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Climate Change

Canada and U.S. jointly ‘assessing’ oil and gas climate action

Posted March 4, 2014 by Luiza Ch. Savage

Luiza Ch. Savage on a letter from Canadian ambassador Gary Doer

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Sierra Club learns of secret deal between Alberta government and Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers

Posted July 22, 2014 by redeye

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Sierra Club Canada says it’s been told of a secret deal to increase carbon tax in return for reduced clean-up requir…

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Climate Change

The Common Sense Canadian: Consider the global impacts of oil pipelines

Posted July 23, 2014 by Common Sense Canadian

Read this June 25th story by Wendy J. Palen, Thomas D. Sisk, Maureen E. Ryan, Joseph L. Árvai, Mark Jaccard, Anne K. Salomon, Thomas Homer-Dixon& Ken P. Lertzman in Nature on how debates over oil-sands infrastructure obscure a broken policy process that overlooks broad climate, energy and environment issues.

The debate over the development of oil sands in Alberta, Canada, is inflaming tensions in and between Canada and the United States.

In April, US President Barack Obama deferred a decision on the fate of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline, despite escalating pressure to approve it from Canadian Prime Minister Stephen (Read more…)

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