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An oil sands plant in Fort McMurray, Alberta, in 2012. Image: kris krüg​/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | A new report finds that the 'big five' oil sands producers shipped $8 billion to their mostly foreign shareholders in the first three quarters of 2019.
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Alberta Premier Rachel Notley addresses Alberta Teachers Association social studies teachers yesterday as environmentalist Tzeporah Berman looks on.
David J. Climenhaga | It wasn't a debate, exactly, but there was certainly a contrast of views when Alberta's premier and a prominent West Coast environmentalist addressed a group of teachers yesterday.
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Drumheller-Stettler UCP MLA Rick Strankman (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | UCP skids one of its old-time Wildrosers; environmentalist springs a trap on Jason Kenney; and a question: How's that Brexit thing working out?
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Environmentalist Tzeoporah Berman
David J. Climenhaga | Why has no one from mainstream media picked up the phone and asked industry members of Alberta’s Oil Sands Advisory Group their thoughts on Tzeporah Berman’s work?
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Alberta Education Minister David Eggen. Image: David Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Passage of Bill 24 is a backhanded tribute to UCP Leader Jason Kenney, who kept his social conservative backers sweet by advocating outing kids who join GSAs to their parents.
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Tzeporah Berman. Photo: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | "If they are not dealt with now, tar sands tailings could become a permanent toxic legacy of the most reckless forms of 20th century fossil fuel extraction," writes environmentalist Tzeporah Berman.
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Image: Flickr/Kyle Pearce
David J. Climenhaga | It turns out the B.C. Liberals' Climate Leadership Plan was drafted by industry representatives in the Calgary boardroom of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers!
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Tzeporah Berman (Photo: David Climenhaga)
David J. Climenhaga | By constantly vilifying a prominent environmentalist, critics undermine the work of all members of the Oil Sands Advisory Group. They should be asked why.
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Tzeporah Berman (Photo: David Climenhaga)
David J. Climenhaga | A talented public advocacy tactician, Tzeporah Berman was vocal in her support for the British Columbia NDP and its opposition to the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion.
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Rachel Notley, Brian Mason, Sarah Hoffman & Supporters (Image: David Climenhaga)
David J. Climenhaga | If Rachel Notley doesn't frighten the leaders of the Wildrose Opposition and Progressive Conservative Party, by gosh she should!
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Tzeporah Berman
David J. Climenhaga | To hear the reaction from the Outrage machine on the Internet, you would have thought environmentalist Tzeporah Berman was, well … an Orc!
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Photo: Chris Schwarz/Premier of Alberta/flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Call me Pollyanna, but I'm inclined to think this situation, as truly damaging as it appears, can be managed and even exploited.