Alberta oil

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.

Tzeporah Berman slams province's new "minimum requirements" as paving way for oil pipelines and tankers

Well-known environmentalist and author Tzeporah Berman slammed the BC government's "minimum requirements" for the Enbridge Northern Gateway oil pipeline project today.  The requirements were...

While Harper dithers, provincial CO2 imbalance problem burns

When it comes to doing something about the climate crisis, Canada has developed an unstable split personality while Stephen Harper dithers.

350.org's anonymous oil sands photo highlights worker struggles

An anonymous oil sands employee shares a vision for a clean energy future, suggesting workers in the industry do their jobs because don't have a choice. Not everyone agrees.

Canada's oil sands means "game over" for planet, warns NASA scientist James Hansen

NASA climate scientist James Hanson warns that Canada's ongoing development of tar sands oil could cause irreversible climate change to the planet.

Two thousand protest Enbridge oilsands pipeline in Prince Rupert

Prince Rupert police estimate 2,000 people turned out to protest the proposed Enbridge oilsands pipeline in northern B.C.

No oil pipeline here: Enbridge Northern Gateway Joint Review Panel in Smithers finds 100% opposition

Wet'suwet'en Chief Darlene Glaim: "We have always held title to our land and have not negotiated it away...Our lands keep us spiritually, physically and emotionally healthy."

Harper government overstepped big time

The carbon belongs to Canada, VO climate change blogger Barry Saxifrage wrote me in an email this morning.  He said he noticed that David Suzuki quoted a stat from an article saying that 40 per...

Joe Oliver channels famous autocrat with open letter (hint: al-Assad)

A federal minister called critics of the Northern Gateway pipeline foreign-controlled radicals intent on destroying Canada's economy. Did Syria's al-Assad crib his speaking notes?