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Tar Sands Pipeline ‘War of the Rosés’ fight missing wine and science

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | February 13, 2018

There’s been a lot written about last weeks ‘War of the rosés’ but one of the things that has been missed in that conversation is the science (or lack thereof) that preceded it all. Two years before Kinder Morgan was ever approved...

Trudeau’s Keystone XL memos ignore climate change, Indigenous rights

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | February 9, 2018

A big part of Justin Trudeau’s political success is his ability to let his audience project onto him what they want to see. You want climate action: Liberals fully support the Paris climate agreement aiming to keep warming well...

Here's how 2018 got off to a good start

Blog entry by Sarah Wilbore | February 2, 2018

We’re one month into 2018, and already we have good news from around the world and here in Canada to share with you. We discovered a new bird species in Indonesia The Rote myzomela (Myzomela irianawidodoae) belongs to the...

Bonn Climate Conference: True climate leadership still missing

Blog entry by Daniel Mittler | November 20, 2017

The world is moving ahead without Trump - but not as fast and decisively as needed. Another round of climate negotiations is over. And, like last year, President Trump has failed to stop the  global climate talks from moving...

Whether by land or by sea resistance to tar sands pipeline continues to grow.

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | October 21, 2017

As three tar sands pipelines (Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain, Enbridge Line 3, and TransCanada Keystone XL) try to press forward the resistance to them is rising up, growing and taking action by land and by sea. This week as...

World’s 8th largest banks says it won’t finance tar sands pipelines

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | October 16, 2017

There was some great news out of France this week, as BNP Paribas, the largest bank in France and 8th largest in the world, publicly stated that it will cut ties with tar sands pipelines and the companies behind them. ...

The Courts Might Be the Final Nail In Kinder Morgan's Coffin

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | October 13, 2017

For the last two weeks, I’ve been watching the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain court hearings .  I’ve listened as six First Nations, two municipal governments, one provincial government and a few environmental organizations put...

Why does the government ignore the nuclear threat to Toronto?

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil, Senior Energy Analyst | October 10, 2017

The Wynne government’s willful blindness has left millions of Torontonians at risk. But we still have a chance to do something about it. With Fukushima, Chernobyl, and Three Mile Island, major nuclear accidents are happening...

VICTORY! People Power Just Stopped Another Pipeline. Bye-bye Energy East!

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | October 5, 2017

Wow, what incredible news to wake up too.   After years of campaigning, demonstrations, and pressure led by First Nations, workers, and environmentalists TransCanada has announced they are pulling the plug on the...

The fight against pipelines is a fight for water: the Kinder Morgan trial

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | October 4, 2017

For many, this fight is about water. Water, that precious resource, that flows across the land just as it flows through us. We are born in it and without it we perish. When you take a moment to think about all of your connections...

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