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Stephen Harper: Oil’s worst enemy – Macleans

We can't get over this graphic. Good article as well.
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Low Oil Prices Threatening Mega Projects

Oil sands projects are deferred, but not dead, due to record breaking low prices. These projects will go ahead once oil prices rise. Low oil prices are a double edged sword, because divesting into renewables is less economically compelling when we're choking on cheap oil.

What are some decisions or investments you're making this year to reduce your consumption of non-renewables?
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Fact and Fight: Burnaby’s Trans Mountain Pipeline Explained

Too busy to read all the news about Burnaby's Trans Mountain Pipeline fight? Get up to speed in two minutes.
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“The Oil Sands’ Bird Deterrent System Works Perfectly,” Doesn’t Work

The Oil Sands have upped their game lately, and it’s not your 'mama’s bird-of-prey window decal' any more; it’s positively military inspired. Lasers dazzle across the tailings ponds at night, while radar tracks birds and adaptive directional speakers blare everything from shotguns to sounds of distress. It doesn’t work.
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Slow Report on Deforestation Beaten by Satellite Imagery

Slow-as-molassas report on deforestation in Canada not to be released until after the next Federal Election. Even then, the results will be five years old. You can, however, look at deforestation north of Fort McMurray here, already.
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A Walk of Prayer, not Protest. The Final Healing Walk.

The fifth and final Healing Walk represents a milestone for local communities affected by Oilsands development. The final Healing Walk does not mean the problems faced have been solved, rather organizers say they have achieved the goals set out from...
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Northern Manitoba – An Unexpected Journey

Around 4 PM on Sunday afternoon, I was made aware that a space had opened up in a 5-day caravan of academics and activists leaving 9 AM on Monday. They were going to be touring hydro dam affected communities in Northern Manitoba...
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News From Abroad: An oil pipeline rupture in Los Angeles has drenched a gentlemen's club's walls and roof and formed a pond of black gold that was 'knee deep.' Responders say it will take around 24 hours to clean up the ground, but the club will take longer after having been soaked in flammable lubricant.
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