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.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on September 10, 2014
If you don't let them build the pipeline that's a bad idea, they'll build a pipeline that's a really terrible idea.
by Katie Valentine Posted on September 5, 2014
A new mapping project illustrates forest loss and gain around the world.
by Emily Atkin Posted on August 28, 2014
The explosion is the latest mishap at the Whiting refinery, which in March was responsible for leaking up to 1,638 gallons of oil into Lake Michigan.