The Wilderness Committee, the Council of Canadians, allied environmental groups and concerned citizens have signed on to an open letter demanding that the B.C. government end its partnership with Science World involving ongoing promotional workshops about liquefied natural gas (LNG).
The Council of Canadians, the Wilderness Committee, allied environmental groups and concerned citizens have signed an open letter demanding that the British Columbia government "end the partnership it has established with Science World to promote the liquefied natural gas industry through a province-wide series of community seminars." Science World - located in the Expo Centre building from Expo...
New Brunswick premier Brian Gallant has introduced legislation for a provincial moratorium on fracking.
The Globe and Mail reports, "Mark D’Arcy of the Council of Canadians, who has attended anti-shale gas rallies across the province, said he believes many New Brunswickers support the government’s decision. 'This is a great Christmas present', he said."
Victoria — Today, after Premier Christy Clark announced the approval of the controversial Site C dam, the Council of Canadians expressed its indignation over the B.C. government’s environmental short-sightedness.
The European Parliament has narrowly voted to allow a weakened Fuel Quality Directive, a modest climate measure to reduce emissions from transport fuel by 6 per cent by 2020, to proceed.