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    Coal faces tough new rules from Obama climate policy

    Coal faces tough new rules from Obama climate policy

    Read this Sept. 19 story from the Washington Times on new, tougher rules from the United States Environmental Protection Agency which will make this difficult for the coal industry. The Common Sense Canadian has been documen...


    The End of Coal?

    The End of Coal?

    The future of coal is getting darker. Economic forces, pollution concerns and competition from cleaner fuels are nudging the world away from the fuel that powered the industrial revolution.



    Washington State first nation stands in path of coal port

    Washington State First Nation stands in path of coal port

    Read this August 1 story from The Bellingham Herald on the Lummi Nation’s mounting opposition to a proposed coal port at Cherry Point in Washington State. Lummi Nation Natural Resources Director Merle Jefferson says the t...


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    Appalachia-North? 18 new coal mine proposals for Comox Valley

    The Comox Valley citizens' group that recently sent a proposed coal mine application back to the drawing board has discovered a staggering 18 new coal mine applications throughout the region.



    Kinder Morgan, Coal could turn Vancouver into 'Carbon Corridor'

    Kinder Morgan, Coal could turn Vancouver into ‘Carbon Corridor’

    Check out this new video from the Wilderness Committee and Vancouver filmmaker Dan Pierce, titled “Save the Salish Sea: Protecting an Ecological Gem from Fossil Fuel Extraction.”


    Big banks behind drive for new fossil fuel exports

    Big banks behind drive for new fossil fuel exports

    Read this July 10 report from the Sightline Institute on the money from Big Finance backing the push for new fossil fuel exports throughout North America – including Warren Buffett, Goldman Sachs and Bank of America. If y...



    Travelling Canada’s Carbon Corridor – the Making of Fractured Land

    Watch this presentation by Damien Gillis, co-director of the documentary in production Fractured Land, at the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival. In it Gillis discusses the making of the film and the interconnected ...