How Pipelines Carrying Bitumen From The Oilsands Could Threaten Sea Life
Bitumen from the oilsands could impact marine ecosystems in 15 ways, scientists say.
Here's Why the Alberta Wildfire Just Might Have a Lot to Do With Climate Change
Hotter temperatures have helped to double since 1970 the amount of land scorched by wildfires each year around Alberta's tar sands — and the last three years have been especially bad.
Three People Locked Themselves to a Canadian Pipeline and Shut It Down
For 40 years, Line 9 carried crude oil from east to west, but this year the National Energy Board gave Enbridge the green light to reverse the pipeline’s flow, sparking opposition.
There Was a Major Pipeline Leak of Oil Emulsion in Northern Alberta
"We are deeply concerned with this and I’ll just say we sincerely apologize for the impact this has caused," said Ron Bailey, a senior vp of Canadian operations. A system that was suppose to detect breaches did not.
Enbridge Bailed On Its Own Open House in Aamjiwnaang
But they still gave out some environmental Starter Emergency Kits that are really only useful if you get lost in the woods.
New Oil and Gas Pipelines Could Pose a Serious Threat to Canada’s North West
“This is not a feasible project. There’s too much opposition to it and we’re really not willing to risk our territories, our waters, for projects that aren’t even economically sound."
This First Nation-Backed Pipeline Is a Sensible Alternative to Enbridge’s Northern Gateway
First Nations leader and advocate Calvin Helin is spearheading the kooky idea of actually listening to the communities affected by Canada's energy sector. In a standoff with Enbridge, his company is proposing to beat the oil giant at its own game with...
Julie Mecoli's Bitumen Sculptures Look Like Melting Molasses
Crafted using one of the world's oldest building materials, Julie Mecoli's bitumen sculptures prove that nothing lasts forever.
Alberta’s Corporate Curriculum: Reading, Writing, and Bitumen
In Alberta's Ministry of Education's sweeping new rewrite of public school curriculum, the Ministry has included oil sands operators, tech giants, and textbook publishers among their key stakeholders, claiming their involvement will benefit children...