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Mar 19, 2012
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Reading Andrew Weaver's Nature article to the end

Correy Baldwin
The Conservatives are brandishing a new weapon in their fight to exploit the Alberta oil sands, pulling a figure from a recent article published in the journal Nature by scientist Andrew Weaver.
Blog
Mar 7, 2012

A toxic pipeline spill and communications chill in B.C.

Ben Parfitt
Here's the little that we know about a pipeline break that occurred more than half a year ago and that British Columbia's Oil and Gas Commission feels the public is best kept in the dark about.
Blog
Mar 5, 2012

Big Oil, authoritarianism and Canada's petrotyranny

Bruce Livesey
As the election-manipulation scandal unfolds in the coming weeks, people also need to look at the connections between Big Oil and authoritarianism. I think they are closely related.
News
Feb 23, 2012

The Keystone XL pipeline project is not dead yet

Krystalline Kraus
Excited about the victory against the Keystone XL pipeline? Not so fast. U.S. Republicans are doing everything they can to revive the project and continue the debate through the presidential election.
News
Feb 2, 2012

Arts funding, greenwashing and the Enbridge pipeline

Stefan Christoff
In building a broader context for the Northern Gateway battle, stepping beyond recent headlines is important. In that vein, what are the relations between Enbridge and funding for the arts?
Blog
Jan 27, 2012

Odious profits and the Enbridge pipeline

Marc Lee
Two obvious but generally unstated details about the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline are climate change and that oil and gas companies stand to make mega-profits.
Blog
Jan 27, 2012

Harper has no plan for possible oil shortage

Gordon Laxer
Canada stands on guard for just about every other imaginable disaster but has no plan to deal with an international oil shortage even though one is almost certain to hit soon.
Blog
Sep 22, 2011

The Keystone XL pipeline should not be built

Brian Topp
We could be living in a smart market economy. And then there's the dumb market economy we're living in instead ... increasingly, courtesy of the Harper government. Exhibit A: the Keystone XL pipeline.
Podcast
Feb 1, 2011
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Oil spill: Louisiana

Redeye
Redeye was at "When Oil Meets Water" to record 4 people talking about what it's like when an oil spill happens in your backyard. The first speakers were Tracy Kuhns and Mike Roberts.
Blog
Jan 17, 2011

Harper's oily case for ethical oil

Fred Wilson
The Conservatives want to change the channel on climate change and oil politics. When you hear about the Alberta bitumen sands, they want you to answer that Canada's "ethical oil" is the best.
Podcast
Oct 21, 2010
Redeye

Louisiana coastal communities under threat

Redeye
The BP spill in the Gulf is just one in a series of oil-related disasters that have affected small African-American, Native and Vietnamese communities.
Podcast
May 12, 2010
Redeye

Deepwater oil drilling never safe

Redeye
Chevron Canada has just begun work on the deepest oil well ever drilled in Canadian waters. Antonia Juhasz says the leak in the Gulf of Mexico will help us fight offshore driling.

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