Alberta oil shipped through Panama Canal to Atlantic Canada to avert COVID-19 threat to energy supply

Any event — such as a COVID-19 outbreak in any of these oil-supplying countries — that disrupts the flow of crude oil to the refinery threatens the energy security of…

Over a Barrel, Canadian documentary preview

The filmmakers behind this  documentary decided to have a free preview period until October 31 to get the word out. After that, it will be paywalled ($4.99). From IMDb: Over…

Trump Administration Should Review Undue Influence of Foundations Funding Tar Sands Campaign says Friends of Science Society

The Trump Administration should review the undue influence of billionaire foundations funding the Tar Sands Campaign, which has resulted in a close-to-approval legislated tanker ban on the West Coast and…

State Dept issues final enviro impact statement on Keystone XL Pipeline

Post by Ryan Maue Friday evening news dump — in this case, the United States State Department drops a big one and essentially green-lights a “controversial” pipeline project.  The Keystone…

Climate activist McKibben bizarrely blames Hurricane Irene on global warming

Post by Dr. Ryan N. Maue Update:  Andrew Revkin writes a nice piece at his DotEarth NY Times blog that “very politely” repudiates McKibben.  Remember, the NY Times editorial board…

Locked up: US Park police transport Tar Sands protesters to the pokey

News update by Ryan Maue Update:  The jails were emptied Monday morning.  Also, Daryl Hannah has announced that she is heading to the White House oil-sands protest. Update:  New York…