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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...)
Divestment Europe Keystone XL Tar Sands

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...)
Actions/Demonstrations Climate Justice Fossil Fuels North America Tar Sands

Energy East = Climate Change

This blog was written by members of Stop Energy East Halifax NDP MP and environment critic Megan Leslie recently sent postcards to all her constituents asking them to support the NDP’s  Climate Change Accountability Act. Today, just after NDP leader Tom Mulcair boasted his continued support for a ‘west-to-east pipeline’, a dozen organizers from Stop Energy... (More...)
Actions/Demonstrations Fossil Fuels North America Tar Sands

Kinder Morgan called activists’ facial expressions “assault,” and the social media response is priceless

I never thought I’d hear someone call a facial expression “assault,” but Kinder Morgan did the unthinkable. While activists have been blockading pipeline work in Burnaby, British Columbia, Kinder Morgan is seeking an injunction against them – apparently by making outrageous accusations in court. Check out these activists’ hilarious #KMface responses: Courtesy of Beyond Boarding (More...)
Actions/Demonstrations North America Tar Sands

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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