Category Archives: Sustainability

Another Western Canadian Coastal gas project has been cancelled

The logo for ExxonMobil appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on April 23, 2018. RICHARD DREW/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS — Exxon Mobil shelves $25-billion B.C. LNG project Another gas project on the West … Continue reading

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Subsidies for fossil fuels and investing revenues

Eamon Mac Mahon, ASSOCIATED PRESS Syncrude upgrader facilities on the Athabasca river near Fort McMurray Alberta — Dec 18 2018 – Collection of articles and reports – Kevin Yaworski — Liberals announce $1.6B for Western Canada’s beleaguered energy sector It … Continue reading

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Trump fuel economy rollback is based on misleading and shoddy calculations, study finds

Collection of several articles and scientific research analysis. — The Trump Administration on August 2, 2018, released a proposal to freeze model year vehicle greenhouse gas (GHG) and fuel economy standards at model year 2020 levels through model year 2026, … Continue reading

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Hustle in the oil patch: Inside a looming financial and environmental crisis – Investigation

Just a few years after the boom, energy companies are shedding distressed wells for next to nothing. It’s a brisk trade in junk assets — and it’s going virtually unchecked by regulators. Who will pay to clean it up? JEFF … Continue reading

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U.S. court affirms verdict holding Monsanto weed-killers responsible for man’s cancer

This recent court case ruled the Monsanto (now owned by Bayer) RoundUp herbicide caused a man’s cancer. It got accidentally sprayed inside his suit and all over his skin. Bayer and their supporters will say it still safe to use … Continue reading

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Concerns and impacts of a rapid rate of climate change

NASA graphic shows record global heat anomalies — Nov 16 2018 – Kevin Yaworski – Canadian and Global Citizen Nearly everyone agrees the climate on planet earth has changed in a varying cycle of hot and cold periods over millions … Continue reading

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Ottawa to announce rebates in provinces without carbon reduction plan

Giant flames burn off waste gases as smoke and steam belch from steel mills in Hamilton, Ont., on Feb. 1, 2007. J.P. MOCZULSKI/THE CANADIAN PRESS — SHAWN MCCARTHY – GLOBAL AND MAIL ENERGY REPORTER OTTAWA PUBLISHED OCTOBER 22, 2018 UPDATED … Continue reading

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