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Canada favours tar sands companies over human health

Nov 14, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Defence, Toxics

The federal government gives polluters a free pass while it ignores the high cancer rates among some Alberta Indigenous communities. That’s how I’d sum…Read More


Alberta government gives Suncor a free pass on tailings, increases the liability of Albertans

Nov 02, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Defence, Toxics

Last week, the Alberta Energy Regular (AER) made a terrible decision that bowed to corporate power rather than protecting the environment and the public…Read More


New research finds that methane emissions can be reduced at little to no cost

Oct 24, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Defence, Toxics

The world’s leading energy think tank, the International Energy Agency, (IEA) released some startling findings this week showing that the global oil and gas industry…Read More


New scientific research puts urgency to reducing methane leaks from the oil and gas sector

Oct 18, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Defence, Toxics

The research published today in a prestigious scientific journal adds to the mounting evidence that methane emissions from Canada’s oil and gas companies are…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


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


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