Oil - Pipelines

25/02/21
Author: 
The Canadian Press

Feb 24, 2021

Filings come days after Indigenous youth in Vancouver blocked entrances of companies

Work on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project being done by workers with the SA Energy Group in this undated photo. (Trans Mountain)

25/02/21
Author: 
Oliver Holmes

Israel is reeling from a disastrous tar slick, while oily sand has been found in southern Lebanon

 

At first sight there are few obvious signs of the oil spill on the Mediterranean beach. Wooden parasols stand solitary in the sand, while a few runners make their way along the waterline, enjoying the winter sun.

23/02/21
Author: 
Brent Richter
Crews from Western Canada Marine Response Corp. contain a fuel spill on Burrard Inlet, Monday (Feb. 22).Western Canada Marine Response Corporation

Feb. 22, 2021

Western Canada Marine Response deploys boom around tanker

Crews have cleaned up a small a bunker oil spill on Burrard Inlet.

23/02/21
Author: 
Published by Brent Patterson
Still from Braided Warriors video.

February 20, 2021

Braided Warriors were attacked by the police on Friday February 19 in the lobby of the Vancouver branch of AIG Canada, a transnational finance and insurance company that is insuring the Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline in violation of Indigenous rights.

About half of the 1,150 kilometre-long pipeline is set to cross unceded Secwepemc territory without their free, prior and informed consent.

16/02/21
Author: 
Carl Meyer
Suncor refinery in Commerce City, Colo., in 2005. The registry is being spearheaded by the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty Initiative, an effort to focus more on what’s happening with the planet’s fossil fuel supply. Photo from Suncor

February 16th 2021

Energy experts are working to produce the world’s first public and complete database of fossil fuel reserves in the lead-up to this year’s UN climate summit.

The “Global Registry of Fossil Fuels” would fill a major gap in public knowledge, where only expensive or proprietary databases on fossil fuel reserves have existed before, or ones that are not detailed enough or are designed for industry use.

10/02/21
Author: 
Carl Meyer
Clockwise from top left: SFU professor Tim Takaro, his treehouse protest site along the TMX route in Burnaby and a sign put up warning of an injunction order in effect. Twitter / Facebook / Protect the Planet Stop TMX

February 10th 2021

A Vancouver-area public health physician is challenging the Trans Mountain pipeline in court after his protest site along the expansion route was demolished so trees could be cut down.

03/02/21
Author: 
Jessica Corbett
Water protectors protested at a construction site for the Line 3 pipeline near Cloquet, Minnesota on February 2, 2021. (Photo: Line 3 Media Collective)

Feb. 2, 2021

"We are endangering future generations," said Charles King, who locked himself to construction equipment, "and that's got to stop."

After three protesters were arrested on Monday at a Minnesota construction site for Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline, more than 50 water protectors on Tuesday marched onto an easement—with two people locking themselves to an excavator—and temporarily shut down work on the contested tar sands project.

02/02/21
Author: 
Carl Meyer
Rep. Ilhan Omar (centre), the whip for the Congressional Progressive Caucus, appears on Jan. 30 with Indigenous leaders organizing to stop Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline project in Minnesota. Omar photo / Twitter

February 2nd 2021

Canada’s federal government is voicing its support for Calgary-based Enbridge’s Line 3 project in northern Minnesota as opposition to the pipeline’s construction intensifies.

02/02/21
Author: 
Kenny Stancil
"There is still an opportunity for us to stop" the construction of Line 3, said Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) on Saturday, January 30, 2021. "It is going to be really important for people to raise their voice." (Photo: Giniw Collective/Twitter)

January 30, 2021

"We owe it to future generations, to the Indigenous communities we've signed treaties with, and to every living being on this planet to stop building fossil fuel infrastructure."
 

Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota traveled to the northern part of her state on Saturday to meet with Indigenous leaders and environmental justice advocates who are organizing opposition to Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline project.

25/01/21

The global operational capacity of carbon capture and storage (CCS) currently stands at 39 megatonnes (Mt) of CO2 per year, or roughly 0.1% of global annual emissions, with deployment slow and plagued by accidents. And despite its fervid marketing as a climate saviour, CCS today is primarily used merely to extract more fossil fuels.

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