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Economy, Environment, Indigenous, International

British Columbia pipeline protest update

Yesterday afternoon, members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police dismantled a First Nations road blockade in northern B.C. They were enforcing a December court injunction against members of the Wet’suwet’en who are protesting a proposed 700 kilometre gas pipeline which »

Economy, Environment, Indigenous, International

Pipeline protests continue: Gas pipeline in northern British Columbia

While debate over oil pipelines in southern Canada continue, another pipeline conflict is brewing in northern British Columbia. This time it concerns a 700 kilometre gas pipeline to stretch from Dawson Creek in the northeast of the province to Kitimat »

Environment

LNG projects would make climate targets virtually unattainable: report

The province of British Columbia has approved two liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects but the Pembina Institute found that if they go ahead, they would emit enough carbon pollution to make it virtually impossible to meet 2050 climate change targets. »

Environment, International

Natural gas megaproject shelved

A $36-billion project plan to build a 900-km pipeline and west coast port to transport liquefied natural gas to Asia has been shelved. The Pacific NorthWest LNG consortium announced the decision was made by the Malaysian oil and gas company »

Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Climate scientists ask Canada to reject LNG project

Ninety scientists say a proposed liquefied natural gas project on Canada’s Pacific coast would have dire environmental consequences and undermine Canada’s commitments to curb climate change, reports Canadian Press. They say the Pacific NorthWest L-N-G project would be one of »