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Albertans want strong methane regulations for the oil and gas sector

Sep 06, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Those who live in Alberta  — a province with a large oil and gas industry — agree that regulating pollutants like methane is better…Read More


Why is nothing being done about toxic tailings ponds leaking into Alberta rivers?

Sep 05, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Toxics

The volume of tailings ponds from tar sands development has now exceeded a trillion litres…and growing. That’s the conclusion from recently published research.  …Read More


Reducing Canada's methane emissions should be a no-brainer

Jul 26, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

  There are so many good reasons for Canada to have strong methane regulations. Here are a few: Methane is a potent greenhouse gas…Read More


Getting carbon pricing right is the key to making it effective

Jul 25, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Carbon polluters should pay for their emissions. That’s pretty obvious. Putting a price on carbon gives companies, governments, and individuals an incentive to reduce…Read More


Tailings ponds a growing liability for Albertans

Jun 26, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

More than a trillion litres. That’s the total volume of liquid tailings that has been created by the tar sands industry in Alberta.  …Read More


Our rivers are at risk from tar sands oil pipelines

Jun 06, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Energy East

I know it’s a cliché but our rivers are the lifeblood of our existence. It’s not possible to over-emphasize the ecological, historical, cultural, and…Read More


Top 10 reasons why Canada needs to regulate methane emissions now

Apr 26, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Canada has a gas problem—a methane gas problem. New research shows that methane emissions are significantly higher than reported by the oil and gas…Read More


Carbon emissions create impacts on communities

Apr 13, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Two international reports out this week highlight both ends of the climate change problem. First, carbon emissions from countries like Canada are high and…Read More


The Federal Budget needs to invest in the pan-Canadian climate framework

Mar 21, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

It’s often said that governments signal their priorities through what they spend money on. Well this week’s federal budget can signal the importance of…Read More


Great news for the Arctic – and the planet!

Dec 22, 2016 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Yesterday, we chalked up another big win for the environment. The U.S. and Canadian governments placed an indefinite ban on issuing new oil and…Read More


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