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Harper's New Climate PR Campaign Is Downright Orwellian

Carol Linnitt | Posted 09.26.2014 | Canada Politics
Carol Linnitt

Facing criticism in the lead up to the U.N. Climate Summit, which prime minister Stephen Harper did not attend, the Harper Government released a new public outreach campaign through Environment Canada. Already critics are pointing to the apparent disparity between the Environment Canada campaign and Canada's waning reputation on the international stage.

Academics Call For Oilsands Moratorium

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.25.2014 | Canada Business

Canada needs a moratorium on new oilsands projects and pipelines, says a group of Canadian and U.S. academics.In a comment article in the prominent sc...

Is Canada Really An 'Energy Superpower'?

Carol Linnitt | Posted 05.18.2014 | Canada
Carol Linnitt

Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver attended the East Coast Energy Conference last week, where he said: "Canada is emerging as a 21st century energy...

Ex-Harper Appointee: Canada A 'Rogue State' On Environment

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.01.2014 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - A former Harper government appointee used a keynote speech at a Washington event Monday to trample Canadian authorities' message on oil p...

The Doublespeak of the Dirty Carbon Economy

DeSmog Canada | Posted 10.13.2013 | Canada Politics
DeSmog Canada

The world's leading scientists agree that carbon pollution from burning these fuels is rapidly heating the planet. This scientific reality creates a challenge for people still bent on increasing carbon pollution for self-enrichment: they need to convince us that the bad they are perpetrating is somehow good.

Window To Avoid 'Irreversible Climate Change Is Closing Quickly'

CBC | Posted 07.05.2012 | Canada

About a dozen protesters, including one of Canada's leading energy-environment economists, were arrested Saturday after setting up a bloc...

Canadian Environmentalists Don't Have Time to Be Polite

Matt Price | Posted 07.04.2012 | Canada Politics
Matt Price

Canadians are generally an obedient lot, so what gives with the plan of a group of Canadians to block Warren Buffett's coal trains near Vancouver this Saturday? Those on the train tracks and those standing up for alternatives to the tar sands, while maybe considered radical, might just be the new responsible.