The proponents of Raven Coal failed because of their short-sightedness. A risky, 16-year coal mine project is unsustainable in every sense of the word and Central Vancouver Island rightfully rejected this model of long-term pain for short-term gain. So what does this mean, and where do we go from here?
In central Burma, where minerals, community upheaval and foreign investment have collided since political reforms four years ago, the Letpadaung copper mine epitomizes anti-Chinese feelings. A 2012 cr...
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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.
TORONTO, Cananda - Sherritt International Corp. (TSX:S) is selling its coal business for a total of $946 million, with Westmoreland Coal paying about half that amount to acquire the company's operatin...
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 induced global warming continues to obliterate cora...
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.
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.