For months now, methane pollution has been billowing from the Porter Ranch facility into the local community.
In yet another sign that coal has no future, Canada’s Alberta province has announced its commitment to phase out coal by 2030.
Just one day after Canada’s new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet were sworn into office, activists are camping out in front of his new Ottawa home reminding him to “get to work on real climate action.”
TransCanada, the company behind the Keystone XL pipeline, is banking on a Republican president following President Obama, announcing Monday that it wants the Obama administration to suspend its permit request for the pipeline until after the next election.
High hopes are sweeping through Canada as the country’s oil-driven government finally collapsed.
In his latest push for action on climate change, US President Barack Obama yesterday called on nations including his own to ramp up their commitments for reducing harmful carbon emissions.
The centerpiece of President Obama’s climate change strategy – the Clean Power Plan – is now finalized.
From tumbling oil prices to leaky pipelines, Canada’s oil industry is looking bleaker by the day. Increasingly concerned with the volatility of the commodity, global investors pulled $200 billion worth of investments from the oil and gas sector this week, of which 30 per cent would have directly contributed to tar sands projects in Alberta.
In another sign that businesses are waking up to the threat of climate change, executives from 13 major American businesses have announced at least $140 billion in new investments to take on climate change.
As environmentalists celebrate the 200th coal plant phase out in the United States, for the first time in history natural gas is overtaking coal as the country’s largest power sources.