The Norwegian company, Equinor, has announced it was abandoning plans to drill for oil in the highly ecologically sensitive, Great Australian Bight, which has been a battleground between conservationists and the industry for years.
This is what climate momentum looks like. Teck Resources has just withdrawn its C$20 billion application to build what was the largest ever tar sands mine in northern Alberta.
According to the Star newspaper, a federal Canadian corporation might lend money to support the highly controversial Coastal GasLink pipeline, with a decision expected next week.
What is Trudeau willing to do? He has a choice. He can carry on the fossil fuel economy, and bludgeon First Nations rights in the process or he can de-escalate, de-carbonise and de-colonise.