Oil - Pipelines

03/07/24
Author: 
John Woodside
Illustration by Ata Ojani/Canada's National Observer

July 3, 2024

Natural Resources Canada tapped a fossil fuel lobby group to help provide recommendations on expanding the nascent hydrogen sector, documents obtained by Canada’s National Observer reveal.

03/07/24
Author: 
Nick Gottlieb
American fighter planes in formation at the Ramstein Air Base in Germany. It serves as the headquarters for the United States Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA) and NATO Allied Air Command (AIRCOM). Photo by Roland Balik/US Air Force/Flickr.

Jun. 27, 2024

There is no path to a renewable future which leaves American hegemony in place

The United States has a material, vested interest in obstructing progress on climate change. This argument, laid out by Amitav Ghosh in his 2021 book The Nutmeg’s Curse, is crucial for understanding the politics not just of climate change, but of the world: everything from the American trade war against Chinese renewable technologies to the ongoing genocide in Gaza can be linked to it.

30/06/24
Author: 
Richard Sandbrook
Let's Change - End Fossil Fuels Now

Jun. 30, 2024

You can have a scientifically rigorous diagnosis of climate change, together with a plethora of reasonable policies to tackle the problem, but if your program lacks a strong coalition and powerful political strategy, it will fail.

29/06/24
Author: 
Stella Levantesi
Oil platforms in the North Sea. Credit: joiseyshowaa (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Jun. 19, 2024

A new report shows oil majors fall short of meeting Paris Agreement targets while fueling global military conflicts.

Oil majors are not on track to hit Paris Agreement climate targets that limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C, a new report reveals.

29/06/24
Author: 
Geoff Dembicki
Imperial CEO Brad Corson appeared before a parliamentary committee this month. Credit: House of Commons

Jun. 27, 2024

The company has removed dozens of documents referencing the technology from its website following passage of a new anti-greenwashing law.

Exxon’s Canadian subsidiary Imperial Oil has deleted from its website a document in which its CEO and chairman Brad Corson claims to investors that carbon capture and storage is “critical” to achieving the “climate goals outlined in the Paris Agreement.” 

17/06/24
Author: 
Marc Fawcett-Atkinson
The proposed Prince Rupert Gas Transmission project pipeline will cut east to west across roughly 900 kilometers of northern B.C. Photo by Jason Drury/Flickr

Jun. 14, 2024

B.C.'s energy regulator has created a legal loophole that is facilitating a "last-ditch" effort to build a liquefied natural gas pipeline in northern B.C.

06/06/24
Author: 
Benjamin Shingler
A vendor prepares his umbrella as hot days continue in Manila, Philippines. Sizzling heat across Asia and the Middle East in late April that echoed last year’s destructive swelter was made more likely because of human-caused climate change, a study found. (Aaron Favila/The Associated Press)

Jun. 5, 2024

'We're shattering global temperature records and reaping the whirlwind,' UN secretary-general says

The planet's string of record-breaking temperatures has continued for a full year, with May marking the 12th consecutive month for which its average temperature set a new record for that month.

06/06/24
Author: 
Scott Dance
A person waits for the bus in the shade on Tuesday in Sacramento, where temperatures topped 100 degrees during the summer’s first heat wave there. (Carlos Barria/Reuters)

Jun. 5, 2024

Temperatures surpassed the 1.5-degree Celsius warming threshold over the past year, and scientists warn they will again soon.

A streak of record-setting heat that began last summer has now persisted for an entire year across the globe, researchers announced Wednesday, pushing Earth closer to a dangerous threshold that the world’s nations have pledged not to cross.

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