tar sands

COP20 Protesters Draw Attention to Corporate Presence at Negotiations

December 9, 2014

The final agreement is unlikely to set a plan to phase out fossil fuels, says Chris Williams, professor of physics and chemistry at Pace University

Canadians Protest Against Pipelines, Climate Change Policy

May 9, 2014

Journalist Jenny Uechi and First Nations Activist Amanda Lickers discuss the May 10 day of action

Keystone XL Pipeline Likely Not Headed for Senate Vote

May 6, 2014

First Nation activist Clayton Thomas-Muller & journalist Steve Horn discuss reports that the push to force a Senate vote on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline has been thwarted

From Pipelines to Peladeau – Canadian Report

March 20, 2014

Yves Engler and Linda Solomon Wood discuss native resistance to tar sands pipeline and media mogul Pierre Karl Peladeau running as candidate for the Parti Quebecois

NASA Climate Predictions Show Serious Threat To Humanity

March 11, 2014

Dahr Jamail says that though some journalists avoid linking weather patterns to climate change, global warming still exists

Protestors Rally Against Proposed Maryland Fracked Gas Processing Facility

February 24, 2014

Activists rally against Dominion Resources’s proposed facility to process and ship natural gas across the globe

‘Climate Hubs’ A Good Step But Obama’s Policies Still Leading to Climate Disaster

February 5, 2014

Renowned climate scientist Michael Mann says its necessary for the Obama administration help farmers deal with climate change, but moving forward forward the Keystone XL, it will be the worst decision of his presidency and could bring the planet closer to climate disaster

Obama’s Energy Plan Cannot Seriously Address The Impending Climate Crisis

January 29, 2014

Janet Redman: The green energy plan outlined by Obama is full of too many contradictions, such as calling for the end of subsidies to coal and oil companies while facilitating the expansion of fossil fuel facilities

Economics, the Environment and Our Common Wealth

January 27, 2014
Scott Smith: With an aging infrastructure and a dramatic increase in transport volume, oil spills will become more common

NAFTA Strengthened Canada’s Corporate Class

January 7, 2014

Engler: Free trade deal bolstered neoliberal capitalism in Canada and opened it up to further resource extraction