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Why the Timing Isn't Right for TransCanada's Energy East Pipeline

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 11.03.2014 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

Energy East's timing is off on two fronts. First, U.S. oil production is now more than enough to supply eastern Canadian refineries. Second, lower global oil prices indicate that refineries in the rest of the world aren't exactly scrambling to secure expensive Alberta bitumen either.

Plunging Oil Prices a Game-Changer for Major Pipeline Projects

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

A sharp correction in oil prices is putting the debate around major pipeline projects, such as Keystone XL, into a more nuanced light. It's a development, however, that won't be causing any champagne corks to be popped in the boardrooms of Suncor or Canadian Natural Resources.

New Technology Could End the Debate Over Pipeline Safety

James Stafford | Posted 10.28.2014 | Business
James Stafford

Who could have ever imagined that North America would surpass Saudi Arabia as the world's largest producer of oil and natural gas liquids? A decade ago, that would have seemed laughable.

If Alberta Oil Heads East, Benefits for Ontario Are Hard to See

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 09.07.2014 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

If Alberta can be considered the culprit behind Canada's sad track record on carbon emissions, then Ontario's acquiescence to the Energy East pipeline would make it a willing accomplice.

Canadian Government Approves Controversial Pipeline

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 08.17.2014 | Green

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's government on Tuesday approved a controversial pipeline proposal that would bring oil to the Pacific Coast for shipment to A...

Canadian Aboriginals Fear Future Of Oil Sands Pipeline

Reuters | Posted 06.21.2014 | Green

(Repeats from earlier April 21 with no changes to text) By Julie Gordon KITIMAT, British Columbia, April 21 (Reuters) - ...

Report: Canada Must Do More To Engage Aboriginals

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2014 | Green

By Julie Gordon VANCOUVER, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Canada must do more to build trust with aboriginal communities to win the...

Christians Pray Over Enbridge Pipeline

Will Braun | Posted 06.05.2013 | Religion
Will Braun

We lamented the threat posed to indigenous people and lands in the path of the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline, a project that would carry oil from the Canadian oil sands to the Pacific Coast for shipment to Asia. We lamented our own entanglement in the complicated reality of oil.

Indigenous Groups Vow To Act Out Against Canadian Pipelines

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2013 | Green

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA, March 20 (Reuters) - An alliance of Canadian and U.S. aboriginal groups vowed on Wednesday to block three ...

The Expansion of the Dirtiest Fuel on the Planet Hinges on the Keystone XL Pipeline

Frances Beinecke | Posted 04.23.2013 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Climate change is already threatening our communities with extreme weather and costly damages. Fortunately President Obama has the power to stop a major source of global warming pollution from spreading: tar sands oil.

Canadian Pipeline Still Viable, Despite Opposition

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2013 | Green

OTTAWA, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Proponents of the planned Northern Gateway pipeline from Alberta's oil sands to Canada's West Coast can still carry the da...

'Green News Report' - August 2, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.02.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Scientist...

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?

Will Canada Stifle 'Delay And Protest' Against Oil Pipelines?

Reuters | Posted 07.11.2012 | Green

By Jeffrey Jones CALGARY, Alberta, May 11 (Reuters) - Some opponents of the proposed C$5.5 billion ($5.5 billion) Northern Gateway oil...

Canadian Government: Need For Pipeline Approval Is 'Urgent'

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2012 | Green

* Endless debate on projects is unacceptable - minister * Environmental measures included in omnibus budget bill * Oppos...

Canadian Prime Minister Talks Oil With China Following Obama's Pipeline Rejection

AP | Posted 04.08.2012 | Green

BEIJING (AP) — Canada's prime minister is visiting China to discuss oil sales and other economic ties following President Barack Obama's rejection o...

The 'Epic Battle Over Canada's Oil Ambitions'

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 03.29.2012 | Green

KITAMAAT VILLAGE, British Columbia — The latest chapter in Canada's quest to become a full-blown oil superpower unfolded this month in a village...

Controversy Mars Start Of Canadian Pipeline Review Process

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 03.12.2012 | Green

KITIMAAT VILLAGE, British Columbia (AP) — The chief of an aboriginal community that stands to be most affected by a proposed pipeline to Canada's Pa...

TransCanada Exec Says Asian Markets An Option

AP | Posted 03.12.2012 | Green

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — If the U.S. government doesn't approve plans for the 1,700-mile Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas, Canadian oil pro...

Canadian Natives Warn Against Pipeline To Pacific

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2012 | Green

(Fixes spelling of Kitamaat in dateline and conforms throughout) * Haisla chiefs fear spill, oppose project * Hearing p...

Northern Gateway Pipeline Decision Delayed Until Late 2013

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 02.06.2012 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

In the wake of the Obama administration's year-long delay of the Keystone XL pipeline decision, Canadian officials today delayed their decision on yet another controversial tar sands pipeline.

Wolves, Caribou, Tar Sands and Canada's Oily Ethics

Chris Genovali | Posted 11.22.2011 | Green
Chris Genovali

The relentless destruction of boreal forest wilderness via tar sands development has conspired to deprive caribou of their life requisites while exposing them to levels of predation they did not evolve with and are incapable of adapting to.