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Corporate Intimidation: Chevron SLAPPs Ecuadorians

Originally Published on Greenpeace International

By Rex Weyler

These days, when powerful corporations get caught breaking the law, polluting the Earth, violating human rights, or all of those crimes simultaneously, they don’t pay the fine and make amends, like normal citizens. They attack.

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What Are BC’s Oil Companies Getting For Their Money?

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1The Vancouver Observer just ran an excellent piece about the millions of dollars that gas and oil companies have been donating to BC’s Liberal Party. Calgary based Encana, for example, has sunk ten times as much into our political campaigns as they have spent in Alberta. Enbridge, Kinder Morgan, Spectra Energy, Chevron and the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers have all invested more here. It makes you wonder, what are BC’s oil companies getting for their money?

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Preparing For The Carbon Bubble

by Roy L Hales

Screen shot 2014-03-18 at 3.43.47 PMBusiness as usual is no longer a viable option for the fossil fuel industry. At the present rate of consumption, the World is heading towards a 6°C rise in global temperatures. Fossil fuel companies should be preparing for the carbon bubble, rather than exposing their investors to financial and climate risk.
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Does BC Really Need A Fracking Dam on Site C?

By Roy L Hales

Screen shot 2014-03-18 at 3.43.47 PMOne of the first questions that needs to be addressed, in regard to the proposed dam at site C on the Peace river, is why BC needs to be embark upon a $7.9 billion project at this time.
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