Oil - Pipelines

15/10/21
Author: 
John Woodside
Canada is committing to slashing methane emissions from the oil and gas sector as part of a global effort to curb the powerful greenhouse gas. Photo via Dirk Franke / Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 2.0)

October 13th 2021

Canada is committing to slash methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 75 per cent as part of a global effort to curb the powerful greenhouse gas.

15/10/21
Author: 
John Woodside
Canadian parliament - A new poll from Abacus Data shows Ottawa lagging behind what a majority of Canadians want when it comes to climate action. Photo via Splash of Rain / Pexels

October 15th 2021

As Parliament gears up for a new legislative session, a new poll from Abacus Data shows Ottawa lagging behind what a majority of Canadians want when it comes to climate action and implementing a just transition for fossil fuel workers.

14/10/21
Author: 
Damian Carrington
A state-owned coal-fired power plant i in Huainan, Anhui province, China. Photograph: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

Oct. 6, 2021

Trillions of dollars a year are ‘adding fuel to the fire’ of the climate crisis, experts say

The fossil fuel industry benefits from subsidies of $11m every minute, according to analysis by the International Monetary Fund.

13/10/21
Author: 
Adrian Ayres Fisher, originally published by Ecological Gardening
Teaser photo credit: Aerial photograph of open pit mine in the tar sands oil fields of Alberta, Canada.. Howl Arts Collective, Wikimedia, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tar_sands_in_alberta_2008.jpg. Modified by author-supplied photo.

Oct. 8, 2021

Dear Mr. Paulson,

You arguably are one of the most powerful, famous, and networked men in the world, with many important accomplishments. I am the completely ordinary, middle class, volunteer steward of 53 acres of publicly owned, remnant floodplain woodland situated on the banks of the Des Plaines River.

08/10/21
Author: 
John Woodside
Canada is in the top 10 for total emissions, which climate advocates say gives the country an even greater responsibility to align itself with a climate-safe future. Photo by Chris Robert / Unsplash

A new ranking of the planet’s largest polluters has Canada in the top 10 for total emissions, which climate advocates say gives the country an even greater responsibility to align itself with a climate-safe future.

08/10/21
Author: 
Amanda Follett Hosgood
A roadblock preventing Coastal GasLink from accessing a site where it plans to drill under the Morice River, or Wedzin Kwa to the Wet’suwet’en. RCMP have visited the site several times since the camp was created on Sept. 24, making two arrests. Photo by Amanda Follett Hosgood.

4 Oct 2021

On the scene where Coastal GasLink’s plan to install pipe under the river bed has been halted for 11 days.

At the turnoff, four workers with Coastal GasLink security gather in orange and yellow vests, their voices edged with frustration as they talk above four idling pickup trucks that release a haze of exhaust into the early morning light.

Another pickup faces off against the group, blocking access to the rough and muddy spur road that leads to the pipeline worksite.

06/10/21
Author: 
John Woodside
Oil and gas industry groups and climate advocacy organizations in Canada are squaring off to shape the federal government’s just transition strategy. Photo via Hebron

Somewhat amazingly, two words absent from this article are "profits" and "unions." It's like a nature calendar of BC with no pictures of water or trees.

                    - Gene McGuckin

October 6th 2021

As the planet slides into an era of climate breakdown, oil and gas industry groups and climate advocacy organizations in Canada are squaring off to shape the federal government’s just transition strategy.

04/10/21
Author: 
The Associated Press

Oct 04, 2021

Ship's anchor among possible causes of leak, says head of Amplify Energy, which operates pipeline

A person stands near the shore at Huntington State Beach in California on Sunday after a major oil spill that sent an estimated 572,800 litres of heavy crude into the ocean waters. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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