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International Energy Agency warns pension funds about “unburnable carbon”
The IEA asked pension funds to look at the risk from overvalued fossil fuel stocks.
Jun 13th, 2013
Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver Says Climate Change Concerns "Exaggerated"
Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver tells Montreal's La Presse that people aren't really worried about climate change.
Apr 12th, 2013
BC pension fund invests in companies contributing to climate change
With time, even the Canadian government will see a price on carbon as more benign than paying the cost of climate change catastrophes.
Oct 30th, 2012
Climate change stunner: USA leads world in CO2 cuts since 2006
Climate pollution per American has fallen to levels not seen for half a century. What's going on?
Jun 2nd, 2012
Oilsands pipeline: First Nations say Enbridge lacked due diligence
A lack of discussion around the oilsands pipeline by Enbridge has many First Nations worried.
Jan 23rd, 2012
Shamed by Canada's Kyoto withdrawal, enviros turn to cities
Hannah McKinnon, campaigns director with Climate Action Network Canada, says Canadians should be "ashamed" of government.
Dec 13th, 2011
Big oil's aggressive plan to run more pipelines through Super Natural B.C.
The tar sands industry wants lots more pipelines and BC is targeted for at least the next three.
Nov 29th, 2011
As Americans max out on tar sands, more pipelines head for Vancouver and B.C.
Nov 28th, 2011
Catastrophic climate change may decrease Canadian GDP by 25 per cent
When we tax profits, lawyers meet around a table to help companies reduce that cost. If we tax pollution, it will be engineers who gather around the table to help companies reduce that cost.
Nov 13th, 2011
Canada to reject Kyoto Protocol extension
Conservatives make their position clear on Kyoto: no commitment from Canada.
Jun 9th, 2011