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Stepping Up to Stop Energy East

Right now the National Energy Board is accepting applications to intervene in their review of the Energy East project. Unfortunately, despite over 100,000 messages from people across Canada demanding a climate review of the project, the NEB is refusing to consider the climate impacts of the pipeline and the tar sands expansion is would facilitate.... (More...)
Fossil Fuels Keystone XL North America Tar Sands

February 2, 2015 For Immediate Release 100,000+ Call on National Energy Board to Include Climate Change When Reviewing the Massive Energy East Pipeline Calgary, AB –More than 100,000 messages from people across Canada were hand delivered today to the National Energy Board’s (NEB) office in Calgary demanding climate change be included in the NEB’s review of... (More...)
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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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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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