pipelines

permafrost

Arctic Towns, Railways, and Pipelines At Risk of Permafrost Thaw Damage

About 45 percent of globally important oil and gas fields in the Russian Arctic are located in zones made hazardous by permafrost melt, scientists said.
Becky Ferreira
12.11.18
protest

What Anti-Pipeline Warriors Have Learned from Standing Rock

The South Dakota protest didn't stop the Dakota Access Pipeline, but it energised a movement.
Cole Kazdin
8.1.17
News

​Justin Trudeau’s Climate Change Policy Leans Towards ‘Realistic’ Rather Than ‘Ambitious’

From ambiguity on pipelines to carbon emissions, the Trudeau government is gearing up to disappoint a lot of people hoping for a massive shift in environmental policy.
Jake Kivanc
9.20.16
News

Canadian Protesters Keep Shutting Down the Line Nine Oil Pipeline

Activists chained themselves to a valve in the name of Indigenous land claims before being arrested on Monday.
David Gray-Donald
12.22.15
News

A Look Back at How Canada Fucked Up the Environment in 2015

Canada started 2015 as pretty much just the worst and ended the year not quite the worst.
James Wilt
12.15.15
Travel

Inside Canada’s Anti-Pipeline Resistance Camp

For several years, the Unis'tot'en clan have been manning checkpoints on the boundaries of their territory, where energy companies plan to construct pipelines.
Rafal Gerzak
11.30.15
Stuff

Black Goo, the Environment, and the End of the World

Douglas Coupland looks to the past to find an answer for the impending environmental apocalypse of the extreme present.
Douglas Coupland
10.7.15
News

First Nation Leaders Say Tensions with the Canadian Authorities Are at a 25-Year High

Two and a half decades after the Oka land dispute in Quebec turned deadly, Indigenous leaders from coast to coast tell VICE it could easily happen again.
Hilary Beaumont
7.21.15
News

Local Governments in Canada Say the Feds' Response to Vancouver Fuel Spill Was Too Slow

Politicians blamed each other for delayed spill response last week, as many popular Vancouver beaches remain closed.
Sarah Berman
4.15.15