TransCanada wants to pump tar sands crude through this pipeline
Stop the Energy East pipeline
Climate & Capitalism editor challenges mayor to oppose a dangerous and destructive pipeline project in Eastern Ontario
The Lac-Mégantic disaster shows once again that capitalists are self-interested, uncaring, anti-social actors, not worthy of presumptions in their favor.
Environmentalists aim to build broad movement to block TransCanada’s plan to pipe tar sands bitumen through sensitive ecosystems in Canada’s capital city.
Video and text of talk to Toronto pipeline protest meeting, April 7, 2013
Line 9 protest organizers build community support for grassroots fight against local pollution, tar sands, and global warming
The pipeline apologists contradict the laws of physics and economics. There are no more mixed messages, just catastrophe after catastrophe.
Book review: Essential reading on the battle to protect west coast land and water from predatory corporations and neoconservative politicians
Video coverage from Democracy Now, Plus: Most Canadian media try to downplay the largest U.S. climate march ever
Canada’s environmental record speaks for itself
The people most affected by the plan cannot compete with Enbridge’s $250 million legal war chest.
Supported by the government and the opposition parties, Enbridge is pushing ahead with plans to pipe toxic bitumen through Ontario. First Nations and environmentalists are trying to mobilize public opposition.
“One thing I can say right off the bat is: we’re winning…”
“The situation that is unfolding on our front door step shows the disregard that Alberta and the oil industry have for the environment and the rights of our community and other communities.”
You can’t believe anything Enbridge says
According to the CEO of Enbridge, yes we do!
Wet’suwet’en people in British Columbia condemn the proposed Pacific Trail natural gas pipeline. “We will stop them at our traditional boundary lines and prevent them from proceeding with plans on our territories.”
From a First Nations perspective, it doesn’t matter whether we stand on the coast of B.C. or in the heart of the oilsands – our struggle is largely one and the same. We don’t want our lands, our rights, or our people to be sidelined and destroyed by irresponsible development.
“Our communities have taken a stand against the Northern Gateway pipeline because we would lose everything. This pipeline is where we draw the line. Big oil pipelines and the accompanying oil super tankers mean that life as we know it will be over.” (more…)