Tag Archive | Oilsands

Politicians are you listening?

The UN intergovernmental panel on climate change gives us 10 years to avert catastrophe.

Et Tu Tutu?

Archbishop Desmond Tutu,  travelled to Fort McMurray and added his voice to the growing international opposition to Alberta oilsands  development, calling the industry "filth".   [but he didn't cycle there from South Africa]

Archbishop Desmond Tutu travelled to Fort McMurray and added his voice to the growing international opposition to Alberta oilsands development, calling the industry “filth”.
[but he didn’t cycle there from South Africa!]

XL-Games: Harper’s Pipe-Dream?

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper continues to apply pressure on the USA to approve the Keystone Pipeline.

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper continues to apply pressure on the USA to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline, which will carry Canadian oil-sands crude to US markets.

Rudolph the black-nosed Reindeer: “Leave it in the ground!”

Thousands gather in Canada-wide protests against Alberta Oilsands and the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline proposal.

Thousands gather in Canada-wide protests against Alberta Oilsands and the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline proposal.

From Forests to Boards

Eco-activist, Tzeporah Berman,once branded an "enemy of the state" and a "whacked-out nature-worshipper" receives honorary doctorate from UBC for her work taking her environmental message into the boardrooms of the most powerful corporations.

Eco-activist, Tzeporah Berman, once branded an “enemy of the state” and a “whacked-out nature-worshipper” receives honorary doctorate from UBC for her work taking her environmental message into the boardrooms of the most powerful corporations.

“It ain’t easy being green when you’re blue!”

Federal Natural Resources Minister, Joe Oliver says it isn't "Ol-over" for Enbridge Northern Gateway

Canadian Federal Natural Resources Minister, Joe Oliver says it isn’t “Ol-over” for Enbridge Northern Gateway. He believes it can be built, despite huge opposition.

Enbridge “public” non-hearings?

Public is banned from "public hearings" on Enbridge Northern Gateway project

Victoria and Vancouver public is banned from “public hearings”  on Enbridge Northern Gateway project and can only follow, via link,  from another Hotel.

Who ya gonna call?: “Myth-Busters!” [Bob Renner and other Diplomats lobby for Oilsands in Europe]

BREU, Canadian Diplomatic Mission in Europe, given Federal Tax dollars to work in close coordination with Oil Companies to advocate for Oilsands.