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A Photographer’s Journey Along the Pipeline

A guest post written by photographer Robert van Waarden about his project Along the Pipeline It was a typical Northern Ontario day on the shores of Shoal Lake when I really ‘got it’. I was about a month into a portrait photography project to highlight voices of people who live along the proposed Energy East... (More...)
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2015: The Year We Turn Away from Tar Sands

In 2014 Naomi Klein popularized the term “blockadia” in her book This Changes Everything using the term as a sort of catch-all to describe the grassroots insurgency emerging across the globe in the face of extreme energy development. This past year also saw the continued desperate push by tar sands peddlers to build more pipelines, new... (More...)
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Europe fails to close doors to dirty tar sands oil

Members of the European Parliament yesterday narrowly failed to reject new fuel quality rules — the EU’s crucial climate legislation aimed at reducing emissions from transport fuels — paving the way for more tar sands oil in Europe. The decision only reinforces the importance of other struggles seeking to curb the expansion and influence of... (More...)
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Must-see speeches from a weekend protesting Kinder Morgan’s atrocious pipeline project

Simply put, these people are badasses. Since last Thursday, more than 50 have been arrested while protesting at Burnaby Mountain, where Kinder Morgan is drilling and surveying to expand the Trans Mountain pipeline. Watch the videos below to hear what these brave folks have to say, then click here to find out how you can... (More...)
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Tar Sands Free Northeast

Organizing to stop tar sands infrastructure in the Northeast of the United States with powerful local organizing and regional collaborations.

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