Oil - Pipelines

18/09/20
Author: 
Karin Larsen

 
18/09/20
Author: 
E. McIntosh
Students at Simon Fraser University protest the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in fall 2019, before COVID-19. Photo courtesy Justice, No Pipeline

September 18th 2020

With the Liberal government’s throne speech days away, groups representing 180,000 post-secondary students are asking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to abandon the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.

18/09/20
Author: 
Carl Meyer
Construction at the Burnaby Terminal with downtown Vancouver in the background. Photo Trans Mountain

September 18th 2020

Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson has talked about using the revenue from the Trans Mountain oil pipeline to pay for green energy projects. But what if that revenue never comes because there’s little demand for oil in the first place?

14/09/20
Author: 
state Rep. David Michel
Photo: Godofredo A. Vasquez / Houston Chronicle Attorney Eugene Kung, left to right, Dr. Tane Ward, Neskonlith te Secwepemc chief Judy Wilson, and Sum of Us capitol markets advisor Lisa Lindsley talk during a press conference in Houston following an appearance at Kinder Morgan International's Annual General Meeting on May 9, 2018. Wilson talked about the opposition to the Trans Mountain Pipeline.

September 14, 2020

We as Connecticut citizens should be wary of companies insuring fossil fuels, since fossil fuels are among the primary causes of climate change. As a state representative for Stamford, I’ve seen firsthand the enormous changes global warming is causing in our coastal city. The frequency and intensity of superstorms and hurricanes is due in part to changes in our climate.

13/09/20
Author: 
350.org Canada

On Monday September 14th, Trudeau’s cabinet is meeting to plan for the return of Parliament. And we’re taking action.

09/09/20
Author: 
Jonathan Watts
Plastic trash - Photo by Brian Yurasits on Unsplash

September 9th 2020

This article was originally published by The Guardian and appears here as part of Canada's National Observer's collaboration with Climate Desk.

 

Microplastic pollution causes significant damage to populations of soil-dwelling mites, larvae and other tiny creatures that maintain the fertility of the land, research has found.

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