TOPIC: LNG

Opinion

Using natural gas as a climate solution will become a climate problem

What is clear is that planned LNG growth is not compatible with a Paris target climate solution for the electricity sector.

Missiles fly, but Ukraine's pipeline network keeps Russian gas flowing to Europe

For Europe, the web of natural gas pipelines crisscrossing Ukraine is a lifeline that keeps the lights on; for Russia, a cash cow it won't easily give up; and for Ukraine, a security blanket that offers some protection against Russian airstrikes. We look at why none of the three entities are ready to cut off the flow through those pipelines just yet.
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How Indigenous pipeline resistance keeps emissions in the ground

From Wet'suwet'en to Mi'kmaw opposition, Indigenous peoples are fighting fossil fuels. A new report adds up the emissions saved from pipeline resistance across North America.
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B.C. LNG in critical spotlight at COP26

The CBC’s Johanna Wagstaffe says activists have put British Columbia’s liquified natural gas industry to a critical spotlight at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.
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Quebec nixes Saguenay LNG plant that would have carried Western Canadian natural gas to markets overseas

The Quebec government pulled the plug on the liquified natural gas project in Saguenay. Guest host Peter Tardif calls out to one of the citizens who's been actively campaigning against GNL, and to Josée Néron, Mayor of Saguenay.

OPINION | Indigenous ownership could be the key to reconciling oil industry and protesters

Social justice for Indigenous peoples, combined with transitioning to the low carbon global energy future while monetizing Canada’s natural oil resource wealth, is the way forward.

COVID-19 pandemic leads to delay of Woodfibre LNG project

Construction on the Woodfibre LNG project southwest of Squamish, B.C., on the West Coast has been delayed for a year due in part to effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Influx of 4,500 workers raises fears of violence against women in B.C.'s northwest

LNG Canada is bringing prosperity to Kitimat. But it's also put strain on the community and brought up a common fear that "man camps" made up of predominantly male workers will make the area dangerous for women.

Draft agreement between governments, Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs offers hope and uncertainty

Key figures in the talks say the draft accord reached on Sunday gives them hope that a consensus over the Coastal GasLink pipeline can be found. But, they add, this week will be critical in gauging how Indigenous groups and activists across the country who support the Wet'suwet'en cause will react to the agreement.
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Protests continue after rail blockade dismantled, 10 arrested

Protests continued Monday after police dismantled the rail blockade in Tyendinaga Mohawk territory and arrested 10 people.
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RCMP patrols add to tension in Wet'suwet'en territory

RCMP moved their camp off Wet'suwet'en territory, but continued patrols remain a hurdle in trying to negotiate a solution to rail blockades across the country. 
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Deadline put on Ontario rail blockade

Ontario Provincial Police told Tyendinaga Mohawks they will face possible investigation and charges if a rail blockade isn’t cleared by midnight Sunday.  
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Wet’suwet’en coverage: Has the media been fair? | The Weekly with Wendy Mesley

As the Wet’suwet’en land dispute story continues to dominate the headlines, critics wonder: Are journalists giving it fair coverage?
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RCMP offer to pull back from Wet'suwet'en territory as rail blockades continue

There are no signs of movement after the RCMP offered to leave Wet'suwet'en territory to try to move toward ending rail blockades across the country.
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Kanesatake Mohawk grand chief retracts comments about rail blockades

A Kanesatake Mohawk grand chief retracted comments calling for an end to the rail blockades after community members locked him out of the band office. 
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Supporters of pipeline through Wet'suwet'en territory speak up

Hundreds of supporters of a pipeline through Wet'suwet'en territory met Wednesday about the project that’s divided a community. 
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Pipeline project divides Wet'suwet'en people

History and internal politics play a role in the internal division over the Coastal GasLink pipeline among the Wet'suwet'en people.

B.C. premier tasks former MP Nathan Cullen with 'de-escalating' Coastal GasLink conflict

Former Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen is stepping into the Coastal GasLink dispute to act as an intermediary between the Wet'suwe'ten hereditary chiefs, the province of B.C., RCMP, Coastal GasLink and others. 
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Go underwater with humpbacks and orcas in NFB's "Whale and the Raven"

Producer Andrew Williamson describes the unique storytelling methods used in this documentary

First Nation expects more police action after court sides with natural gas company over pipeline

Wet'suwet'en hereditary chief Na'moks said he wasn't surprised that the court granted Coastal GasLink an interim injunction against members of the First Nation and others who oppose the pipeline.

Chevron to sell its 50% stake in Kitimat LNG project as it writes down assets by $10B

The decision by Chevron Corp. to try to sell its 50 per cent stake in the Kitimat LNG project on the B.C. coast throws a symbolic dash of "long-dated cold water" on growth in the Canadian natural gas industry, an analysis says.

Environment minister's comments on carbon credits 'frustrating,' says CAPP boss

The Calgary-based head of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers says he’s frustrated with comments made by Canada’s environment minister ahead of this week’s global climate conference in Madrid.

Outcome of China-U.S. trade fight raises questions for Canada's oilpatch

Canadian Energy Research Institute is flagging the potential risk of a trade deal between the U.S. and China should American producers become the preferred oil and gas suppliers to Asia's economic giant.

New Alaska venture plans to ship LNG to Asia through Arctic

A new company plans to partner with Exxon to ship liquefied natural gas from Alaska's North Slope to Asian markets, officials said.
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Explore our series examining plans to bring a new pipeline and LNG terminal to Quebec

Énergie Saguenay, a proposed $14-billion pipeline and LNG terminal, is the largest private investment project in recent Quebec history. CBC Quebec journalists travelled across the province to find out what's at stake.

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