture by blaming campaigners for its rising insurance premiums, while trying to conceal information on its operations that properly belongs in the public domain, two insurance industry veterans have told The Energy Mix.

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