Oil - Pipelines

29/10/21
Author: 
Seth Klein
Premier John Horgan released his government’s CleanBC Roadmap to 2030 this week, but Seth Klein is not impressed. Photo via Province of British Columbia / Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

October 27th 2021

This week, as governments prepare to head off to Glasgow, Scotland, for the UN’s COP26 climate negotiations, the B.C. government released the long-awaited update to its provincial climate plan, dubbed its “CleanBC Roadmap to 2030.”

28/10/21
Author: 
John Woodside
G20 leaders will be gathering in Rome this weekend, where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will arrive with a new record in hand: Canada has given more to the oil and gas industry than any of its peers. Photo via Coastal GasLink

October 28th 2021

On the eve of the most significant climate meeting since the Paris Agreement was signed, G20 leaders will be gathering in Rome this weekend, where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will arrive with a new record in hand: Canada has given more from the public coffers to the oil and gas industry than any of its peers.

28/10/21
Author: 
Ross Belot
Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet included green equalization in his party's platform. And under that scenario, Alberta would pay and Quebec would receive, writes Ross Belot. File photo by Andrew Meade

October 28th 2021

Equalization payment policy always produces an energized discussion in Canada, particularly between Quebec and Alberta. During a recent election, a province’s quasi-referendum on changing the concept of equalization was supported by a substantial 41 per cent. Not the one held in Alberta this month, I’m talking about Quebec.

28/10/21
Author: 
John Woodside
Aerial photo of the Athabasca oilsands in Alberta. Photo by Andy S. Wright

October 28th 2021

 

This is the second story in a series analyzing the federal emissions data from Canada's 100 heaviest emitters. The first story looks at the provinces and includes a map of where these facilities are.

28/10/21
Author: 
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RCMP Arrest Likhts'amisyu Hereditary Chief Dsta'hyl and Gitxsan Supporter Colin Sutherland-Wilson
26/10/21
Author: 
Barry Saxifrage
Gasoline cars are even more CO2-intensive than coal power plants. And in Canada, it is gasoline, not coal, that has been driving climate failure. Original photo credits Sarunas Burdulis and Ruben de Rijcke (Wikimedia)

[Editor: But shouldn't we be putting our efforts into public transit not buying EVs?  see: Deconstructing Electric Vehicles on the eve of Glasgow COP26  https://ecosocialistsvancouver.org/article/deconstructing-electric-vehicles-eve-glasgow-cop26]

Oct. 26, 2021

26/10/21
Author: 
John Woodside
mother and child in flood - Without rich countries making the money available to poorer countries to transition to a clean economy, holding onto the Paris goal of 1.5 C will be out of reach. Photo by World Meteorological Organization(CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

October 26th 2021

On Monday, days ahead of a critical UN climate conference, Canada’s Climate Minister Jonathan Wilkinson admitted rich countries have failed to meet a critical international climate financing milestone, and are unlikely to reach it for years to come.

25/10/21
Author: 
V.S. Wells

Oct. 24, 2021

from Passage

The Canada Response Benefit (CRB) will be dead by the time you read this. 

25/10/21
Author: 
Cloe Logan

October 25th 2021

Thousands of dormant well sites dot the landscape of British Columbia, and new rules make some in the province concerned oil and gas companies will delay cleaning them up.

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