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The fall in oil prices exposes the absurdity of tar sands economics and the need for green job alternatives to both the economic and the climate crisis.
One of the greatest environmental and economic disasters in U.S. history is rushing toward a catastrophic conclusion. Louisiana is sinking, fast.
Archbishop and Nobel Prize winner Desmond Tutu calls for international action against companies that are destroying our planet’s future.
While Obama talks of a clean, green future, America’s oil and coal corporations are racing to position the country as the planet’s top dirty-energy dealer.
Oil giant Chevron is using its colossal wealth to destroy anyone who dares speak out against its destruction of people and land in Ecuador.
Setting the record straight: pipelines spill much more crude oil than rail cars.
The term oil sands was invented by public relations flacks, to divert attention from just how dirty the Alberta bitumen deposits are. Andrew Nikiforuk explains why tar sands is the right name.
Video of meeting to protest Enbridge’s tar sand pipeline, organized by Toronto East End Against Line 9, August 25, 2013
Oil-by-rail should be banned for safety reasons, but the explosion also adds to the argument for an urgent, emergency shift away from the extraction and burning of fossil fuels.
Environmental group finds carcinogen levels in Chaudiere River are now are nearly 400,000 times higher than the legal limit.
The US government report that minimized pipeline environmental impact was drafted by consultants who also work for TransCanada and the American Petroleum Institute.
TransCanada wants to pump tar sands crude through this pipeline
Stop the Energy East pipeline
“Oil companies do not operate for the purpose of producing oil. They operate for the purpose of producing maximum profit. To solve the energy crisis, we have to reorganize our economic system.”
The catastrophe at Lac-Mégantic is not an isolated or technical problem. It poses the need for social mobilisation aimed at ecological transition and liberation from unscrupulous big business and its accomplices in the Canadian State.
Two articles identify the root cause of Canada’s worst train disaster: a system that always puts profit before people.
The CEO of ExxonMobil CEO get $35 million a year for saying things like this
It’s the biggest crime in history. Big Oil is deliberately making Earth uninhabitable, and getting rich doing it.
Oil company lobbyist named chair of Energy Regulator; Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation demands resignation