Oil Sands Project in the Dock

May 7, 2008By Andy RowellBlog Post

Another day, another court room battle concerning big oil. This time its oil sands in the dock. Imperial Oil’s (majority owned by Exxon) fight to win the right to drain muskeg at an oil sands project begins today in an Alberta courtroom. At a time of intense public scrutiny of the region and the way … Read More

Canada’s Stephen Harper Is An “Eco-Criminal”

November 27, 2007By Andy RowellBlog Post 1 Comment

Although one dinosaur Commonwealth leader, John Howard of Australia has thankfully been confined to history, there are others out there still grazing happily. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been called “a saboteur” and “environmental criminal” for refusing to sign up to a climate deal at the Commonwealth meeting in Africa. Harper, was also condemned … Read More