All Articles on Tar Sands

Native American and allied people gather on the shore of Lake Superior on September 27, 2019 to protest the Enbridge Line 3 tar sands pipeline News
'Strong Hearts to the Front!': Indigenous Water Protectors Take Direct Action Against Minnesota Tar Sands Pipeline
Construction on the Enbridge Line 3 extension—which will transport up to 760,000 barrels of the world's dirtiest oil daily—began earlier this week, despite strong Native opposition.
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U.S. President Donald Trump greets Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House February 13, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Views
Trudeau Lobbies Biden to Maintain Climate-Destroying Trump Policy
Why is Ottawa trying to maintain one of the Republican's worst environmental policies?
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'Now Do #TarSands': TD Bank Urged to Go Further on Climate After Nixing Arctic Projects
"It no longer makes business sense for banks to back polluting projects, and those that plan for a low-carbon future will prosper in the economies of tomorrow."
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 Demonstrators hold signs at an anti-tar sands march in St. Paul, Minnesota in 2015. News
Indigenous Women to Financial CEOs: Stop Abetting 'Climate-Wrecking' Tar Sands Sector or Expect More Resistance
"Join us putting the proverbial nail in the coffin of these dying unneeded industries."
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Protesters gathered outside a BlackRock office in London Friday. (Photo: London organizers) News
In Solidarity With Frontline Communities, Day of Action Demands End to Funding for Tar Sands
Protesters targeted BlackRock, JPMorgan Chase, and Liberty Mutual for supporting the Keystone XL, Line 3, and Trans Mountain pipelines.
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Activists with Insure Our Future gathered outside Liberty Mutual's Boston and Seattle offices in December 2019 to demand the insure company "take bold action in the face of the climate emergency and stop insuring fossil fuels." News
Green Groups Urge Insurers to Drop Coverage of Trans Mountain Pipeline
"Now is the time to decisively say no to this destructive project."
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In Latest Legal Blow to Trump and Dirty Energy, Federal Appeals Court Upholds Block on Keystone XL Permit
"Contrary to what the Trump administration has argued, the law is clear. We won't sacrifice imperiled species so giant corporations can profit from the dirty fossil fuels that pollute our waters and climate."
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event at the Prairie Hill Pavilion January 27, 2020 in Marion, Iowa. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) News
Climate Campaigners Applaud Biden on Vow to Pull Plug on Keystone XL Permit
"We'll need just this kind of climate ambition to make way for a livable planet in the next four years."
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Again Finding US Permit Invalid, Federal Court Upholds Block on 'Climate-Busting' Keystone XL Construction
"Our courts have shown time and time again that the law matters."
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"We need billions of public dollars invested directly in vulnerable communities dying from COVID-19, not spent propping up massive oil companies and unneeded projects that would trample Indigenous rights and exacerbate the climate crisis," said Oil Change International's Collin Rees. (Photo: Elvert Barnes/Flickr/cc) News
'A Shameful New Low': Amid COVID-19 Crisis, Alberta Govt. Ponies Up $1 Billion for Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline
"We need billions of public dollars invested directly in vulnerable communities dying from COVID-19, not spent propping up massive oil companies and unneeded projects that would trample Indigenous rights and exacerbate the climate crisis."
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