While the August 6 leaders' debate shed some light on pipeline issues, this represents a remarkably narrow slice of the environmental issues that the next federal government will face.
Alberta tar sands
What's that they say about the first casualty of war? You can obviously say the same for Canadian elections.
Energy and climate have been central to the story of the Harper decade. In the end, history may render Harper's central strategy of making Canada an "energy superpower" a failure.
While science tells us that the world cannot keep emitting carbon at current rates, Harper managed to delay a G7 target for a low-carbon economy by 50 years and even then says it's only aspirational.
What an incredible day! Well over 500 people participated in the march and rally to the End of the Line in Red Head, New Brunswick.
The Red Head Anthony's Cove Preservation Association organized a major protest against the proposed Energy East pipeline on May 30.
The Council of Canadians is criticizing the emission reduction target set by the Harper government as weak, insufficient and lacking in credibility.
As we approach both the election and the pivotal United Nations climate summit in Paris, Stephen Harper is hoping that climate change will not become an issue in the October 19 federal election.
This episode of Groundwire Community Radio News is all about pipelines, with stories on the Energy East pipeline, working in the oil patch, and more.
Pity the proponents of the Alberta tar sands. Two pipeline proposals for the B.C. coast are mired in controversy and opposition, and now an oil spill has fouled Vancouver's harbour and beaches.