oil sands

Carrie Saxifrage's introduction to upcoming series on Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline proposal

“Super Natural” British Columbia is a magical place. Ten thousand years ago, people, plants and animals filled in behind retreating glaciers to create a generous land. The ocean lavishly fertilized...

More oil sands in the pipeline than the future will want: IEA

Are the tar sands taking a long walk off a short pier?

BC pension fund invests in companies contributing to climate change

With time, even the Canadian government will see a price on carbon as more benign than paying the cost of climate change catastrophes.

First Nations lead the way in Victoria protest against pipelines and oil sands

First Nations leaders led the protests of 4,500 people in Victoria on Monday.

US EPA study shows Canadian bitumen still threatens Kalamazoo River following two years of Enbridge cleanup

Two years after a ruptured Enbridge pipeline spilled Canadian bitumen into the Kalamazoo River, the EPA finds Enbridge's cleanup is inadequate.

Highlights from the Joint Review Panel Technical Hearings on Economics

Important moments for those following the proposed Enbridge pipeline debate closely.

Burnaby MP asks what BC gets out of Kinder Morgan's pipeline expansion

Burnaby-Douglas MP Kennedy Stewart is keeping a close eye on Kinder Morgan’s plans. The Trans Mountain pipeline goes right through his riding. He’s brought the issue up in the House of Commons and...

Kinder Morgan oil sands pipeline expansion plan said to pose risks beyond leaks and spills

While public and media scrutiny centers on oil spills and pipeline leaks, environmentalists are trying to broaden the picture to include the impact of using heavy oil on Vancouver's carbon footprint.

Voters Taking Action on Climate Change photo shoot tackles pipelines and tankers

A huge crowd gathered for the photo shoot for an ad urging Premier Clark to protect the BC coast.

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.