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Oil giants "underestimating investor risk" on tar sands, says new Greenpeace report

Feature story | September 15, 2008 at 17:00

A new report by Greenpeace UK was released internationally today, warning of increasing financial risk for UK oil giants BP and Shell, who have invested heavily in the Alberta tar sands.

Putting pressure on companies to clean up tar sands “simply nutty”: Canadian...

Blog entry by kstewart | November 29, 2010

It’s not wikileaks, but new documents obtained under Access to Information legislation are shedding some more light on just how far Canada’s embassy in Washington is going in defence of the tar sands. Not only are Foreign Affairs...

Photos and videos

Page | February 20, 2009 at 13:22

Tar Sands cartoon

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | February 16, 2009

Tar Sands: an investment nightmare

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | October 20, 2008 3 comments

OIL SANDS-PART 3: Biggest Customer Has Second Thoughts Chris Arsenault* FT. MCMURRAY, Oct 20 (IPS) - As Canada's tar sands extraction expands full steam ahead, a perfect storm of internal and external opposition could...

Alberta's 20-year plan for oilsands development is short on specifics

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | February 16, 2009

EDMONTON — Alberta has released a 20-year plan intended to give its oilsands developments a cleaner environmental image around the globe, but the strategy is light on specifics. The government report calls for action to reduce...

Tar Sands Show Down Part 1

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | October 17, 2008 2 comments

OIL SANDS-PART 1: Showdown at Ft. McMoney http://www.ipsnews.net/print.asp?idnews=44299 Chris Arsenault* FT. MCMURRY, Canada, Oct 16 (IPS) - The sun rises in a bright, red line over flat land, small lakes, boreal...

Tar Sands: destruction at its worst

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | June 19, 2008 3 comments

The Flow Must Go On Amid major flooding in the Midwest that marks a break from normal weather patterns , President Bush comes out in favor of offshore drilling. It's easy to make Bush an environmental straw man (sometimes I find...

Greenpeace activists attempted to hand over

Image | October 30, 2008 at 16:03

Greenpeace activists attempted to hand over three gifts — a copy of the IPCC report, the Kyoto protocol and a StatoilHydro scandal note — to Alberta environmental minister Rob Renner during during his meeting with the Norwegian minister of...

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