LNG - Fracking

John Woodside
Wet'suwet'en Hereditary Chief Namoks marches with delegates and supporters while in Toronto for RBC's annual general meeting on Thursday, April 7, 2022. Photo by Christopher Katsarov / Canada's National Observer

Sept. 22, 2022

As Coastal GasLink prepares to drill under the Wedzin Kwa (Morice River), Wet’suwet’en hereditary leadership and their allies are saying the fight is reaching a flashpoint — and supporters across the country are on notice.

Gooderham Nathan

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Aug 23 2022 - 

Jake Johnson
People look at a coal-fired power plant in Peitz, Germany on October 29, 2021. (Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Sept. 1, 2022

"Fossil fuel subsidies are a roadblock to a more sustainable future," said the head of the International Energy Agency.

An analysis published this week found that government subsidies bolstering the production and consumption of coal, oil, and gas nearly doubled in 2021, even as climate scientists warned that fossil fuel development must be rapidly cut off if the international community is to have any hope of stopping runaway planetary warming.

John Woodside
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz examine a hydrogen powered toy car as they tour a trade show, Tuesday, August 23, 2022 in Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Aug. 25, 2022

An alliance formed this week between the governments of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz revealed a major point of disagreement that could determine the future of hydrogen in the global economy.


The first sign that something was wrong in Wheatley, Ont., came via a call to 911 on June 2, 2021, at 2:22 p.m. Building owner Whit Thiele had discovered a gas leak.

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Mr. Thiele had bought 15 Erie St. North in 2016 and turned it into a popular local pub called The Pogue, but the business had struggled during the pandemic and eventually closed.

John Woodside
Jonathan WIlkinson speaks at an event at the United Nations' COP26 climate conference on Nov. 6, 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland. Photo by Karwai Tang via COP26 / Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Aug. 4, 2022

Canada was quietly trying to muscle in on Europe’s gas market months before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine pushed the continent’s energy security to mainstream attention, documents obtained by Canada’s National Observer reveal.

Christopher Reynolds
Until Thursday, the cost estimate for the 670-kilometre pipeline, which aims to carry natural gas to the LNG Canada processing and export facility in Kitimat, B.C., stood at $6.6 billion. File photo

July 28th 2022

The projected cost of the contentious Coastal GasLink pipeline spanning northern British Columbia has jumped 70 per cent to $11.2 billion in the wake of a freshly inked deal between operator TC Energy Corp. and the group building a liquified natural gas terminal on the West Coast.


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