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Far from harmonized: Canada fails to match U.S. actions on climate change

Sep 18, 2014 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy

Less than 24 hours after President Barack Obama won the presidency back in 2008, several of Prime Minister Harper’s ministers stated that Canada would…Read More


The ugly truth about Energy East – North America’s largest proposed tar sands pipeline

Aug 19, 2014 by Adam Scott ()

Categories: Clean Economy

Oil companies like TransCanada spend millions of dollars on ads to greenwash their projects. But no amount of slick advertising can hide the truth…Read More


Portland Maine has the last word on pipelines

Jul 23, 2014 by Adam Scott ()

Categories: Clean Economy

The lovely seaside town of South Portland, Maine would seem far away from the growing movement opposing tar sands and related pipelines taking root…Read More


A(nother) tough week for pipelines

Jul 16, 2014 by Hannah McKinnon ()

Categories: Clean Economy

It is not an easy time to be a pipeline proponent. Just a few short years ago most pipeline proposals were considered by some…Read More


(Still) Fuelling the Problem

Jul 11, 2014 by Hannah McKinnon ()

Categories: Clean Economy

Ending fossil fuel subsidies was one of the first climate campaigns I worked on. In 2009, it was one of the few places within…Read More


Paying the ultimate price for tar sands expansion

Jul 08, 2014 by Hannah McKinnon ()

Categories: Clean Economy

Yesterday, a new study was published confirming the link between toxins from the tar sands and damages to human health. For years, First Nations…Read More


Ontario is ready to get serious about climate change

Jul 08, 2014 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

Last Thursday, with the speech from the throne, the 41st Parliament of Ontario officially opened. The speech from throne is typically wide ranging, and…Read More


Breaking news: Canadians vastly overestimate the role of the tar sands in Canada’s economy

Jul 04, 2014 by Hannah McKinnon ()

Categories: Clean Economy

We’ve been having a lot of conversations lately about the role of the tar sands in Canada’s economy. We’ve chatted with friends, neighbours, and…Read More


A quiet release of some big climate news

Jun 26, 2014 by Hannah McKinnon ()

Categories: Clean Economy

Just the other day a major report found its way on to the Natural Resources Canada website with no fanfare. The topic? Climate change…Read More


Putting a face on the risks of Energy East

Jun 23, 2014 by Naomi Carniol (Sr. Communications Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy

It’s one thing to talk about how the Energy East tar sands pipeline would put the drinking water, health, and environment of millions of…Read More


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