Tar Sands

Judge Stops Short of Full Support for Line 3 Pipeline

<b>Saint Paul, MN</b> -- Today, an administrative law judge stopped short of recommending that the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approve all …

Energy

Activists May Argue Pipeline Shutdown Was Necessary Due to Climate Change, Court Rules

The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Monday that four climate activists facing criminal charges may use an unusual "necessity defense" over their …

Energy

I feel betrayed by the government and a system that has destroyed the spirit of my people

The struggle over the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion has been heating up over the past month and has reached new levels of intensity …

Canada

The Latest: Environmental groups oppose Enbridge ruling

The Latest on Enbridge Energy's proposed Line 3 replacement (all times local):<p>6:20 p.m.<p>Environmental and tribal groups are criticizing an …

Administrative Law

Trudeau's True Colours: Trans Mountain Support Meets Greenwashing Of Bill C-69

Taken together, the Liberals' stance on each of these issues demonstrate that their mindset rests with yesterday's resource-based economy.<p>Prime …

Canada

State Appeals Court Rules Valve Turners Can Proceed With Necessity Defense for Pipeline Protest

Jessica Corbett, staff writerIn a victory for activists who shut down a tar sands pipeline as part of a multi-state protest in 2016, a Minnesota …

Liberal View

University of Alberta honorary degree for David Suzuki ruffles feathers across campus

<b>David Suzuki</b> has received quite a few honorary degrees over the years. So many, in fact, that his Wikipedia page has an entire standalone section …

Canada

Minnesota clears path for Enbridge oil pipeline

April 24 (UPI) -- With certain conditions, a judge in Minnesota backed a plan by Canadian oil shipper Enbridge to replace an aging oil pipeline with …

Energy

Appeals court allows climate change defense by Enbridge oil pipeline protesters

Protesters claim threat of climate change, environmental damage compelled their illegal actions.

Judiciary

Nelson: Is more than fate conspiring against Alberta?

Man never set foot on the moon, 9/11 was a joint CIA-Israeli operation and the atrocious slaughter of youngsters at Sandy Hook Elementary didn’t …

Kinder Morgan

HSBC, Europe's Largest Bank, Cuts Off Financing To The Oilsands

Environmental groups' pressure campaign on banks is beginning to pay off.<p>London-based HSBC, Europe's largest bank, has joined a growing number of …

Oil & Gas Industry

Should We Fear a New NAFTA?

Spoiler: Yes, it could be terrible for the climate<p>Right now, a tri-national team of negotiators is working feverishly to bring us a new North …

Natural Gas

HSBC to promise an end to its financing of coal power stations

HSBC will seek to head off criticism from pressure groups at its annual meeting on Friday by promising to stop financing coal power stations in many …

Sustainable Development Goals

'Incredible' News as Banking Giant HSBC Ditches New Coal, Tar Sands, and Offshore Arctic Drilling Projects

In another signal that "the era of fossil fuels is coming to a close," Europe's biggest bank, HSBC, announced Friday that it will no longer fund oil …

Fossil Fuels

HSBC to stop financing most new coal plants, oil sands, arctic drilling

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO - The HSBC bank logo is seen at their offices in the Canary Wharf financial district in London<p>LONDON (Reuters) - …

Oil Sands

Stop the Trans Mountain Pipeline

You Can Stop the Trans Mountain Pipeline<p>Add Your Name:<p>The Canadian government is considering a deal with Kinder Morgan, the Texas-based energy …

Energy

When it comes to fossil fuel resistance, the United States and Canada aren’t all that different

"It's not a Canadian problem. It's a North American problem."<p>After facing prolonged resistance from indigenous communities and environmental groups, …

Fossil Fuels

Hold Wells Fargo accountable for funding destructive Dakota Access

At a time when Iowa’s infrastructure is in dangerous disrepair, we need meaningful investments in clean water and other projects that create good …

Oil & Gas Industry

HSBC faces protests at AGM over investments in arms companies supplying Israeli government

HSBC faced protests at its annual general meeting on Friday from activists highlighting the bank’s investments in companies which supply Israel with …

Human Rights

Fossil Fuel Companies Have to Face Accountability for Climate Change

Earlier this week, we proudly stood in front of the Boulder Courthouse together with the Colorado communities of Boulder County, San Miguel County, …

Fossil Fuels

Colorado’s Climate Lawsuit Could Be a Template For Flyover Country

Climate lawsuits have been piling up on the coasts. But a pioneering duo of Colorado counties and the city of Boulder have filed the first landlocked …

Environment

Protesters built a giant pipeline to greet Justin Trudeau in London

<b>(CNN) —</b> Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was greeted in London on Wednesday with a 98-foot fake pipeline meant to challenge his support of a controversial oil pipeline in his country.<p>The stunt, which blocked the main entrance to the Canadian High Commission, was orchestrated by Greenpeace …

Canada

Camp Cloud numbers are small, but tensions still simmering at Kinder Morgan site

(“I am a victim of the tar sands, says Rose Deranger Desjarlais who drove 19 hours from Fort McMurray to join the Camp Cloud. Photo: Lucy …

Canadian News

Canada to Seattle Environmentalists: We Stand Behind the Kinder Morgan Pipeline

The Kinder Morgan pipeline fight could soon come to Seattle. by Sydney BrownstoneThe Canadian government may soon have to deal with Seattle …

Canada

B.C. Premier says no ‘majority rule’ needed for Indigenous support of Trans Mountain expansion

B.C. Premier John Horgan says there is no “majority rule” when it comes to First Nations on the Trans Mountain pipeline. This comes as First Nations …

Canada

Colorado governments launch legal fight against Suncor and ExxonMobil, say producers should pay for impact of climate change

Colorado communities on Tuesday launched a legal attack on the oil industry, demanding that Suncor Energy and ExxonMobil help pay for impacts of …

Denver

Trump's Corporate-Friendly NAFTA 2.0 Would Be Total Climate Disaster, Report Warns

A new report reveals how "NAFTA 2.0" could deal lock in fossil fuels and deliver a brutal blow to efforts to rein in greenhouse gas emissions.A new …

Fossil Fuels

Kinder Morgan pipeline: In no one’s best interest

The article “Trudeau pledges support for pipeline expansion” reports that Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau approved the Kinder Morgan pipeline …

Canada

Trudeau Pledges Taxpayer Money, New Laws to Salvage Controversial Pipeline

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Sunday he is ready to offer financial aid and new legislation to push forward the contentious Trans …

Canada

Who’s defending Canada’s national interest? First Nations facing down a pipeline

Justin Trudeau is bailing out a Texas oil billionaire. He should be bailing out Canada’s workers and the climate.<p>Last Saturday, Indigenous leaders stood arm-in-arm in front of the gates of Kinder Morgan’s pipeline worksite in Burnaby, British Columbia.<p>For weeks before, hundreds of non-native people …

Canada