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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
No oil pipeline here: Enbridge Northern Gateway joint review panel in Burns Lake finds more opposition
The Enbridge Northern Gateway Joint Review Panel moved south to Burns Lake on Tuesday and began with drumming and songs by the Wet’suwet’en and Lake Babine Nations. Despite a request by...
Jan 18th, 2012
In rural B.C., diverging opinions on logging pristine forest
Over 6,200 petitioners have voiced their concern over clear-cutting forests on the coastal B.C. island. But are all Cortes Island residents on the same page?
Jan 15th, 2012
B.C. worried about foreign funding for tar sands, not environmental groups: pipeline poll
With hearings starting tomorrow, the Conservative government has accused opponents of the Northern Gateway pipeline of being foreign-funded radicals. But a new poll suggests otherwise.
David P. Ball
Jan 9th, 2012
Canada and the environment: key events from 2011
From Greens in Parliament to tar sands opposition and the Kyoto Protocol, here's a summary of some of the year's most important environmental issues and events.
Dec 21st, 2011
Canada 'fiddles while planet burns', says Councillor David Cadman at Durban climate talks
Where in the world is Councillor David Cadman? Fighting climate change in Durban.
David P. Ball
Dec 2nd, 2011
Canadians worry about global warming: poll
Despite what the world may think of us, most Canadians care about global warming.
Dec 1st, 2011
If Oprah Winfrey is willing to plug "Ethical Oil", why stop with the tar sands?
If an “ethical” brand make-over can make our tar sands smell sweet, just imagine how many other profitable (but deadly) industries it can pry open for us.
Sep 30th, 2011
Shrinking of Arctic sea ice affecting weather patterns, says new report
"It's not like Las Vegas. What happens in the Arctic doesn't stay in the Arctic.''
Sep 15th, 2011
Tzeporah Berman gives pointers to young would-be environmental activists
At the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Conference, activist Tzeporah Berman met with a downcast Canadian Youth Delegation. Harper’s government had punched far above its weight to ensure a meaningless...
Sep 8th, 2011