LNG - Fracking

23/09/23
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Primary Author: Mitchell Beer
Refinery - /Piqusels

Sept. 19, 2023

Global oil and gas demand will start to fall before 2030, marking the “beginning of the end” of the fossil fuel era, the International Energy Agency (IEA) declared last week, in an op ed penned by Executive Director Fatih Birol.

22/09/23
Author: 
Information Bulletin BC Government
Coastal GasLink route. Wetʼsuwetʼen territory is in the white square

Sept, 21, 2023

The Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) has issued two administrative penalties totalling $346,000 to Coastal GasLink Pipeline Ltd. (CGL) on Sept. 19, 2023, for non-compliance with requirements of its environmental assessment certificate.

21/09/23
Author: 
John Woodside
Trudeau at climate summit

Sept. 21, 2023

Speaking at the Climate Ambition Summit in New York City on Wednesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was grilled for Canada’s massive oil and gas expansion at a time when climate science demands fossil fuels be rapidly phased out.

17/09/23
Author: 
Al Jazerra
Lawsuit to put the spotlight on the fossil fuel industry while seeking compensation for future damage caused by climate-related disasters [File: Bing Guan/Reuters]

Sept. 16, 2023

Five oil majors are accused of downplaying the risks posed by fossil fuels since the 1950s, The New York Times reports.

The US state of California has sued five oil giants for their alleged role in downplaying the risk posed by fossil fuels while causing tens of billions of dollars in damage, The New York Times has reported.

11/09/23
Author: 
Amanda Follett Hosgood
The RCMP’s Community-Industry Response Group is a regular presence on Wet’suwet’en territory. The unit racked up more than $11 million in expenses for policing the area last fiscal year. Photo by Amanda Follett Hosgood.

Sept. 11, 2023

The force spent $11 million to patrol a remote road in Wet’suwet’en territory.

08/09/23
Author: 
Seth Klein
Protesters, joined by faith leaders and members of Extinction Rebellion Toronto, take over an intersection in downtown Toronto as part of a demonstration declaring a climate crisis, June 10, 2019. Photo by Nick Iwanyshyn / Canada's National Observer

Sept. 8, 2023

Sometimes, in the eye of a storm, it can be hard to tell when the winds have shifted. Victories often don’t occur in a clear-cut timeline, nor can they always be pinpointed to a specific event. Darkest before the dawn, as they say. When we look back at this time, maybe — just maybe — the spring and summer of 2023 will be remembered as a pivot period.

02/09/23
Author: 
John Woodside
Premier Danielle Smith answers questions during Calgary Economic Development’s Report to the Community event at the Telus Convention Centre on Tuesday, April 18, 2023. Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta

Sept.1, 2023

"One of the biggest stories in the country right now is the blowback Ottawa is getting from the provinces over policies with high public support (like oil and gas emissions cap). Fossil fuel captured provinces are at war over climate policy."  John Woodside - Twitter

01/09/23
Author: 
Greg Sakaki
Nanaimo city council voted to accelerate implementation of the province’s zero carbon step code, which will effectively eliminate natural gas as an energy source for heating space and water in new homes starting a year from now. (News Bulletin file photo)

Aug. 29, 2023

City council votes 5-4 to accelerate adoption of zero carbon step code

Natural gas will not be the primary heat source in new homes built in Nanaimo starting next year.

City council, at a meeting Monday, Aug. 28, voted 5-4 to accelerate adoption of the zero carbon step code to 2024, six years ahead of the province’s timeline of 2030.

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