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New report shreds pro-pipeline myths

Sep 21, 2017 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change, Energy East

Building pipelines to tidewater—like Energy East—will not fetch higher prices for tar sands oil. And we don’t need more tar sands pipelines to supply…Read More


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


B.C. government takes a stand to stop Kinder Morgan and respect Indigenous rights

Aug 15, 2017 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change

Last week, the new provincial government in British Columbia (B.C.) put some meat on the bones of its promise to “use every tool in…Read More


Entering the home stretch to fix Canada’s broken pipeline regulator

Aug 04, 2017 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change

It’s been over a year since the federal government first launched its process to overhaul Canada’s environmental laws and fix the National Energy Board…Read More


Canada’s largest tar sands producer is lobbying the Ontario government on fossil fuel subsidies

Aug 02, 2017 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change

Suncor, the largest tar sands producer in the country, is lobbying the Ontario government on fossil fuel subsidies, even as it continues to rake…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


Why electric vehicles will rule the world

Jun 06, 2017 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

This is a guest blog by Michael Brigham,  president and co-founder of SolarShare, Canada’s leading renewable energy co-operative.     I have been involved in…Read More


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