LNG - Fracking

Barry Saxifrage
Oil and gas in Canada

Nov. 21, 2022

Canada's failure to reduce climate pollution has left us far behind most of our peer nations. The primary cause of this failure has been surging emissions from our oil and gas industry. Unfortunately, it’s not the only Canadian sector with stubbornly rising emissions.

Primary Author: Bob Weber
Richard Webb/Geograph

Nov. 16, 2022

As the federal government moves to tighten regulations on methane emissions, new assessments suggest the amount of the potent greenhouse gas escaping into the atmosphere has been significantly underestimated.

Mia Rabson
Minister of Environment and Climate Change Steven Guilbeault is seen during a news conference in Ottawa, on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. File photo by The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld

Nov. 15, 2022

Cloe Logan
A natural gas flare at an oilfield. Photo by Jonathan Cutrer via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Nov. 16, 2022

Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault proposed regulations Tuesday that would help Canada cut back on emissions of methane in the oil and gas industry, a powerful greenhouse gas.

Maya Menezes
Illustration: The Breach

Nov. 17, 2022

Amidst a boom in fossil fuel lobbyist attendance, Canada is doing the bidding of oil and gas companies at the UN summit in Egypt

As delegates walked into the Canada Pavilion at the United Nations climate summit last week, we were met with a shocking surprise: at least eight confirmed oil and gas lobbyists with Canadian-government sponsored badges. 

John Woodside
In 2014, the Okavango Delta was added to the UNESCO World Heritage sites due to its ecological and cultural significance to the San people. Photo by Photo by Roger Brown / Pexels

Nov. 15, 2022

Canadian companies are helping drive a wave of fossil fuel expansion in Africa, new data from German climate and human rights group Urgewald shows, and climate advocates say the federal government must step in with strong regulations to turn the tide.

John Woodside & Natasha Bulowski
Illustration by Ata Ojani

Nov. 10, 2022

Hundreds of fossil fuel lobbyists including at least a dozen from Canada are in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt for this year’s United Nations’ climate conference, a data analysis from Corporate Accountability, Corporate Europe Observatory and Global Witness reveals.

Amanda Follett Hosgood
Four RCMP vehicles belonging to the force’s Community-Industry Response Group were burned last week in an apparent arson in Smithers. Many have been quick to link the incident, which police say targeted emergency vehicles, with pipeline protests. Photo for The Tyee by Amanda Follett Hosgood.

Nov. 8, 2022

An arson attack on RCMP vehicles in Smithers has renewed speculation and conspiracy theories.

When eight vehicles were set on fire in a Smithers hotel parking lot a few days before Halloween, it seemed everyone had a theory.

Matt Simmons
The Coastal GasLink pipeline crosses more than 700 watercourses on its 670-kilometre-route. The crossing of Ts'elkay Kwe (Lamprey Creek) involves blasting to clear a path and excavating a trench directly through the water. Photo: Gidimt'en Checkpoint

Nov. 2, 2022

Questions and concerns about salmon, steelhead and the health of the river remain unaddressed as TC Energy continues construction of its gas pipeline

At first, she didn’t know what was going on and her demands for answers just garnered the same response, she said: you’re in contempt of the injunction and subject to arrest. The standoff — in wet, cold conditions — went on for hours, according to Morris. At one point, she was walking towards her car when she said she felt something under her feet.


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