In a blog post published Monday, the former NASA scientist applauded petition e-297, a new petition that’s urging the House of Commons to steer Canada away from fossil fuels.
Canada cannot fulfill Paris Agreement, call to action on climate change while creating more tar sands pipelines
More tar sands pipelines means going in reverse on the climate action Canada needs to fulfill the Paris Agreement and its call to action on climate change.
A new examination of Energy East reveals that TransCanada’s proposed tar sands pipeline “threatens the drinking water of more than five million Canadians.”
Montreal mayor Denis Coderre and mayors from other prominent Quebec municipalities have come out against TransCanada’s proposed Energy East pipeline. Energy East’s potential risks, which include catastrophic oil spills, far outweigh the pipeline’s possible economic benefits.
The mayor of Burnaby wants Prime Minister Justine Trudeau to “immediately suspend” the National Energy Board (NEB)’s hearings on Kinder Morgan’s $5.4 billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proposal.
Activists forced Enbridge to temporarily shut down its Line 9 pipeline last week after they locked themselves to equipment at a valve near Ste-Justine-de-Newton on the Québec-Ontario border.
More than 100 groups from across Canada and the U.S. have written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urging him to halt Canada’s “broken” tar sands pipeline approval process.
The 5,000-page TPP agreement “is literally in climate denial” while expanding the rights of corporations, argues Ben Lilliston, the director of climate strategies at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy.