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Carrier’s Liability: Kinder Morgan’s Achilles Heel

Carrier’s Liability: Kinder Morgan’s Achilles Heel

Once oil leaves the dock, says Kinder Morgan representative, the company is not responsible for tanker spills in BC waters.

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Transport Minister expresses concerns over sending oil through Churchill

Transport Minister expresses concerns over sending oil through Churchill

Canada’s federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt recently came out bluntly against shipping oil through Canada’s north.

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David Suzuki: Trading water for fuel is fracking crazy

David Suzuki: Trading water for fuel is fracking crazy

It would be impossible to live without water. Yet, in our mad rush to extract and sell every drop of gas and oil as quickly as possible, we’re trading precious water for fossil fuels.

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David Suzuki: Rail versus pipeline is the wrong question

David Suzuki: Rail versus pipeline is the wrong question

The question isn’t about whether to use rail or pipelines. It’s about how to reduce our need for both.

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Energy choices risk climate chaos for Atlantic Canada – Science Matters

Energy choices risk climate chaos for Atlantic Canada – Science Matters

When it comes to climate change, our future will not be determined by chance but by choice. We can choose to ignore the science, or we can change our ways and reduce carbon emissions and our dependence on fossil fuels.

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David Suzuki: Does selling off our resources make us an energy superpower?

David Suzuki: Does selling off our resources make us an energy superpower?

Energy is on everyone’s minds these days. Prime Minister Stephen Harper is determined to make Canada an energy superpower, fuelled mostly by Alberta’s tar sands.

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David Suzuki: Government must heed environment commissioner’s warnings

David Suzuki: Government must heed environment commissioner’s warnings

The federal government’s failure to protect the environment is putting Canadians’ health and economy at risk.

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Peaceful
 act 
of 
civil 
disobedience
 planned 
for 
October
 to 
defend
 Canada’s 
west 
coast
 from 
tar 
sands 
pipelines 
and
 tankers

Peaceful
 act 
of 
civil 
disobedience
 planned 
for 
October
 to 
defend
 Canada’s 
west 
coast
 from 
tar 
sands 
pipelines 
and
 tankers

Declared to be the largest peaceful
 act 
of 
civil 
disobedience ever in Canada! Over 80 influential leaders from the business, First Nations, environmental, labour, academic, medical and artistic communities across Canada today announced an upcoming mass sit-in in front of the provincial legislature in Victoria, British Columbia on October 22. The sit-in will oppose tar sands pipelines and tankers and the threats they would pose to the west coast.

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Video: Oil Wars

Here is a really good moving infographic about what “Peak Oil” is all about. Entitled, “Oil Wars” by Alexander Perry on Vimeo. The following is a message from Post Carbon Institute: In recent months we’ve seen a spate of assertions that peak oil is a worry of the past thanks to so-called “new technologies” that can […]

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Fuelling the future requires bold vision

Fuelling the future requires bold vision

B.C.’s Christy Clark was right to walk away from a national energy strategy. She just did it for the wrong reasons.

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