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 and aggressively undermining European environmental measures, documents obtained by The […]
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 documents Read more..
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 deal, according to EU sources and documents. Read more….
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 documents and sources. Read more….
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 implement Article 7a of the Fuel Quality Directive.” Transport and […]
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 go and work with the EU since we know fully […]
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 speaking in Norway, England and Germany about Alberta’s focus on […]
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.
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…’ Draft Report on Directive 98/70/EC to European Parliament Committee on […]