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Trudeau Approves Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline As Part of Canada’s ‘Climate Plan’

Justin Trudeau announced the approval of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline Tuesday, saying the project is integral to meeting Canada’s climate commitments.

Trudeau’s Six Unanswered Questions on Kinder Morgan Expansion

In early November, the Trudeau government tabled a ministerial panel report on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project proposed by Kinder Morgan, a Houston-based energy corporation.

The Other Fire: Fort McMurray's Slow Burn

At the end of the day the $10-billion wildfire that consumed 2400 homes and buildings in Fort McMurray may be the least of the region's problems.

Once Unstoppable, Tar Sands Now Battered from All Sides

Is this the beginning of the end for the tar sands juggernaut?

Is it the Beginning of the End for the Alberta Oilsands?

A new report from Oil Change International challenges industry’s common assumption that the continued production of oilsands crude is inevitable.

Letter from a Petro-State

Given the fact that Keystone has recently just failed, again, to pass the House, it is worth returning to the question raised by Homer-Dixon: is Canada becoming a ‘petro-state’?

Breaking: Senate Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline

The Senate voted this evening to reject the Keystone XL pipeline that would have carried Alberta tar sands oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. The measure failed by a vote of 41-59. Sixty votes are required to pass a bill out of the Senate.

The Case for a Moratorium On Tar Sands Development

The rush to develop this resource has outpaced sound analysis of the impacts on the environment, human health, and the global climate system.

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