Monday, May 6 was a big day in Oregon in the fight against fossil fuels. In a big win for water and our climate, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) delivered a potentially fatal blow to the Jordan Cove LNG project and the Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline.
The Canadian tar sands industry has suffered another significant setback trying to get is carbon intensive product to market in the US.
Some twenty four years after Saro-Wiwa’s death, along with eight of his colleagues, who were illegally murdered by the Nigerian Government for their campaign against Shell, a Dutch court today heard from the widows of those hung.
“We are concerned for the safety of our residents and our dogs”
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has another crisis on his hands and once again his administration seems to be ciding with oil and gas. His political legacy is on the line once more.
Bolsonaro’s decree could eventually pave the way for the dismantling of the indigenous reserve system, which would allow mining and oil interests to move into the Amazon unchallenged.
“All of the promises made to political groups and the people will be kept,” said a victorious Jair Bolsonaro, the new President of Brazil after his election victory earlier this week.
What does it say about the prospects for multi-billion dollar tar sands oil pipelines, that a national government felt the need to buy a project outright in order to try to save it? When Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau decided to buy-out a failing tar sands pipeline from texas-based Kinder Morgan last month, it exposed … Read More
Are we witnessing the beginning of the end of Canada? Is this really how the end of the nation state begins?
As the clock ticks down until the May 31 deadline over the controversial Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline project, which will triple the amount of tar sands being transported from Alberta to the British Columbian coast, the campaign against its expansion is spreading abroad.