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IMF study: Fossil fuel industry gets $5.3 TRILLION in public subsidies a year

The fossil fuel sector gets a whopping $5.3 TRILLION a year in public subsidies, says a new report from the IMF.


Chevron pulls back on BC LNG work amid slumping energy prices

Chevron pulls back on BC LNG work amid slumping energy prices

Chevron is the latest would-be investor in the BC LNG industry to get cold feet. The company is scaling back on its work amid slumping global energy prices.


Republicans fail to get 60 Senate votes for Keystone XL bill

Senate Republicans failed today to get the 60 votes they were seeking to move the Keystone XL pipeline forward through Congress.



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.