Joe Oliver Rips Into NASA Climate Scientist

Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver had harsh words on Wednesday for a renowned NASA scientist who spoke out against the oil sands. Climatologist James Hansen “should be ashamed” of his criticisms o...

Fact-Checking Canada's Environmental Record

With consideration of the Keystone XL pipeline proposal heading into the home stretch, a parade of Canadian politicians have been making the trek to the U.S. to try to convince the Obama Administration of the pipeline's merits.The good news is that the recent visitors -- from Premiers Redford and Wall to federal Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver -- now acknowledge that Canada's environmental record is crucial to the upcoming U.S. decision.The bad news is that there are some gaping holes in that record.