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Who counts the emissions when you export them?
According to a report released last week by the Sightline Institute, the Pacific Northwest is poised to become a major global carbon export hub for coal, tar sands oil and natural gas.
May 22nd, 2013
BC Premier Christy Clark not working hard enough for LNG fracking, energy expert says
At the Canadian Oil and Gas Export in Vancouver, a gas expert harshly criticized Premier Clark's "slow and archaic" government and said she should hire new staff.
Jun 3rd, 2012
Climate change stunner: USA leads world in CO2 cuts since 2006
Climate pollution per American has fallen to levels not seen for half a century. What's going on?
Jun 2nd, 2012
Tar sands vs. entire nations
Which is larger: potential tar sands emissions or all the past emissions from China? From India? From 150 nations combined? New chart says...
Mar 12th, 2012
Freezing to death in a warming climate: yellow-cedars in trouble
For decades a mysterious force has been decimating our iconic yellow-cedars. The culprit turns out to be global warming stealing their winter blankets.
Feb 8th, 2012
All the oil pumped down Enbridge's North B.C. pipeline will be spilled
Every gallon of tar sands crude that Enbridge wants to pump down its proposed BC pipeline will be effectively spilled -- into the atmosphere.
Jan 16th, 2012