The Tar Sands Refugees

March 22, 2013By Andy RowellBlog Post, Featured

At least six families have left their homes in the last two years due to air pollution from tar sands operations in Alberta, including from heated bitumen tanks giving off noxious fumes.

Chevron Guilty: Clean Up the Amazon!

May 24, 2011By Andy RowellBlog Post, Featured 3 Comments

Last week it was Shell’s AGM and its turn to face the wrath of shareholders and activists for its appalling environmental record. This week its Chevron’s turn with its AGM tomorrow. Protests kicked off in dramatic style yesterday, when activists from Amazon Watch and Rainforest Action Network rappelled from the Richmond Bridge in the San … Read More

BP “wanted control of the science”

April 18, 2011By Andy RowellBlog Post, Featured

This Wednesday is going to be a painful day for many. The first Anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon will be a deeply painful day for many of the workers who were on the fateful rig, and the families of the deceased. We must remember that eleven people died that day. At least 40 workers were … Read More