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Oil and gas industry resists new oil sands emissions standards, claims opposition is "ideological"

New documents released through Access to Information legislation show the oil and gas industry resisting strengthened emissions standards in Alberta.
Carbon Bubble from The Carbon Tracker Initiative's report Unburnable Carbon

Canada’s fossil fuels a risky investment: Global Carbon Budget

What does the global 'carbon budget' mean for Canada? Senior economist with the CCPA Marc Lee explains a significant portion of Canada's carbon reserves will have to remain in the ground.
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Canadian Taxpayers Fund Harper’s $65,000 Keystone XL Advertising Trip

Recently revealed documents show Stephen Harper's recent trip to New York to promote the Keystone XL pipeline cost Canadian taxpayers more than $65,000.

1.5M Litres and Counting: Volume of CNRL Tar Sands Seepage Growing

New figures released from the Alberta Energy Regulator show 1.5 million litres recovered so far.

AER Failing to Protect Public Interest, Communicate Openly on CNRL Cold Lake Spills

New report criticizes the Alberta Energy Regulator for mishandling ongoing CNRL spills near Cold Lake.

CNRL Cold Lake bitumen seepage hits 1.2 million litres

The ongoing subsurface oil spill at CNRL's Cold Lake site continues to push bitumen above ground, according to a new Alberta Energy Regulator update.

Happy Canada Day? Learning about Treaties in tar sands territory

Want to be patriotic on Canada Day? Consider learning about the treaties.

Peter Kent defends Canada's climate change record

Federal environment minister defends Canada's climate change record as US casts critical eye North.
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Oil spill experts tell review panel Enbridge proposal is too risky

Oil spill experts tell National Energy Board panel that Enbridge's oil tanker and pipeline proposal is too risky.