Cameron Fenton

Cam Fenton

Cam Fenton is the Canadian Tar Sands Organizer for 350.org.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 3:00pm
Justin Trudeau Needs To Stand Up To The Oil Industry
Last Friday, Barack Obama did something no other politician ever has -- rejected a major fossil fuel project because of its impact on the climate. At the exact moment that the President was making the announcement, nearly 80 people were risking arrest as part of Climate Welcome, a four day sit-in...
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Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 8:45am
2015: The Year We Turn Away from Tar Sands
In 2014 Naomi Klein popularized the term “blockadia” in her book This Changes Everything using the term as a sort of catch-all to describe the grassroots insurgency emerging across the globe in the face of extreme energy development. This past year also saw the continued desperate push by tar sands...
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Friday, October 21, 2011 - 10:30am
Separating Oil and State
The Alberta tar sands are not called a giga project for no reason. Their reach extends far beyond a Florida-sized deposit in northern Alberta and inhabit a spider web-like network of expansion pipelines across Canada and the United states. Add this to a transcontinental supply chain for materials and a global financing system and the result is pillars of this system that can be found around the globe.
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