A new investigation by Global Witness has examined Shell’s landmark Quest CCS project in Canada, which captures the CO2 from the company’s dirty tar sands operations. According to Global Witness, the Quest plant “is in fact emitting more than it is capturing.”
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Despite climate emergency, the United States, Canada, and Norway “pumping more oil than ever”
Last year the world’s leading climate scientists, the IPCC, issued a “code red” for humanity and outlined how we had to stop oil and gas drilling if we wanted a liveable future. But still we drill. Take three countries who like to see themselves as climate leaders…
Day of Action Against Financing of Keystone XL, Line 3 Pipelines
Today across the nation, activists in 60 cities and 25 states plan to utilize COVID-safe and creative ways to deliver letters calling on major banks to distance themselves from the funding of the toxic Keystone XL and Enbridge’s Line 3 tar sands pipelines.
We have entered the “end game” for oil — with “permanent demand destruction”
As we have been repeatedly saying for months, we are witnessing the end of the oil age. Even once great giants are now crumbling at their core.
Export Development Canada’s Role in Bailing Out the Oil and Gas Sector
Canada’s export bank, Export Development Canada (EDC), already provides on average nearly fourteen billion dollars in support to oil and gas companies each year. As a result, Canada ranks second highest among G20 countries in public finance for fossil fuels. Now the federal government is using EDC to channel even more support to the oil and gas sector, which has been intensely lobbying the government for a bailout package of up to $30 billion.
Fossil fuel companies getting more U.S. bailouts than any other sector
A new analysis from Bailoutwatch concludes that “fossil fuel companies participated in the government’s Paycheck Protection Program to bail out small businesses at far higher rates than companies in other key sectors”.
Response to Canada’s oil and gas bailout announcement
That today’s announcement does not include most of the industry’s wish list is credit to massive public outcry.
With tar sands on “life support”, Canada prepares a multibillion bailout for oil & gas
Rather than fund a just transition, the Canadian government is “preparing a multibillion-dollar bailout package for Canada’s oil and gas sector that is expected to be unveiled early next week”.
Leading banks have poured $2.7 trillion into fossil fuels since Paris, fueling climate chaos
A new report highlights how 35 leading global banks have provided a staggering USD $2.7 trillion to fossil fuel companies since the Paris Agreement in 2015.
Over 40 Nobel Laureates call on PM Trudeau and DPM Freeland to reject the Teck Frontier tar sands mine
Over 40 Nobel Laureates are calling on Prime Minister Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister Freeland to do the right thing for our shared climate and reject the Teck Frontier tar sands mine.