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- A remarkable thing just happened in Canada’s oil patch. Tar sands producers have actually started to cut oil production in the face of growing pipeline constraints. It’s a small but concrete demonstration of the link between new transportation infrastructure like pipelines and climate pollution. It’s also a hint at how the wider oil and gas...
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- 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...
Continue reading 'What Canada’s Pipeline Purchase Means for Line 3 and KXL'.
- “It’s not surprising that Kinder Morgan – successor to fraud-plagued Enron – wants to unload this boondoggle onto taxpayers. What’s surprising and disappointing is that Canada fell for it.”
- Trudeau may finally reveal today the true extent of the stranglehold that Canada’s oil and gas industry has over his government.
- Over 230 civil society groups from 44 countries released an open letter being sent to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, urging him to reject the pipeline and instead begin planning for a managed decline of fossil fuel production and a just transition for workers and impacted communities.
- As millions celebrate Thanksgiving, the bosses at TransCanada will not be in a cheerful, festive mood. They will be wondering what went wrong over the last week, after they seem to have snatched defeat from the jaws of victory.
- Today the Nebraska PSC chose to stand with Trump, climate denial, and Big Oil. Good luck with that. Whatever happens now there is precisely zero chance that the global citizen, investor, and government momentum behind the Paris goals and against the fossil fuel industry will be stopped. Even if Trump and the PSC are out, the rest of the world is #stillin.
- FERC has ignored all the evidence and certified these destructive gas pipeline projects as ‘convenient and necessary’ – when in fact they are neither.
- Community activists and organizations sent a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today, signed by 118 groups, demanding the agency halt all construction of the Rover gas pipeline, and to embark upon an extensive review of its approval policies.
- Oil majors are dumping Canada’s tar sands assets and investors are walking away from new projects. It’s the latest sign that the massive expansion the industry planned at the start of this decade is quickly falling apart. Canada’s status as one of the highest cost, highest carbon sources of oil is hurting the industry and...
Continue reading 'A fading future for the tar sands'.
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