The campaign against the controversial Kinder Morgan pipeline escalated yesterday when Indigenous leaders from across Canada and the United States came together to inaugurate Kwekwecnewtxw – “the place to watch from” – whilst others started building a traditional Coast Salish “Watch House” near the pipeline route.
Trade wars may be good in the chaotic mind of this President, but he has infuriated his buddies in the oil and gas industry by slapping tariffs on imported steel.
“When even Enbridge is calling this a subsidy, you know Alberta’s XL bailout is another desperate attempt at a lifeline for a pipeline that will never be built. Keystone XL would be a disaster for the climate, and watching governments bend over backwards to be a part of that is heartbreaking in a year where you could barely catch your breath between climate disasters.”
The proposed Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and Pacific Connector pipeline would be a substantial source of climate pollution for decades to come. This briefing provides an estimate of the project lifecycle emissions and provides the climate rational for rejecting the proposed project.
A new report released by Oil Change International details, for the first time, the full accounting of greenhouse gas emissions that would result from the proposed Jordan Cove LNG Export terminal and Pacific Connector fracked gas Pipeline project in Oregon.
Senator Jeff Merkley from Oregon has abandoned his support for the controversial Jordan Cove Project LNG project in Coos Bay, as it will, amongst other things “become the largest carbon polluter in Oregon.”
This analysis provides five clear reasons why fossil gas is not a “bridge fuel.” It shows that even with zero methane leakage, gas is not a climate change solution.
Last Friday, FERC continued it’s rubber-stamping ways. Fortunately for pipeline fighters, fights against these two fracked gas pipelines is far from over. Here’s a selection of community voices responding to FERC’s terrible pipeline approvals of Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast’s certificates.
This is an important day in the fight against climate change in Canada. Realizing that Energy East would never would never be allowed if its full climate impact was accounted for, TransCanada has walked away from the project.
“Trump has once again proved himself to be a reckless cynic doing the bidding of his billionaire developer friends. What he and his big business cronies call ‘streamlining,’ Americans recognize as cutting corners and ramming dangerous projects down the throats of citizens voicing opposition.”