Citizen Action Monitor

Pipelines will get built — Alberta’s Premier Rachel Notley’s pledge to oil companies

Declares she has “little time for any conversation that seeks to shut down or significantly limit our oil sands.” No 2014 Posted by fw, July 23, 2017 ***** “Humans have … Continue reading

July 23, 2017

Desperate oil industry lobby manipulates data to push bogus claim Canada needs more pipelines

Politicians who buy into this fiction are going to “end up looking really silly”, says energy expert. No 1991 Posted by fw, June 24, 2017 “CAPP [Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers] … Continue reading

June 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

Recent reports claim that economic growth can continue without emission increases. Don’t believe it.

Critical analyses of these reports reveal the claims unproven, but Trudeau/Obama ignore the evidence and gamble with our ecological safety. No 1757 Posted by fw, August 24, 2016 “Most ecological economists … Continue reading

August 24, 2016

Canadian politicians can’t have both oil and gas expansion and meet GHG targets – they need to do the math

Expanding exports will not only fail to rescue economy, it will eliminate any chance of meeting reduction targets. No 1690 Posted by fw, June 2, 2016 “Politicians who advocate for more … Continue reading

June 2, 2016

Trudeau was “absolutely opposed” to the Northern Gateway pipeline — until he wasn’t

Alberta Premier Notley, meanwhile, games pipeline politics hoping to get two out of three. No 1658 Posted by fw, May 1, 2016 “The story began to come out late last week, … Continue reading

May 1, 2016