Stop Oil and Gas Pipelines

Thursday, July 03, 2014

A Rallying Cry for Climate Defenders

Does it seem to you like you take your eye off your backyard for a day, and the next thing you know there's an oil or gas pipeline proposed to run through it? 

Right now Canadians are facing an onslaught of fossil fuel projects as companies work to get their products east and west to the coastline, or south to the United States. But what's the rush? At a time when the world's nations are finally coming to grips with the challenge of climate change, why is the government of Canada so supportive of pipeline proposals that will make this challenge even greater?

With so many new pipeline proposals popping up each year, and so many names to keep up with – like Kinder Morgan, Energy East and Keystone XL – you may feel a little overwhelmed!

In this report, you'll find an easy-to-read summary of newly proposed and recently approved oil and gas projects that are "in the pipeline" for Canada's communities. You'll also find out more about the political influence that fossil fuel companies hold in Canada, and the political power exerted by oil industry lobbyists to impact Canadian regulations. 

Read the full report...