Kinder Morgan, the Texas-based corporation with a disturbing reputation for cost-cutting, purchased Trans Mountain in 2005. It has had four major spills along that route since then. The president of Kinder Morgan Canada Ian Anderson said recently that he wasn't "smart enough" to know if climate change was real.
Yet the Trudeau government opted to ignore the concerns surrounding this pipeline... View details ⇨
"Like many things with climate change, it's the math that is terrifyingly simple. On the good news side, Canada recently announced plans to implement a national carbon tax and phase out coal fired power, two moves that would mean an 18 megatonne and 5 megatonne, respectively, reduction in our emissions by 2030. On the other side of the ledger, Kinder Morgan would add well over 100 megatonnes... View details ⇨
"The Trudeau government got elected on a promise to improve decision-making on oil pipelines. It has now approved the Enbridge Line 3 expansion, Trans Mountain and rejected Enbridge’s Northern Gateway.
Two of the decisions are not surprising. Northern Gateway is controversial, was unable to get contractual commitments from producers and never would have been built. Enbridge Line 3 is less... View details ⇨