Kenney rejects idea of Alberta speaking to Green New Deal advocates after spectacular drop in oil prices

Premier Jason Kenney said Friday that he sees a future where Alberta continues to be a key global supplier of oil and gas, and that his government has no plans to speak with U.S. politicians who advocate for economies to…

Suncor Energy files application for base oilsands mine extension

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 2, 2020 5:11 pm Updated March 2, 2020 5:13 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada is inviting public…

‘This is a dress rehearsal for illegal protests on pretty much any major project’: Kenney

February 11 2020 6:43pm Alberta Premier Jason Kenney sounds off on the protests over the Coastal GasLink pipeline. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url:…

Jason Kenney calls Coastal Gas Link blockades a ‘dress rehearsal’ for future project fight

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 11, 2020 5:45 pm Updated February 11, 2020 5:47 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he’s concerned blockades in…

Global fossil fuel production will soon thwart Paris Agreement climate targets, report warns

The world’s top fossil fuel-producing countries are significantly expanding production of oil, natural gas and coal, undermining efforts to reach their climate targets, according to an analysis conducted by several think tanks and the United Nations Environment Programme. For the…

Elizabeth May on Alberta: ‘fossil fuels have no economic future’

November 15 2019 12:07pm Green party MP Elizabeth May commented on the province of Alberta and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, stating that there are “toxic liabilities” in the province and that it is not exempt from climate change within the…

Review of Canadian fossil fuel subsidies appears to be behind schedule: environmental advocate

Canada’s promise to produce an inventory of its fossil fuel subsidies as part of a joint peer review with Argentina appears to be off schedule and may not deliver results until 2021, an environmental advocate says. The peer review, which…

Energy sector leaders call climate strikers naive, but recognize their right to protest

Oil and gas industry insiders say demands by organizers of Friday’s Global Climate Strike to transition swiftly away from fossil fuels to 100 per cent renewable energy are naive and unrealistic. But the leaders reached on the sidelines of the…

Young Edmontonians join global ‘climate strike’ to demand action on global warming

Friday saw massive crowds of people across the planet attend rallies demanding action on climate change and in Edmonton, a couple hundred young people marched downtown before taking part in a “die-in” to draw attention to what they fear may…

City of Vancouver votes to demand fossil fuel companies cover climate change costs

Vancouver city council has voted in favour of demanding fossil fuel companies pay their share of costs related to the impacts of climate change. The motion, which passed 7-4, points to a B.C. government report that projects the City of…