All Articles on Tar Sands

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The Last Battle of the Cree Nation
The Canadian tar sands, perhaps the largest such project in the world, is rapidly accelerating the release of the carbon emissions that will, if left unchecked, soon render the planet uninhabitable for humans
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The Climate Rebellion May Be Growing, But Big Oil Keeps on Drilling
Even though the science says we cannot carry on drilling, the oil industry capital investment over the next decade is forecast to rise over 85%, reaching over $1 trillion a year.
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Green Groups Urge Court to Stop Trump Effort to Approve 'Climate-Wrecking, Wildlife-Killing' Keystone XL
"Trump's trying to ram this dirty pipeline down America's throat, but we're not falling for it."
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We believe that laws should protect the common good and the community, not corporate interests, and particularly not foreign corporate interests.(Photo: Four Necessity Valve Turners) Views
Taking Nonviolent Action in Defense of Mother Earth
Our case will be tried before a twelve-person jury, who will decide whether ours was an act of criminality or one of necessity. But the last word will not come from the jury, the judge, or the lawmakers.
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Judge Rules Valve Turner Ken Ward Must Be Allowed to Present 'Necessity Defense' for Climate Action
"I am very heartened that the Appeals Court recognized the validity of a necessity defense, in light of abundant evidence that the climate crisis is at a tipping point."
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Business Leaders, Investors, and Experts to IEA: Align With Paris and Help Us Plan for Success
As it stands, even the IEA’s so-called “climate scenario” is encouraging massive continued investment in fossil fuels that we cannot burn if we are to stay within the Paris limits
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau News
'Findings Should Inspire Naked Fear': Canada Warming at Twice the Global Rate
"We don't have any other choice but to take bold action on climate change, now."
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Snubbing Law and Climate, Trump Issues New Permit for Keystone XL
Trump "can huff and puff all he wants: this pipeline isn't getting built"
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Green Groups Call Out Big Banks for Pouring Billions Into Fossil Fuel Industry
"The massive scale at which global banks continue to pump billions of dollars into fossil fuels is flatly incompatible with a livable future."
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A Future Without Fossil Fuels?
"The bottom line is clear: to the degree that the fossil fuel industry is weakened by some combination of technological change and furious activism, the chances for serious change increase."
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