LNG - Fracking

Charlie Smith
This is one of several photos released by the RCMP in its statement about a violent attack on a Coastal GasLink work site.

"It may all be true, of course. But it would be nice to see more evidence than a handful of photos and written statements from the RCMP, the solicitor general, and Coastal GasLink. "  [See Update below]

Feb. 17, 2022

Today, the B.C. RCMP issued a statement that has drawn a great deal of media attention. And understandably so.

Irina Slav
 Jan 30, 2022
  • The current move in oil prices is largely attributed to geopolitical risk.
  • The next major move in oil could be triggered if inventories fall to critical levels.
  • Wall Street’s consensus seems to be that Brent will reach $100 by the summer.
The Energy Mix
EcoFlight - fracking

Feb. 2, 2022

The United States, Norway, and Canada are set to produce more oil this year than ever before, despite solemn pronouncements at last year’s COP 26 climate summit on the urgent need for climate action, Oil Change International asserts in a new analysis.

First Nations leaders
We are the power - poster
The Struggle against the Coastal GasLink Pipeline and for Indigenous sovereignty on Wet'suwet'en territory continues despite the pressures from the RCMP and industry, and an ongoing pandemic. 

The NY ledger
Tanker and fisherman

Jan. 28, 2022

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Thursday canceled oil and gas leases of more than 80 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico, ruling that the Biden administration did not sufficiently take climate change into account when it auctioned the leases late last year.

Seth Klein
The pledge to provide new buildings with 100 per cent renewable gas is a pipe dream, writes columnist Seth Klein. Photo by Niklas Eichler / Pexels

Jan. 26, 2022

Across North America, jurisdictions are starting to ban gas from new buildings as part of plans to tackle the climate emergency. And that has fossil fuel gas companies very nervous and pushing back. FortisBC, the primary provider of “natural” gas to British Columbia homes and businesses, sensing an impending existential threat to their business plan has a counter-plan.

John Woodside
Shell's Quest carbon capture plant captures less than it emits. Photo via NRCan

Jan. 26, 2022

An explosive report on one of the largest carbon capture and storage facilities in Alberta is challenging the wisdom of Canada’s hydrogen strategy.

The Quest carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility operated by Shell near Edmonton is emitting more greenhouse gases than it captures, according to a report published last week by international NGO Global Witness.


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