February 9, 2012: Lobby-busting tour tells EU embassies: don’t give in to pressure from the Canadian government

 

Lobby-busting tour tells EU embassies: don’t give in to pressure from the Canadian government

Last week, we briefly told you about a lobby-busting tour being

Canada tries to hide Alberta tar sands carbon emissions

Barely a day goes by it seems when someone from Stephen Harper’s government is not touting the benefits of the Alberta tar sands. Read more…..

Canada on secret oil offensive: Documents

The Canadian government has been carrying out a secret plan in Europe to boost investment and keep world markets open for the Alberta tar sands, collaborating with major oil companies …

Canada pressured EU over its green policy to protect Alberta’s oilsands: Documents

A battle over foreign environmental policies that target Alberta’s oilsands has spilled over into a meeting between Prime Minister Stephen Harper and European Union President Jose Manuel Barroso, according to newly released …

EU to tackle Canadian tar sands in new law

Europe’s trade and climate chiefs are preparing to take a stand against imports of oil from Canada’s polluting tar sands, despite fears the move might wreck a multi-billion dollar trade …

Tar sand row threatens Canada-EU trade deal

Canada has threatened to scrap a trade deal with the European Union if the EU persists with plans that would block imports of Canada’s highly polluting tar sands, according to …

Ensuring carbon reductions from fuel production (Transport and Environment)

This document from Transport and Environment highlights the importance of how Article 7a of the Fuel Quality Directive is implemented.

Ensuring carbon reductions from fuel production: How the EU should …

Oil sands image in Europe

Ms. Evans mentions Diana McQueen’s trip and the Ross Hornby letter. She also announces the government’s
“intent over the next few months to have a number of targeted missions to …

European meetings on responsible development key to advancing Alberta’s competitiveness

This is a press release and trip itinerary for Alberta Energy’s parliamentary assistant Diana McQueen lobbying mission to Europe, from March 15 to March 23 2010.

Diana McQueen will be …

Jeanette Patell to Satu Hassi – Meeting follow-up Ambassador Ross Hornby mission of Canada

This is an email following up on a tar sands lobbying meeting between Ambassador Ross Hornby and Satu Hass, a Member of European Parliament from Jeanette Patell.…

European parliament – draft report on the proposal for a directive introducing a mechanism to monitor and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from fuels

EU Policy: ‘DRAFT REPORT on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 98/70/EC as regards the specification of petrol, diesel and gas-oil…’…