Cam Fenton is the Canadian Tar Sands Organizer for 350.org.
Articles by this author
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...
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.