Community groups call on federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change to require environmental assessments of oil-by-rail terminals.
Those who profit from our continued reliance on fossil fuels will do what they can to convince us to stay on their expensive, destructive road. It’s up to all of us to help change course.
Once oil leaves the dock, says Kinder Morgan representative, the company is not responsible for tanker spills in BC waters.
Canada’s federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt recently came out bluntly against shipping oil through Canada’s north.
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.
The question isn’t about whether to use rail or pipelines. It’s about how to reduce our need for both.
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.
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.
The federal government’s failure to protect the environment is putting Canadians’ health and economy at risk.
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.
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 […]