Oil, coal and gas companies that lobby against carbon regulation for their own benefit, buy politicians, spread misleading information, and invest their capital in expanding their reserves rather than developing carbon capture or alternative energy need to be named and shamed -- and their efforts resisted by the rest of society.
Today, a trainload of First Nations from northern B.C. took to the rails (literally) to protest the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway oil pipelines and tankers project. They're doing it to enforce their legal ban on the project, and to protect their freedom to choose their own future, and live according to their own cultures.
A federal government concerned about what's being passed along to the next generation would be a leader in global negotiations for a strong, binding agreement to cut carbon pollution, put in place domestic rules to make polluters pay, and focus on building clean energy infrastructure instead of doubling down on tar sands. Instead, it's doing just the opposite.
OTTAWA - Rich American foundations are not only footing the bill for opposition to Canada's oilsands.Tax returns show the Canadian government has also been the beneficiary of millions of dollars in la...
WASHINGTON - A former inspector for a company that did work on TransCanada's original Keystone pipeline is accusing the Calgary-based company of a cavalier disregard for the environment.Mike Klink was...
The NDP's concerns over the Keystone XL pipeline are not likely to make the party many new friends in Alberta. But are the New Democrats writing off the province, or speaking for an unrepresented por...