Oil - Pipelines

John Woodside & Cloe Logan
Illustration by Ata Ojani

Sept. 7, 2022

Deep under the choppy waters off Newfoundland and Labrador’s coast lies the key to the province's financial future: billions of barrels of oil it hopes will be extracted over the coming years.

Gooderham Nathan

[Web page editor: Read this exposure of the Canadian government's duplicity on emissions.]

Aug 23 2022 - 

Jake Johnson
People look at a coal-fired power plant in Peitz, Germany on October 29, 2021. (Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Sept. 1, 2022

"Fossil fuel subsidies are a roadblock to a more sustainable future," said the head of the International Energy Agency.

An analysis published this week found that government subsidies bolstering the production and consumption of coal, oil, and gas nearly doubled in 2021, even as climate scientists warned that fossil fuel development must be rapidly cut off if the international community is to have any hope of stopping runaway planetary warming.

Compiled by Mitchell Beer

Aug. 7, 2022

Canada’s biggest fossil companies are lining up to dismiss the federal government’s new emissions cap for their sector as “very aggressive” and “almost unrealistic”, even as Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault hastens to offer them flexibility and an extended deadline to hit the long-awaited target.

Natasha Bulowski
Trans Mountain will not have to come up with an additional $1.1 billion to cover the cleanup cost of possible oil spills from TMX, the Canada Energy Regulator has decided. Photo by Jesse Winter / Canada's National Observer

Aug. 23, 2022

Trans Mountain will not have to come up with an additional $1.1 billion to cover the cleanup cost of possible oil spills from its expansion project, the Canada Energy Regulator has decided.

Natasha Bulowski
A dead salmon is photographed in the Coquihalla River near a Trans Mountain worksite. Photo by Kate Tairyan

Aug. 12, 2022

Four B.C. MPs are urging the federal government to halt the construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline and expansion project at least until salmon have finished spawning. The call comes after environmental group Protect the Planet documented salmon dying near a Trans Mountain worksite in Hope, B.C., last week.

Vijay Prashad and Manolo de los Santos
Cuba is receiving assistance from Venezuela and Mexico to extinguish the blaze, which began on August 5. Image: Peoples Dispatch

Aug. 11, 2022


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