Tag: Greenpeace

Assessing GHG emissions as part of Energy East pipeline review will drag out process – CAPP

Assessing GHG emissions as part of Energy East pipeline review will drag out process – CAPP

CAPP says GHG emissions already assessed by Canadian environment dept., NEB just duplicating effort The Canadian energy industry hasn’t been enthusiastic about recent proposed changes to the National Energy Board and yesterday’s decision to include upstream and downstream greenhouse gas emissions as part of the Energy East pipeline review is drawing criticism. Energy East is […]

Desjardins suspends financing for Canadian pipelines under pressure from Greenpeace, indigenous activists

Desjardins suspends financing for Canadian pipelines under pressure from Greenpeace, indigenous activists

Greenpeace promises Standing Rock-style opposition if Kinder Morgan begins Trans Mountain Expansion construction in Sept. The largest network of credit unions in North America, Quebec-based Desjardins Group, is temporarily suspending lending for pipelines and will decide in Sept. if the decision is permanent. Desjardins is a lender to Kinder Morgan’s controversial Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline from Alberta […]

Greenpeace looks to regulator to halt Trans Mountain IPO

Greenpeace looks to regulator to halt Trans Mountain IPO

Trans Mountain pipeline given approval by federal gov’t last year Environmental group Greenpeace is asking the Alberta securities regulator to halt Kinder Morgan’s IPO for the Trans Mountain pipeline until the company discloses the climate change risks associated with the pipeline to its potential investors. Kinder Morgan is looking to raise $1.75 billion in its […]

Is the Canadian climate protest movement really worth all the bother?

Is the Canadian climate protest movement really worth all the bother?

Climate policies are more aggressive, the Energy Transition is underway, Canadians support the current approach, why protest? Another weekend, another climate protest march, this one Saturday in various cities across Canada. Is another march really worth all the fuss? I’ve written extensively about pipeline protests (Dakota Access, Northern Gateway, Trans Mountain Expansion), lack of respect […]

After #ExxonKnew failure, activists try attacking Shell

After #ExxonKnew failure, activists try attacking Shell

Why should anyone take #ExxonKnew – or maybe it’s #ShellKnew now – seriously? By Katie Brown, PhD, EnergyInDepth What do wealthy activists do now that their #ExxonKnew campaign has failed? Choose another oil company to target, apparently. But the sequel is never as good as the original – and in this case, the original was […]

Greenpeace claims immunity from lawsuits because claims are ‘hyperbole’

Greenpeace claims immunity from lawsuits because claims are ‘hyperbole’

Greenpeace also funded by Rockefeller Brothers Fund and Rockefeller Family Fund By Katie Brown, PhD, EnergyInDepth There’s been an interesting twist of events involving Greenpeace, one of the major groups pushing the failing #ExxonKnew campaign: They’ve been sued by Resolute, a Canadian forest-products company, for defamation and false claims about the company’s operations. But when […]

Why is the Trudeau Govt trying to fix the NEB when it isn’t broken?

Why is the Trudeau Govt trying to fix the NEB when it isn’t broken?

Opening up the environmental review process risks having process hijacked by eco-activists Canadians lack confidence in the National Energy Board (NEB) – an assertion by eco-activist pipeline opponents which has been accepted unconditionally by the Trudeau Government. But is it true? Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr – the cabinet member responsible for the quasi-independent agency – […]

By November 27, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Industry needs to own its mistakes in Dakota Access pipeline protest

Industry needs to own its mistakes in Dakota Access pipeline protest

Dakota Access pipeline protest has already become Keystone XL sequel – promises to be bigger and worse for industry Last weekend, someone burned construction equipment at an Iowa site of the halted Dakota Access pipeline project. A blazing bulldozer is the perfect metaphor for the raging tire fire that is industry’s handling of what has become the next […]

Former Greenpeace boss rebukes “Keep-It-In-The-Ground”

Former Greenpeace boss rebukes “Keep-It-In-The-Ground”

Tindale’s background as a Greenpeace leader shows just how extreme anti-fracking groups like Greenpeace actually are by Lily Emamian, EnergyInDepth A former head of Greenpeace made headlines this week when he rebuked his former colleagues’ “Keep-It-In-The-Ground” platform by noting that hydraulic fracturing was “part of the answer” for climate change. Stephen Tindale, a former Greenpeace […]

By October 21, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Greenpeace supports pipeline tampering, says ‘climate movement is willing and able’ to do it again

Greenpeace supports pipeline tampering, says ‘climate movement is willing and able’ to do it again

Greenpeace stands with Climate Direct Action, whose members say they are willing to sacrifice themselves to protect the Earth from the Alberta oil sands, pipelines What were they thinking? American climate change activists closed five pipelines carrying Canadian oil sands crude to US markets Tuesday by shutting valves at pumping stations, endangering lives and property. Such […]