If health, safety and environmental protection are main considerations on the issue of hydraulic fracturing, as stated by the Department of Natural Resources and the provincial government, then why is it we so rarely, if at all, see media releases pertaining to hydraulic fracturing from the premier, the environment minister, and the health minister?
But it only receives support from a fraction of us.
Program reached more than 140,000 people over five years
We wouldn’t take it so easily for granted.
The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador didn’t get the memo about climate change
Any further cuts to parks agency will effectively destroy it
With oil prices falling and budget deficits growing, a carbon tax is the smartest way to deal with the province’s fiscal crisis.
And all of our protected areas, for that matter.
“We have to stop believing that the way to make a living is through mega projects.”
A lone star from western Newfoundland provides an early chapter in the success story of starfish.
The Muskrat Falls alternative—conservation and demand side management—is more job intensive, employs Newfoundland and Labrador residents almost exclusively, and saves money for ratepayers, government and industry.
Institutional discrimination at its best: The ‘old boys club’ reviews fracking
He’s got enemies on both sides of the fracking debate, but University of Waterloo engineer Maurice Dusseault doesn’t shy away from questions about how fracking relates to climate change, capitalism, and the “revolving door” between the fossil fuel industry and government
The takeaway from a public discussion on fracking Tuesday evening in St. John’s? There are a lot of questions that need answering before people welcome the controversial method of fossil fuel extraction into the province.
The province’s new forest strategy is promising and progressive. Let’s make sure it’s acted on.
But that will only happen if we make it one
If the provincial government is truly interested in rural diversification, it needs to stop ignoring an industry with huge potential
Stewardship Association of Municipalities launches a conservation fund that could change our conservation landscape
We’re doing pretty well for ourselves, even if it is killing the planet. Bringing about change is going to be harder than we like to admit.
Enlisting help from across Canada could move protected areas agenda forward