Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: tar sands

Federal judge blocks construction of Keystone XL pipeline over climate concerns

“The Department … simply discarded prior factual findings related to climate change to support its course reversal.”

Why Canadian tar sands oil may be doomed

In the face of such challenging economics, what are Canadian tar sands producers doing? Tapping more oil than ever.

Another set back for TransCanada: Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska to...

Since the pipeline will now follow an alternative route and not its original route, Morris wrote the government "cannot escape their responsibility."

Goldman Sachs-backed firm invests big in shipping tar sands by train...

The tar sands have a larger carbon footprint than other oil products when accounting for the product's entire life cycle – making it bad news for the climate.

How to contact the 17 banks funding all tar sands pipeline...

We hunted down the names of CEOs and their contact information for you. Here’s what to say.

The race to stop Tar Sands pipeline financing before loans are...

Efforts to defund Keystone XL target same banks that supported DAPL. “If you stop the flow of dollars, you stop the flow of oil.”

Canada’s Trudeau plans to work with Trump admin to approve Keystone...

The deck now stacked against those who have spent years fighting against Keystone XL.

Breaking: Activists Reportedly Shut Down Five Pipelines Carrying Tar Sands Oil...

Activists successfully shut down five pipelines across the U.S. that deliver tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada.

Enbridge Gets Another Federal Tar Sands Crude Pipeline Permit as Senate...

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently approved a permit to lay a tar sands crude pipeline from Illinois to Indiana. Environmental groups are doing all they can to stop it by requesting a full National Environmental Policy Act review for Enbridge's proposal.

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.