LNG - Fracking

Marc Fawcett-Atkinson
Hundreds of doctors, nurses and health-care workers across Canada have issued a public health advisory about natural gas, said Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment president Melissa Lem. Photo by Marc Fawcett-Atkinson/National Observer

Aug. 24, 2023

Hundreds of doctors, nurses and other Canadian health-care professionals have issued a public health advisory on the health harms of expanding B.C.'s fracking and natural gas infrastructure amidst the climate crisis.

Kurt Cobb, originally published by Resource Insights
Luis Miguel Bugallo Sánchez (Lmbuga) in 2017. Via Wikimedia Commons

Aug. 20, 2023

Just when you thought the hydrogen economy zombie was dead and gone, it rises again, this time in color.

Sidney Coles
Kai Nagata, communications director at Dogwood BC, presenting at the third annual Peace and Unity Summit.

Aug. 17, 2023

Presentation highlights darker truths behind violence and intimidation against Indigenous land defenders resisting resource extraction

Jonathan Cook
A firefighter tackles a wildfire in the Mojave National Preserve, California, on 30 July 2023 (AFP)

Aug. 11, 2023

Neoliberalism's relentless cheerleaders are largely unchallenged in their dangerous belief that capitalism's growth paradigm can be squared with sustainability. It may cost us the Earth

The debate about the climate crisis should have been settled in the early 1990s. And yet, three decades later, the extent, imminence and even existence of a looming catastrophe are still hotly disputed. That is not by accident.

John Woodside
Bob Rae - Illustration by Ata Ojani/Canada's National Observer

Aug. 9, 2023

Weeks after a Canadian company was publicly accused of ignoring concerns about its oil and gas drilling near a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the company’s most senior leadership turned to Global Affairs Canada for help.

John Woodside
Minister of Natural Resources Jonathan Wilkinson arrives to take part in a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, June 15, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Aug. 1, 2023

As Canada rolled out a host of climate policies aimed at the fossil fuel industry, Shell sat down with Energy and Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson to discuss the fate of its massive LNG project on the West Coast, documents reveal.

Markham Hislop
Petroleum can be used for super strong and light carbon fibre, a material key to technologies we’ll need in a low-emissions economy. Photo via Shutterstock.

Jul. 31, 2023

A Better Use for Alberta’s Oil and Gas - Look to the future. Commit the province’s petroleum to making materials for a post-combustion economy?

[Tyee Editor’s note: This piece is drawn from a recently published version on Markham Hislop’s site Energi Media.]


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