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Harper govt tries to block NAFTA from investigating leaking tailing ponds

Harper govt tries to block NAFTA from investigating leaking tailing ponds

The Harper government is trying to block an investigation by NAFTA's environmental watchdog of oil sands tailing ponds leaking into the Athabasca River.


New York governor to ban fracking over health risks

New York governor to ban fracking over health risks

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is moving to ban fracking in the state, based on health concerns.


Petronas would use foreign workers to build LNG project

Petronas would import foreign workers to build LNG project

More BC job promises go down the drain as Malaysian energy giant Petronas vows to import foreign temporary workers to build its proposed LNG project near Prince Rupert.



Bank of America is predicting a further tumble for global oil prices to $50 a barrel, while the influence of the once-mighty OPEC softens.

Bank of America predicts $50 oil, cheap LNG as OPEC’s influence wanes

Bank of America is predicting a further tumble for global oil prices to $50 a barrel, while the influence of the once-mighty OPEC softens.


Christy Clark admits Site C not needed for LNG; Cracks forming in her support for project: Bloomberg

BC Premier Christy Clark has changed her position, now admitting that Site C Dam isn't needed to power LNG plants - and given the choice between the two, she'd pick LNG.


Neil Young dumps Starbucks over company's Monsanto alliance

Neil Young dumps Starbucks over company’s Monsanto alliance, GMO secrecy

Neil Young used to get his coffee fix at Starbucks - now he's leading a boycott against the company for joining with Monsanto to keep GMO ingredients secret.