Monthly Archives: February 2012

19th February 2012. The recent developments in Canada around the Northern Gateway are just part of a wider plot.

I had been getting ready to write something about the effort by our Canadian national government to paint any opposition to the Northern Gateway as traitorous, foreign-inspired, or even terrorism.  It seemed a lot like pandering to big oil as far as I could see.  But while it is only tangentially related, the news about … Continue reading »

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10th January 2012. Canada is embarking on an interesting conversation about the value of environment

Today was the first day of public hearings into the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline planned to transport tar sands product to the Pacific and thence to Asian markets.  Over the next two years, the three-person federal review panel assessing the $6.6 Billion proposed Enbridge Inc. pipeline, will travel to numerous communities and listen to thousands … Continue reading »

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4th January, Peter’s interview with Michael Stone on Conversations is now on-line

The interview took place at the end of November, while the Durban conference was making little progress, and we talk about that a bit at the start.  Listen to the full interview here.

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