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August 27, 2012 Environment

"Green Bitumen?!"

Nuclear reactors in the tar sands

February 20, 2012 International News

Island Hopping With Emera

Barbados is the latest Caribbean island to feel the Emera squeeze

December 21, 2011 Foreign Policy

Extreme Extraction

Oil production plans could reshape Morocco's economy and environment

December 7, 2011 Foreign Policy

Oil in the Desert

Will water be sacrificed to oil in Jordan?

November 30, 2011 Foreign Policy

Apartheid Oil

Crude oil trapped in shale could transform Israel into energy powerhouse

May 13, 2011 Environment

Small Town Power

A community with energy to spare

May 9, 2011 Environment

It's Not Easy Being Green!

Unraveling myths of sustainable power

April 20, 2011 Original Peoples

BC Hydro-St'at'imc Authority Agreement Creates a Wave of Opposition

Deal opens territory to hydro in new ways, say critics

March 10, 2011 Agriculture

Sludge Storm

Conference organizers want biosolids out of Nova Scotia

December 23, 2010 Agriculture

Hemp Wanted

Once illegal material promises dizzying array of green energy uses

On the map with Avi Lewis

Oil. Canada has it and the US craves it. But what are the implications of treating Alberta's tar sands as America's security blanket?

April 21, 2009 Apr 21 by CBC
September 8, 2008 Business

Canada's Tar Lobby

Tar Sands Lobbyists Focus on US Democrats

August 23, 2008 Weblog:

Peru: Indigenous occupations end with victory in Congress

On August 22nd, the Peruvian Congress repealed two legislative decrees at the root of the indigenous demonstrations that paralyzed various roads and energy installations from August 9th through 20th. The indigenous movement of the Amazon, home to 65 different indigenous nations, declared victory.

[note: several of the hyperlinks are to articles and websites in Spanish.]

Background

Peruvian President Alan Garcia approved more than 100 legislative decrees in the first half of 2008, making use of special powers bestowed upon the Executive branch by the Congress in order to bring the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the US and Peru into effect. The FTA was signed in 2006 and passed - despite opposition - by the US House and Senate in late 2007.

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December 31, 2007 Features

What the Tar Sands Need

Processing requires massive inputs of water, energy, land, labour

June 8, 2007 Weblog:

Lula da Silva on Biofuels... Sure is easier than land reform!

Brazilian president Lula da Silva has written a piece called 'Challenges for the G8 summit' for La Jornada de Mexico.

He states:

"The promotion of the use of ethanol and biodiesel helps to democratize access to energy, and diminishes world dependance on finite hydrocarbon reserves...

[Biofuels] constitute economic, social and technological alternatives that are within the reach of countries that are economically poor, but rich in soils and arable lands...

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