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- On Thursday, August 10th, in Lincoln, NE, activist groups delivered more than 460,000 public comments opposing the Keystone XL pipeline to the Nebraska Public Service Commission.
- With public hearings beginning today in Lincoln, Nebraska, we look at why the Nebraska PSC should be considering whether the pipeline is really needed.
- Stockman’s planned testimony outlines that changing market conditions and realities in the tar sands industry show that there is no market need for Keystone XL pipeline. This testimony has been essentially confirmed by recent statements by TransCanada representatives themselves, who have expressed doubt in finding sufficient shippers to fill the pipeline.
- Who will clean up the mess if oil companies go bust as the whole fossil fuel industry goes from a downcycle into a potential “death spiral”?
- In a dramatic turn of events, it looks like all bust and no more boom for the Alberta tar sands, according to our recent analysis based on industry data. In reality, future rates of production will likely be insufficient to fill even one new pipeline.
- The oil industry's own data shows that the tar sands are on the edge of decline – but the key question is if they will take everyone else down with them.
- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 29, 2017 CONTACT Lorne Stockman, lorne [at] priceofoil.org, +1 540 679 1097 Adam Scott, adam [at] priceofoil.org, +1 416 347 3858 Data driven reality check points to end of growth in the tar sands. A new briefing released today points to a dramatic drop-off in investment in growth in the tar...
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- Oil Change International June 2017 Download the PDF Briefing. The Alberta tar sands are among the world’s largest oil reserves. While investment and expected growth in the industry have been high for the last decade, new industry data paints a dramatically different picture of the sector moving forward. Key findings: Anticipated tar sands production growth is...
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- Reading or watching videos from someone like Ezra Levant, a man who used to sell cigarettes, should come with a health warning.
- Big banks’ business as usual is killing the climate. From 2014 to 2016, big banks around the world poured $290 billion into extreme fossil fuel companies and failed to respect human rights.
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