Our Nation, Their Interest

A new report by Environmental Defence and ForestEthics called “Our Nation, Their Interest: The Case Against the Northern Gateway Pipeline and Tanker Project” was released today as part of a …

Reality Check: Water and the Tar Sands

Big Oil is spending millions of dollars to try to greenwash the tar sands, Canada’s fastest growing source of greenhouse gas pollution. A new report, Reality Check: Water and the

More Bang For Our Buck

Canada’s increasing reliance on the oil sands is not the best strategy for the economy or our environment. This report shows if the $1.3 billion in government subsidies, now given …

Reality Check: Air Pollution and the Tar Sands

Big Oil is spending millions of dollars on ads, desperately trying to convince Canadians that the tar sands are not harming our air. But don’t believe the slick PR spin. …

Point of no return

Burning the coal, oil and gas from these 14 projects would significantly push emissions over what climate scientists have identified as the “carbon budget,” the amount of additional CO2 that …

Climate Change Implications of the Proposed Energy East Pipeline: A Preliminary Assessment

In August 2013, TransCanada announced its intention to build a pipeline and export terminal project called Energy East. The proposed route would run from Alberta to New Brunswick, and the …

Time for a Tar Sands Reality Check

Canadians deserve to know the truth about the tar sands. With industry and government working overtime on massive PR campaigns that try to greenwash the tar sands, we need a reality check.

Tar Sands Reality Check

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Climate Action News: Fact-checking Ms. Redford | NEB changes the rules | Loopholes in the Oil Spill Trust Fund

Fact-Checking Ms. Redford

This week Alberta Premier Alison Redford returned to Washington to continue lobbying for the controversial Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. While in Washington,

Climate Action News: Keystone XL provokes largest climate protest in US history

Keystone XL Provokes Largest Climate Protest in US history

Last week, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister, John Baird, met with America’s newly appointed Secretary of State to

EU stands strong against tar sands lobbying/How will Canada steer the Arctic?

EU Stands Strong Against Canadian Tar Sands Lobbying

The European Commission’s plan to label dirty fuel could throw a curve ball in Canada’s mission to diversify

Canada’s Climate Legacy: Global Pariah & Master of Illusion

 Wednesday, December 06, 2012

Canada’s Climate Legacy: Global Pariah & Master of Illusion

Since our dramatic finish at last year’s UN Climate Conference in Durban, we’ve seen several reports desperately

A tale of evidence-based policy making (and the Canadian Government’s desperate attempts to kill it)

Hannah McKinnon, Campaign Director of Climate Action Network Canada, writes while meeting with European-decision makers

March 21, 2012 – Over the past three days I have had about 10 meetings …

MP3 recording of Dirty Diplomacy Press conference

Tune in to hear great interventions from:

Reverend Canon Sally G. Bingham, Congressman Toby Moffett, Member of European Parliament Kriton Arsenis, and Climate Action Network Canada campaign director Hannah McKinnon …

Dirty Oil Diplomacy: The Canadian Government’s Global Push to Sell the Tar Sands

The new report, Dirty Oil Diplomacy – The Canadian Government’s Global Push to Sell the Tar Sands, outlines the changing domestic and international policies of the Canadian government as …

Executive Summary – Dirty Oil Diplomacy: The Canadian Government’s Global Push to Sell the Tar Sands

This is the Executive Summary of the new report, Dirty Oil Diplomacy – The Canadian Government’s Global Push to Sell the Tar Sands, which outlines the changing domestic and …

Sale diplomatie pétrolière: La campagne mondiale de promotion des sables bitumineux du gouvernement du Canada

À quoi vous fait penser le Canada? À de vastes espaces sauvages protégés? À la diversité culturelle et à la tolérance? À la réputation du Canada comme agent international pour …

Sommaire – Sale diplomatie pétrolière : La campagne mondiale de promotion des sables bitumineux du gouvernement du Canada

This is the French Version of the Executive Summary of the new report, Dirty Oil Diplomacy – The Canadian Government’s Global Push to Sell the Tar Sands, which outlines …

Europe denies fuel-quality rules aimed at oilsands

Europe is not discriminating against Canada with its proposed new fuel  quality legislation that would brand oilsands oil as dirtier than conventional  crude, says a member of the European Parliament …

EU parliamentarian to pay own cost for trip to Canada

OTTAWA — A Greek politician visiting Canada to talk about the EU’s climate policies will pay his own travel costs, says a spokeswoman for Climate Action Network Canada, which co-ordinated …

Who’s holding us back? How carbon-intensive industry is preventing effective climate change legislation

Greenpeace released a report singling out the Canadian government’s collusion with the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers and tar sands companies like Shell and their intentions of derailing clean energy …

Joe Oliver accuse le NPD de trahison

Ottawa — Le gouvernement conservateur a accusé une fois de plus le Nouveau Parti démocratique de trahison dans le dossier des sables bitumineux. Cette fois, il reproche à l’opposition officielle …

The Tar Sands’ Long Shadow

 

Since 2010, Climate Action Network Canada has been conducting research into the myriad ways that the Canadian government has been actively promoting tar sands oil in other countries. Never-before released …

Fuelling the problem: why it is time to end tax breaks for big oil and gas companies in Canada

The Canadian Government hands out around a billion dollars a year in tax breaks to oil. coal and gas companies. These tax breaks go to some of the richest companies …

Le côté très sombre des sables bitumineux

Depuis 2010, Réseau action climat Canada a mené des recherches dans la myriade de façons que le gouvernement canadien a fait activement la promotion pétrole des sables bitumineux dans d’autres pays. Documents encore jamais publiés obtenus par CAN Canada révèlent que le gouvernement du …

Tarnishing the maple leaf

How Canada’s climate change policy is driven by the Alberta tar sands.…