Tar Sands

Blog
Jul 21, 2015
Photo: GovNL Photos/flickr

Premiers' energy strategy doesn't go far enough

David Suzuki
It's refreshing to see premiers recognizing the need to address climate change through conservation, efficiency and clean technology, but we need a greater shift to keep problems from getting worse.
Podcast
Jul 13, 2015

The rise of extreme energy

Redeye
Fossil fuels are now being extracted with more unconventional and more dangerous techniques. A new film looks at the rise of extreme energy and envisages the path towards a post-growth economy.
Book Review
Jul 9, 2015

Bringing the age of fossil fuels to an end

Al Engler
Heat waves. Droughts. Wildfires. Storms. Weather events like these are becoming more frequent. Why? It may have something to do with the CO2 crisis.
Blog
Jun 30, 2015

The new language of climate change

David Suzuki
Eliminating fossil fuel energy will cut dangerous pollution, create new economic opportunities and ensure resources are available for wiser applications.
Blog
Apr 23, 2015

The haunting of Vancouver's toxic crude spill

Mary Lovell
Vancouver's recent toxic crude spill in English Bay is about more than one person, more than one spill. It is about all of us and what will happen if we continue on this path.
Podcast
Mar 15, 2015

Film: One River, Many Relations

Redeye
The Mikesew Cree and Athabasca Chipewan First Nations live along the Athabaska River, downstream from the Alberta tar sands, a project which affects almost every aspect of their daily lives.
Blog
Feb 13, 2015
Photo: Toronto350.org

Why the tar sands' clock is ticking

Ben DW
Tar sands are morally toxic. Canada cannot continue extracting oil from the tar sands and act meaningfully on climate change. Period.
News
Feb 6, 2015
Photo: flickr/Howl Arts Collective

Alberta needs a low-carbon plan

Gordon Laxer
As Alberta's economic engine falters, now is a good time to rethink the province putting all its eggs in bitumen's basket.
Blog
Jan 20, 2015
Photo: iwouldificould/flickr

Oil prices drop as global warming rises

David Suzuki
Plunging oil prices mean industry is putting the brakes on oilsands expansion -- bad news for businesses in Fort McMurray and those heavily invested in the industry but good news for the planet.

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