Citizen Action Monitor

Alberta Premier Jason Kenny, all bluff and bluster, no savoir-faire in handling KXL termination

The premier has squandered, over a lost cause, what little is left of his credibility. — No 2703 Posted by fw, January 26, 2021 — “On January 20 when the … Continue reading

January 26, 2021

Raging mad Alberta Premier Kenney resorts to denial and blame over pipeline cancelation

Four pipeline realities Kenney ignored, laid bare by Tyee editor Andrew Nikiforuk. — No 2702 Posted by fw, January 25, 2021 — “As Alberta Premier Jason Kenney rants and raves … Continue reading

January 25, 2021

Alberta, we have a huge problem! – The oil game has changed around us and the oilsands can’t compete   

The bad news for Alberta’s oilpatch has been building for a decade, and Notley/Trudeau were caught with their eyes wide shut. No 2182 Posted by fw, March 15, 2018 “In … Continue reading

March 15, 2018

Keystone XL: Trump approves permit, but fight far from over, says defiant Bill McKibben

Sign the petition today to tell Trudeau to reject Trump’s climate denial. No 1918 Posted by fw, March 24, 2017 “Prime Minister Trudeau has said that “only communities can grant permission” … Continue reading

March 24, 2017

Construction of Keystone XL looks like a slam dunk, right? Not so fast.

There are three potential gamechangers that could stuff TransCanada’s slam dunk. No 1912 Posted by fw, March 16, 2017 “Almost a full decade since first applying for a presidential permit, TransCanada … Continue reading

March 16, 2017

Trudeau may charm fossil fuel fools in Texas, but informed critics back home are not so easily duped

The implicit wager the fossil fuels industry is making is that humanity is going to collectively commit suicide. No 1907 Posted by fw, March 10, 2017 Trudeau …. likes to convey … Continue reading

March 10, 2017

Trump ignores seething public outrage, puts profits of fossil fuel industry ahead of our planet’s future

“Trump’s war on the environment, the climate, and clean water protections is a war on all of us.” — Wenonah Hauter. No 1878 Posted by fw, January 26, 2017 “President Donald … Continue reading

January 26, 2017

Unbelievably, Trudeau gives two thumbs way up to Trump’s KXL approval

“What’s worse, Keystone XL has never faced a serious review in Canada,” says Leadnow in call to sign petition. No 1877 Posted by fw, January 25, 2017 “KXL is far from … Continue reading

January 25, 2017

Obama quietly approved Enbridge cross-border pipeline for transport of Alberta tar sands oil

“He did it sort of secretly and didn’t go through the entire process the Keystone XL northern half is going through” No 1193 Posted by fw, November 19, 2014 “We’re … Continue reading

November 19, 2014

US coalition of 8 file lawsuit challenging State Dept’s illegal approval of Enbridge’s tar sands pipeline plans

“The only thing worse than dirty oil is dirty oil backed by dirty tricks.” No 1189 Posted by fw, November 13, 2014 “ ‘The Obama administration should be ashamed of … Continue reading

November 13, 2014

State Dept blindly approves Enbridge scheme to move tar sands oil from Alberta through US bypassing permit process

Groups opposed to tar sands expansion are evaluating legal options to stop this “violation” of public rights Enbridge’s scheme is “on par with the tar sands carrying capacity of the … Continue reading

August 29, 2014

Canadians stepping up to say no to pipelines, demand climate action from politicians

People are starting to do a very non-Canadian thing — get educated, get organized, and fight back No 1053 Posted by fw, May 13, 2014 “Saturday’s day of action happened … Continue reading

May 13, 2014

Bad news for Harper – President Obama “has all but decided to deny the permit for the pipeline,” says Rolling Stone

This headline news from “two high-level sources in the Obama administration” But wait — Democratic Senator Mary Loretta Landrieu, Louisiana, and Republican Senator John Hoeven, North Dakota, have teamed up to … Continue reading

May 1, 2014

US Sen. Ed Markey introduces bill to prohibit export of tar sands oil — if KXL approved

Second bill would require companies importing oil-sands crude to pay into a trust fund for oil spills No 1016 Posted by fw, March 20, 2014 “Keystone XL is the capstone … Continue reading

March 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

New study gives Obama proof KXL will “significantly exacerbate” the climate problem

So, will he keep his word and reject the pipeline? Or will it be the findings of the new study that are rejected? No 1015 Posted by fw, March 20, … Continue reading

March 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

A lot of senators think Obama is going to approve KXL, says Ralph Nader

Nader on climate change and impenetrable US Congress, and on need to phase out nuclear power as fast as possible No 1006 Posted by fw, March 12, 2014 “…when you … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

This Sunday, March 2, students from all over the US will be in Washington to say “No Keystone XL”

Spencer H. Johnson, 22, tells why he’ll be there No 990 Posted by fw, February 26, 2014 “On Sunday, March 2, at 22-years-old, I will take part in a nonviolent for … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

VIDEO — “Keystone PipeLIES Exposed” highlights KXL’s little known fake ‘facts’

One WHOPPER! – KXL will be climate neutral No 989 Posted by fw, February 26, 2014 “The film…highlights little known facts about the KXL pipeline project such as the corporate … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nebraska court decision a setback for TransCanada’s KXL pipeline

KXL protesters optimistic — “If we stick together, then it is possible to win” No 986 Posted by fw, February 24, 2014 “Dave Domina, the attorney who represented the landowners, … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · Leave a comment