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Harper- It's Crazy to apply climate laws to oil and gas industry

Harper: It’s “Crazy” to apply climate laws to oil and gas industry

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has called it "crazy economic policy" to apply climate regulations to the oil and gas sector.


BC approves Petronas LNG plant and 2 more gas pipelines

BC approves Petronas LNG plant and 2 more gas pipelines

The BC Liberal government continued its steady march towards an LNG industry this week by approving Petronas' proposed plant and 2 more gas pipelines.


Harper govt joins BC in backing Site C, despite significant adverse environmental effects

Harper govt joins BC in backing Site C, despite “significant adverse environmental effects”

The Harper Cabinet issued conditional approval of the proposed Site C Dam today, despite acknowledging "significant, adverse environmental impacts."



Team Harper should rack a win at climate negotiations...if they're smart

Harper govt gets failing grade on environmental record: federal watchdog

A new federal audit gives the Harper government a failing grade on everything from climate action and environmental monitoring to Arctic policy.


First-Nations-to-Ottawa--Scrap-Site-C-Dam-or-LNG-is-a-no-go

First Nations to Ottawa: Scrap Site C Dam or LNG is a no-go

On the eve of the federal Cabinet's decision ont the proposed Site C Dam, BC First Nations chiefs are giving Ottawa an ultimatum: reject the project or there will be no LNG industry.


Canada surpasses Brazil as global leader in deforestation

Canada surpasses Brazil as global leader in deforestation

A new report suggests wild fires and industrial activity are giving Canada the dubious distinction of being the new global leader in deforestation.