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Why We Do Not Need Bay du Nord, More than Ever
Long term projects, like Bay du Nord, represent a bad investment for the economy in a world shifting away from fossil fuels.
March 11, 2022
# oil and gas
A Mom’s Plea for Action on Climate Change
We still have time to act on climate change and provide a hospitable future for our children. But the window of opportunity is closing—fast.
March 4, 2022
LETTER: Blue Hydrogen—A Dangerous Distraction?
Blue hydrogen depends on carbon capture and storage (CCS). CCS is about the fossil fuel industry saving itself rather than saving the planet.
January 21, 2022
Province, Feds Squabble Over $1M Oil Leak Cleanup
In 2017, Siobhan Coady asked the federal government to pick up tab on leaking abandoned oil wells on Shoal Point.
October 5, 2021
Green Transition or Greene Transition? Climate Policy in NL
For all the talk about a future transition to green energy and our ‘clean’ economy, Newfoundland and Labrador avoids tackling climate change.
June 25, 2021
Union and Industry Rally Together for Terra Nova
June 14, 2021
Newfoundland and Labrador’s ‘Clean Oil’ in a Global Context
The relative cleanliness of NL's offshore oil is the key selling-point for the industry's future in a low-carbon world. But does this argument hold up?
June 23, 2020
Keeping It In the Ground
Is directly targeting offshore oil production the most effective way to fight climate change in NL? Or should we focus more energy on reducing local…
October 16, 2019
Oil is On the Way Out, but NL is Going All-In
May 3, 2019
Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God
CHEAP Thrills: This Week at The House
March 15, 2019
Oil talk must include more discussion of privilege
A recent panel discussion at Petrocultures 2016 needed to admit the harsh truth: The shift to a ‘green economy’ will be uncomfortable.
September 8, 2016
On the place of work
The place of work shapes our lives, by its presence as well as its absence
February 5, 2015
Should we frack? (Emotions need not apply)
Institutional discrimination at its best: The ‘old boys club’ reviews fracking
December 6, 2014