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Keystone XL North: TransCanada's Controversial Shale Gas Export Pipeline Plan

Steve Horn | Posted 03.27.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

On top of its looming decision on the Keystone XL, it's likely that the Obama administration will make a final decision on whether or not to greenlight shale gas exports sometime in 2013. The policy agenda is about to heat up in the energy and environment policy arenas inside the Beltway.

Do We Have Enough Water to Frack Our Way to Energy Independence?

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 03.26.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

Drought and fracking clearly don't mix. Will America's shale revolution soon run out of water?

Keystone Conflict: Nebraska Firm Reviewing Tar Sands Project Has Ties to Pipeline Builder

OnEarth | Posted 02.06.2013 | Green
OnEarth

Conflict-of-interest concerns have plagued the Keystone project from the beginning. Now it turns out that HDR, the engineering and consulting firm hired by Nebraska to conduct an environmental impact assessment of the project, has a cozy relationship with the company it was supposed to evaluate.

No Ice, No Ice Bear

Dr. Andrew Derocher | Posted 01.15.2013 | Green
Dr. Andrew Derocher

To make a complex story simple, polar bears are threatened by habitat loss. We may hold onto polar bears as a species to the end of the century, but this is predicated on many hopeful elements.

Kate Gauthier, Disney on Ice Star, on Playing Cinderella

Leah Singer | Posted 12.08.2012 | Entertainment
Leah Singer

Kate Gauthier is living the fairy tale dream as she tours the country with Disney on Ice playing none other than Cinderella.

WATCH: Get Artsy In Edmonton

Karen Schaler | Posted 11.24.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

Known as one of the cultural capitals of Canada, the thriving city of Edmonton has this eclectic artsy vibe that makes it a fascinating yet still affordable place to visit.

WATCH: 15 Cool Things To Do In Edmonton

Karen Schaler | Posted 11.08.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

What I love about visiting Edmonton, the capital of Alberta, is all the different things you can do year-round that are not only unique but affordable!

Explore, Discover, Share, Preserve, Sustain... Plunder?

Lorie Karnath | Posted 10.14.2012 | Science
Lorie Karnath

When the group reached the location, instead of the anticipated opportunity to garner a wealth of information, Bell and the others encountered a scene of senseless desecration.

Howdy From Calgary

Crai S. Bower | Posted 10.12.2012 | Travel
Crai S. Bower

I figured I'd play the good, if aloof, son lingering in Draft Horse Town, chatting up the chuckwagon drivers, hobnobbing with the blacksmiths. But I had no idea how the Stampede changes even the most stubborn gait.

Calgary With Kids: Family Friendly Fun Beyond Stampede

Corinne McDermott | Posted 09.16.2012 | Travel
Corinne McDermott

Calgary is so much more than "Cowtown," and is a wonderful spot (and starting point) for a family vacation.

An Oil Industry Witch Hunt in Canada Threatens Us All

Frances Beinecke | Posted 08.01.2012 | Green
Frances Beinecke

What is next in the United States, if the oil industry succeeds in silencing Canadian voices asking for basic public health and safety protections?

PHOTOS: Dino Bones In Alberta

Terry Gardner | Posted 07.22.2012 | Travel
Terry Gardner

"Alberta ... is one of the richest places in the world," says paleontologist Francois Therrien.

Obama's 'All-Of-The Above' Energy Policy Leaves Much Off The Table

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

What should have been said by our president is that this government is moving heaven and earth to convert our transportation fleet from gasoline and diesel to being powered by compressed natural gas.

PHOTOS: Late-Season Ski Deals

Travelzoo | Posted 05.06.2012 | Travel
Travelzoo

March and early April often offer up some stellar late-season ski deals at popular resorts, especially in light of recent snows in northern Utah and across Colorado.

The Myths Behind the Tar Sands Stampede

Carl Pope | Posted 04.24.2012 | Green
Carl Pope

So tar sands are not only a source of enough carbon to increase global climate by a huge amount -- they are also the key to keeping diesel prices low enough to enable the world to fry itself by shipping long distance coal where it can be burned profitably, if lethally -- for the climate.

Mystery Sounds Haunt The Paranormal Community (VIDEO)

TruTV.com | Posted 03.19.2012 | Weird News

Romania to Arvada, Colorado, these booming noises have been heard, taped and uploaded to YourTube for your viewing pleasure. One of the most popula...

HuffPost Guides: Canada Olympic Park

The Huffington Post | Lesley Daunt | Posted 01.11.2012 | Travel

Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, Alberta, is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Tra...

HuffPost Guides: Sunshine Village Ski & Snowboard Resort

The Huffington Post | Katie McBroom | Posted 01.06.2012 | Travel

Sunshine Village Ski & Snowboard Resort in Alberta is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffingto...

The Insatiable Bark Beetle and the Northern Rockies

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 12.24.2011 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

An overheating climate has enabled mountain pine beetles -- nature's emissary of massive ecological change to march north and east like never before in modern or prehistoric times.

Wake-Up Call From Yellowstone: Keystone XL Must Be Shelved

Frances Beinecke | Posted 09.12.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Big Oil wants to build a pipeline to send the dirtiest crude oil on the planet from the Boreal forests of Canada right through the heart of America, crossing the Yellowstone, the Missouri, the Platte and other treasured rivers on its way to Texas refineries.

Canada To Implement Fiscal Package Before Summer Break

Posted 08.02.2011 | World

OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Conservative government intends to move quickly to implement its fiscal package before the summer break, House Leader Peter...

Building an Interstate Highway for Wildlife

Alexia Parks | Posted 07.27.2011 | Green
Alexia Parks

When we think about human settlements throughout the world, we need to remember that we are sharing the earth with others.

PM Pledges Federal Aid For Slave Lake

CBC.ca | CBC | Posted 07.22.2011 | Home

The federal government will help rebuild Slave Lake, Alta., after a devastating wildfire, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said while visiting the fire-r...

Meeting the UAE Halfway

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

There seems to be a misconception in Canada that the UAE is happy to sit on its laurels while the Canadians do the dirty work in Afghanistan. That is untrue.

Weekly Mulch: The Sticky Truth about Oil Spills and Tar Sands

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger The National Oil Spill Commission released its report on last year's BP oil spill this week. The report la...