2012 archive

Canadian Video Parodies Tar Sands Giant Enbridge

In this controversial Canadian parody video, “A Path to a Canada No One Will Recognize”, riffs on tar sands giant Enbridge’s new campaign and slogan, “It’s more than a pipeline. It’s a path to our future.” Enbridge is proposing to build the Northern Gateway pipeline to pump tar sands through British Columbia and on to China. While …

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Why Liberals and Conservatives Agree on Keystone XL in Texas

While many progressives and liberals have been organizing around the Keystone XL pipeline since the Tar Sands Actions last fall, the issue is clearly beginning to unite southern conservatives in the state of Texas with the likes of Occupiers, Democrats and Independents. Landowners who identify as Tea Partiers are lining up against the pipeline from …

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Contaminating What Little Water Texas has Left

Texas is still experiencing a severe drought across much of the state. Gov. Rick Perry recently renewed the disaster proclamation he first issued in December of 2010. On April 3, 48 percent of the state was experiencing exceptional or extreme drought conditions. Texas State Climatologist John Nielson-Gammon declared the on-going drought the worst on record. …

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