by Jeff Spross Posted on December 2, 2014
Between 2009 and 2013, employment in Canada's clean energy sector increased by 37 percent, meaning it now supplies more jobs than the country's infamous oil sands.
by Ari Phillips Posted on November 25, 2014 Updated: December 1, 2014
"At this time, in Quebec, there are very, very powerful interests that wish to transform our country into a highway for the export of oil from Alberta's tar sands."
by Katie Valentine Posted on November 20, 2014
The protesters are trying to stop the pipeline, which would carry tar sands crude from Edmonton, Alberta to Burnaby, British Columbia.
by Katie Valentine Posted on November 10, 2014
Critics have accused the Canadian Prime Minister's government of "muzzling" its climate and environmental scientists.
by Katie Valentine Posted on November 6, 2014
Despite the use of cannons, noise machines and scarecrows, tar sands tailings ponds are still killing birds in Canada.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 4, 2014
Delays, canceled projects and lost sales as public opposition has cost oil producers in the tar sands $17 billion from 2010 to 2013, thanks to bottlenecks in transportation and access to markets.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on October 30, 2014
"These are not local people. They are not here to do us good," said Colbert County resident Cecilia Hicks.
by Emily Atkin Posted on October 23, 2014
This is the first time U.S. tribes have testified before Canadian energy regulators to oppose a pipeline project.
by Ari Phillips Posted on October 7, 2014
After years of intense lobbying from Canadian fossil fuel interests and government officials, the European Union has abandoned plans to label Canadian tar sands, or oil sands, as dirtier than other forms of crude oil.
by Emily Atkin Posted on September 26, 2014
There are a bunch of reasons why the postponement matters for the environmental community.