Coal Mining

Supreme Court Ruling Paves Way For Tahltan's Own Land Case

Annita McPhee | Posted 07.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Annita McPhee

Without Tahltan consent, and against the clear wishes that our people have expressed, Fortune Minerals continues to press ahead with its plans to build the Arctos Anthracite open-pit coal mine on Mount Klappan in Tahltan territory. We will continue to work hard for our people and hope both the province and Fortune see that their current approach is not working, and the current path they are on is the wrong one.

An Economic Case To Protect Our Natural Treasures

Sangita Iyer | Posted 09.27.2013 | Canada
Sangita Iyer

In a world dominated by the almighty dollar, it's becoming more important now than ever before to put a price tag to our natural treasures, as human i...

Mountaintop Removal Mining: The Price of Unchecked Greed

Hassan Arif | Posted 10.13.2011 | Canada
Hassan Arif

In West Virginia, the natural heritage is being destroyed through mountaintop removal mining. The state of West Virginia is, in some respects, like my home province of New Brunswick. The loss or destruction of these natural characteristics would represent a grave loss to us.

Government of the People, by the Corporations, for the Corporations

David Suzuki | Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada
David Suzuki

Tim DeChristopher's ordeal exposes the massive power of the fossil fuel industry. Governments, including the U.S. and Canada's, often do far more to promote the interests of this industry than to protect people's rights and health.