Canadian environmentalist Tzeporah Berman. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | If Prime Minister Trudeau is bold enough to actually attach some strings to the oilpatch bailout money, you can count on it the UCP will go right back to screaming at him.
A protester holds a sign at a 2017 anti-pipeline rally in Vancouver. Image: William Chen/Wikimedia Commons
Brent Patterson | Given the twin crises of the coronavirus pandemic and climate breakdown, it is all the more essential for Canada to uphold its human rights obligations.
San Luis de Palenque, Colombia. Image: Wikimedia Commons
Brent Patterson | Concerns are being raised about a Toronto-based oil company's contract with the Colombian army following community protests against its operations.
NDP Opposition energy critic Irfan Sabir when he was a minister of the Crown. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Run competently, the Canadian Energy Centre could do considerably more damage to the democratic rights of Albertans and the state of our rapidly heating globe.
Left image: Progress Software Corp. logo. Right image: The CEC's first logo.
David J. Climenhaga | It turns out the square-pipeline symbol that was supposedly rustled up just for the Canadian Energy Centre was already in use as the corporate logo of a software developer based in Massachusetts.
Image: Mahkeo/Unsplash
David J. Climenhaga | If Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is serious about helping Alberta's fossil fuel industry, he'll need to adopt the NDP's social license strategy.
A natural gas well in Louisiana. Image: Daniel Foster/Flickr
Linda Leon | Of all of the political parties running in this election, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) was the first to release its election platform.
Justin Trudeau and Mike Pence. Photo: Prime Minister of Canada website.
Brent Patterson | It's time for a rebellion against the new NAFTA that puts the pedal to the metal on climate breakdown.
Book Review
Yutaka Dirks | Donald Gutstein's well-researched new book is a deep dive into the strategies that Canadian oil companies and their friends have implemented to prevent political action and reverse catastrophe.
Twitter photo by CCALCP.
Brent Patterson | The Luis Carlos Perez Lawyers' Collective in Colombia is working with communities to stop fracking by corporations, including Calgary-based Canacol Energy Ltd.
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland stands with representatives of the Lima Group, February 2018. Photo: Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores del Perú/Wikimedia Commons
Linda McQuaig | The Trudeau government talks about restoring democracy to Venezuela, hoping to keep the focus off any suspicions that our involvement is helping Washington get control of Venezuela's oil reserves.
Abandoned oil well
Penney Kome | Geothermal engineers point to the potential to channel gas wells' heat to local homes and businesses.