Tar Sands – Progress or Stupidity?

“With just 5% of the world’s population, the United States now burns up to 20.6 million barrels of oil a day, or 25% of the worlds current output.” The insatiable demand for oil means that US ports must accept on supertanker every four hours, just to keep the country running. From America’s perspective, the large […]

Canada – The Fat Cat

I wish I was artistic, sometimes the medium used conveys a message better than words. Franke James has said it better than I could. Check out the visual essay here. She ends the post with the following plea: If you’re a Canadian reading this, here’s the action plan from CLIMATE ACTION NETWORK CANADA: Take action to […]

Petro-gate – Starring Canada

Canada has a lot to lose from the possible global decisions being made in Copenhagen over the next few weeks – and most of it revolves around oil and natural gas reserves that are being exploited in Northern Alberta.