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Addressing Global Warming Is An Economic Necessity
Business  (tags: business, economy, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment, money, oil, tar sands, oil sands, Suzuki. Harper, Abbott, Canada, energy, climate change, global warming, environment, politics, oil )

Michael
- 14 days ago - davidsuzuki.org
Those who don't outright deny the existence of human-caused global warming often argue we can't or shouldn't do anything about it because it would be too costly.
Canada: Gagging on Oil
Business  (tags: energy, technology, humans, corruption, abuse, investors, money, oil )

B
- 14 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
TransCanada is building its "Energy East" pipeline carrying tar sands oil just 60km east of Mattawa. In 2012 they donated money for a rescue vehicle for the town -- and now a condition bars the council from publicly commenting on the pipeline.
Can You Imagine? Toppling the Fossil Fuel Empire
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, green, greenliving, Sustainabililty, sustainable, Canada, fossil fuels, oil, globalwarming, CO2emissions )

Michael
- 19 days ago - thetyee.ca
"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." -- Albert Einstein
CEO of Major Oil Company Says the World No Longer Needs Petro-Dollar
Business  (tags: dollar, petro dollar, oil, france, trade )

Kenneth
- 20 days ago - secretsofthefed.com
France continues rebellion against the dollar by advocating the economy no longer needs a reserve currency.
UK Shareholders Gear Up for First-Ever US Lawsuit Against BP Over Deepwater Horizon Losses
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Corporate news, Court, Crime, Ecology, Oil, UK, USA )

Ray
- 21 days ago - rt.com
Major UK shareholders in BP have joined together to sue the British energy giant in the US over lost earnings from the infamous Deepwater Horizon oil rig blast in 2010. The case is the first in the US, where awards are much bigger than in the UK.
Camille Labchuk: Fossil Fuels, Toxic Waste Moving By Rail Through Our Own Backyards
World  (tags: Canada, Rail Safety, Fossil Fuels, Chemicals, Toxic Waste, Trains, Oil, Camille Labchuk, Green Party of Canada, Parti Vert du Canada, Toronto )

Brian
- 37 days ago - greenparty.ca
"We don't have the infrastructure to treat train cars like pipelines, and the government has never done a proper risk assessment of moving this amount of crude oil through a densely populated city like Toronto."
Northern Gateway and the Fight for Canada's 'Soul'
Offbeat  (tags: pipeline, economy, environment, oil, Canada )

Ray
- 38 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Is a pipeline that provides Canadian oil with a smooth route to the Pacific the key to Canada's economic future, or is it a dangerous break with the country's past? The BBC reports from three places where the dispute is keenly felt.
11 Maps That Explain the US Energy System
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Energy Policy, Technology, Infrastructure, Coal, Oil, Natural Gas, Nuclear, Hydro, Wind, Solar, Transmission Lines, Maps )

Brian
- 42 days ago - vox.com
"The Energy Information Administration (EIA) has a fascinating new mapping tool that lets you take a detailed look at every aspect of America's energy system. Here are 11 maps of interest"
VICTORY VICTORY WWF Scores 'Major Conservation Win' in Gorilla Haven
Business  (tags: "a game-changing victory for conservatio, SOCO and the World Wildlife Fund, oldest national park in Africa, stay out of all other UNESCO World Herit, conservation, ecosystems, GoodNews, nature, wildlife, world, protection, habitat, oil, busin )

Kelly
- 45 days ago - mnn.com
A British oil company has agreed to stop exploring for petroleum in Virunga, Africa's oldest national park and home to about 25 percent of Earth's critically endangered mountain gorilla population. ~(Photo: Brent Stirton/Getty Images)
Fracking Moratorium Fails in California Despite Strong Public Support
Offbeat  (tags: Energy, Fracking, Gas, Natural resources, Oil, Politics, Shale, USA )

Ray
- 57 days ago - rt.com
The California Senate killed a bill that would enact a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing - or fracking - in the state. The ban's proponents blame lobbying by the oil industry, which spent nearly $1.5 million in three months fighting the bill.
'Runaway Oil Trains': A Metaphor for Our Fossil Fuel Failure
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, OIL, pollution, Rail ways )

Kit
- 58 days ago - commondreams.org
"This is what the 'All of the Above Energy Strategy' looks like - a runaway train headed straight for North American communities."
'Horrible' Pipeline Defects Prompt New Rules for Keystone XL Construction
Offbeat  (tags: Ecology, Oil, Politics, Security, USA )

Ray
- 60 days ago - rt.com
Bad welds, dents and damaged coatings discovered at the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline have led to safety regulators imposing two extra conditions on the implementation of the project's northern segment.
Illegal Dumping of Fracking Fluids in Texas Highlights Risk
Offbeat  (tags: Energy, Fracking, Gas, Oil, USA )

Ray
- 67 days ago - rt.com
Texas authorities are investigating the illegal dumping of toxic oil-and-gas-drilling waste fluids in Karnes County, Texas, ground zero for the hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, boom in the state's Eagle Ford Shale region.
Santa Cruz Becomes First California County to Ban Fracking
Offbeat  (tags: Energy, Fracking, Gas, Oil, USA )

Ray
- 67 days ago - rt.com
Santa Cruz County has become the first county in California to implement a "permanent" ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in addition to all other onshore oil and gas development.
UK to Run Out of Oil, Gas and Coal in Five Years - Report
Offbeat  (tags: EU, Energy, Europe, Fracking, Gas, Oil, Russia, UK )

Ray
- 70 days ago - rt.com
New research from the Global Sustainability Institute has found that Britain, France and many other European countries have low reserves of fossil fuels, and their home grown energy could be entirely reliant on imports in several years.
 

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