Alberta Tar Sands

Major Legal Victory: Canada’s Kinder Morgan Pipeline Stopped

August 31, 2018

Canada’s Federal Court of Appeals completely halted work on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline, scoring a major victory for environmentalists and Canada’s First Nations. It is unlikely that the pipeline project, which would have increased tanker traffic seven-fold, will ever be built, say Eugene Kang and Clayton Thomas Muller

Former Kinder Morgan Engineer Speaks Out Against Trans Mountain Pipeline

March 27, 2018

Romilly Cavanaugh, an environmental engineer who worked for Kinder Morgan, was arrested for participating in non-violent protests in Burnaby, British Columbia. She explains why she opposes the Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline

Anti-Pipeline Indigenous ‘Mass Mobilization’ Has Begun

March 14, 2018

In what may become the ‘Standing Rock of the North’, thousands protest Kinder Morgan’s Trans-Mountain Pipeline expansion, which would carry more toxic tar sands through First Nation territories

Confronting Trudeau on Climate Lies and Kinder Morgan Pipeline

February 13, 2018

TRNN speaks with Clayton Thomas-Muller, an indigenous and environmental activist who challenged Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s pro-pipeline rhetoric during the PM’s cross-country town hall tour

Trudeau Government Ignores Scandal of Toxic ‘Tailings Ponds’

January 30, 2018

Tailings pond remediation expert Regan Boychuk says industry giants have been given 70 years to clean up contamination that scientists say is currently damaging the environment and causing soaring cancer rates in indigenous communities downstream

Activists Crash Press Conference to Challenge Trudeau on Climate Policy

November 22, 2017

Former Trudeau supporters Hayley Zacks and Jake Hubley were arrested after confronting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about his support of the Alberta tar sands and approval of the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion, despite posturing as a ‘climate crusader’

Is Canada a ‘Rogue Nation’ on Climate Change?

November 15, 2017

Canada can’t fight climate change and continue with the Alberta oil sands project, says David Bleakney of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, speaking from the COP23 in Bonn, Germany

Who Funds the World’s Dirtiest Energy Projects?

November 3, 2017

International big banks are ramping up Alberta oil sands projects even though scientists warn it could spell “game over” for human civilization, says Rainforest Action Network’s Alison Kirsch

Canada’s Government Silences Scientists, Sides With Corporate Interests

September 24, 2013

Climate scientists were muzzled from speaking to the press, causing an 80 percent decrease in the coverage of environmental stories

Nurses, Environmentalists Lead Keystone XL Protest in San Francisco

June 21, 2013

National Nurses United lead protest against Keystone XL pipeline highlighting possible health impact.