Category Archives: Oil and Gas

Oil Tankers, protesting, Irving and Canadian oil and gas

Canada Action Black outline denotes where ENGO’s are fighting to ban tankers. Red shapes are tankers. All the while the world is closing in on consuming 100 million barrels of oil a day. ENGO’s only want to land-lock Canadian oil. … Continue reading

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B.C. introduces law to require cars, trucks sold by 2040 be zero emission

(Toby Talbot/Associated Press) British Columbia Legislation aims to phase out gas-powered vehicles The Canadian Press · Posted: Apr 10, 2019 4:08 PM PT | Last Updated: April 10 The legislation would apply to new vehicles for sale or lease. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/b-c-introduces-law-to-require-cars-trucks-sold-by-2040-be-zerContinue reading

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OPINION: Don’t be so sure a carbon tax will survive the Supreme Court

Special to Postmedia Network Published: April 5, 2018 Updated: April 5, 2018 https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/guest-column-dont-be-so-sure-a-carbon-tax-will-survive-the-supreme-court Commentary “The Carbon Tax came into effect April 1st, 2019 for Provinces without their own federaly approved carbon reduction scheme. This may be grinding its way through … Continue reading

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Trump’s drilling plans for the Arctic and Atlantic oceans declared ‘illegal’ | National Post

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Getty Images Washington Post Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post March 30, 2019 3:03 PM EDT Filed under: News World https://nationalpost.com/news/world/trumps-drilling-plans-for-the-arctic-and-atlantic-oceans-declared-illegal

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Don’t believe a carbon tax can effect huge change? Just ask British Columbia

OPINION JILL TIPPING AND MAXIMILIAN KNIEWASSER CONTRIBUTED TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL PUBLISHED APRIL 5, 2019 https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-dont-believe-a-carbon-tax-can-effect-huge-change-just-ask-british/# — Commentary If there was more transparency and requirments for more accurate ways to measure and ensuring the goals of carbon emissions reduction … Continue reading

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Canadian Government proposing replacing the National Energy Board Regulator via Bill-C69 and appointing board members and high paid CEO

March 30 2019 – Various news sources plus commentary Here is an update on the status of Bill-C69, a collection of news articles, details of the appointments and some commentary. This bill passed in the house with Liberal majority and … Continue reading

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Alberta Energy Regulator suspends fracking well linked to Red Deer earthquake

SYLVAN LAKE, ALTA THE CANADIAN PRESS PUBLISHED MARCH 5, 2019 UPDATED MARCH 6, 2019 4.6 Magnitude earthquake from fracking caused houses to shake and power blackout early Monday morning in several communities on AB. Should this be a wake up … Continue reading

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