Blog
Norwegian Petroleum Museum. Image credit: Delphinidaesy/Flickr
Bruce Campbell | Both Canada and Norway face epic challenges in weaning themselves from petroleum dependence. But Canada is a long way from winding down the oil and gas industry while Norway is a climate leader.
Columnists
Alberta Premier Kenney and Energy Minister Savage respond to the federal government's decision to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | In electing Jason Kenney and his United Conservative Party, Albertans have given themselves a fake populist government, one that is working on behalf of powerful oil interests rather than the people.
Blog
Tar sands facility in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Image: kris krüg/Flickr
Dale Marshall | The oil and gas industry is putting great efforts into trying to convince the Canadian public that they are making strides to be more environmentally responsible. Don't buy it.
Blog
Unist'ot'en Camp building with banner. Photo: Unist'ot'en Camp/Wikimedia Commons
David Suzuki | Expanding oilsands production, offshore drilling, fracked natural gas and pipelines keep us on a path detrimental to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and to the future of all people.
Columnists
A view of the eye of Hurricane Michael taken on Oct. 10, 2018 from the International Space Station currently orbiting Earth. Photo: NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center /Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | U.S. President Trump says the government is doing all it can for the victims of Hurricane Michael. By denying climate change, he is assuring many more storms and countless victims to come.
Blog
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Environment Minister Catherine McKenna at COP21. Photo by Environment and Climate Change Canada/ Wikimedia Commons.
Brent Patterson | The latest UN report on climate change highlights a deepening credibility gap between the Trudeau government's climate spin and its actual record.
Blog
Graphic: Council of Canadians
Emma Lui | The approval of LNG Canada, a $40-billion fracked gas project, gives the green light to a very thirsty industry that will abuse even more water at a time when water supplies are unpredictable.
Blog
Photo by Robin Tress.
Brent Patterson | We must collectively resist BP's drilling for oil and gas off the coast of Nova Scotia.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | A new report by Amnesty International raises the alarm over increased risks to Indigenous women in the Peace River region. Craig Benjamin says violence is so pervasive it has become normalized.
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | From 2000 to 2015 the supply of Alberta oil increased by 400 per cent. Now with fracked U.S. oil flowing, the bitumen sands investments are being mothballed, and more than oil royalties are at stake.
Blog
Photo: Council of Canadians
Brent Patterson | It's clear that fracking causes earthquakes. So why do we have voluntary corporate guidelines in place instead of proper regulations?
Blog
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
Marc Lee | 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.