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Canadian officials use Ethical Oil talking points in Keystone XL sales pitch

In the debate over the Keystone XL pipeline, Alberta Premier Alison Redford and Canada's Ambassador to the US Gary Doer push 'ethical oil' talking points on the American public.

New York Times discontinues Green blog

Readers expressed dismay as The Times shut down its Green blog, only weeks after dismantling its environmental desk.

LNG coming to BC, big and fast. Are you ready?

The LNG industry is bearing down on the province like high speed train and, according to Natural Resource Minister Joe Oliver, this is what the citizens of B.C. want, except for those few...

Experts call Canada's climate bluff

Canadian politicians may want the world to believe the country has a clean climate record, but environmental experts say nothing could be further from the truth. Prominent Canadian and U.S. climate...

Ancient Forests of Cortes Island #3: The Delight Lake Watershed

Video: Biologist Sabina Leader Mense and woodworker Fred Savage take us into the Delight Lake Watershed, where we discuss the vital ecological services of the standing forest.

Premier Clark opens her arms to LNG industry at Canada's first international LNG conference

Fifteen First Nations along the Pacific Trails Pipeline signed a benefits agreement with Apache and Shell oil companies worth up to $200 million and received a provincial loan for $32 million.

Premier Clark at LNG conference: BC will not be undersold

Premier Clark’s sense of urgency at the BC Province's LNG conference was similar to that of climate stability advocates – except that hers is for rapid deployment of the LNG industry. This is a...

Land grab cheats North Dakota tribes out of $1 billion, suits allege

Native Americans on an oil-rich North Dakota reservation have been cheated out of more than $1 billion by schemes to buy drilling rights for lowball prices, a flurry of recent lawsuits assert. And,...

The electric vehicle is ready. Are you?

EVs are associated with the attributes of intelligence, responsibility and power. So are they sexy yet?

Arctic madness

Are we so blinded by our fossil fuel addiction that no-one can see that getting excited about a melting Arctic because you can mine it is suicidal?
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