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Pressure on Church of England as Oxford diocese divests

Originally posted at tcktcktck.org

Oxford has become the first Church of England diocese to commit to divestment, this week, calling on the Church of England as a whole to join the growing movement in moving its money out of  dirty fossil fuels. 496 more words

Journalistic Portfolio

Mouvements régionaux contre le pipeline Énergie Est

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Jean-François Larose est deputé fédéral pour la circonscription de Repentigny, co fondateur de Forces et démocratie, opposé au pipeline Énergie Est, également opposé au contexte politique qui appui le pipeline. 12 more words

En Profondeur

An amazing chart of an amazing job-creating state; we owe a debt of gratitude to ‘Saudi Texas’ and the shale boom

Since the Great Recession started in 2008, employment has fallen along with the Labor Participation rate. It is only in the last 2 months that employment has gotten back to pre-recession levels for the US as a whole. 221 more words

GDP & Employment

Sioux Indian Song Stuns Senate After KeystoneXL Pipeline Vote Fails

This took place early last week and seems to have gotten lost in the shuffle of Obama’s immigration speech (bump to 20 seconds).

The Senate failed to achieve a filibuster proof majority (60 votes) to approve the construction the KeystoneXL pipeline which brings Canadian tar sands oil through the United States and Sioux Indian territory and down to the Gulf of Mexico to be refined into gasoline. 62 more words

Nadia Prupis: Dozens Arrested as Protest Grows against Canadian Tar Sands Facility

Standing on side of campaigners, local mayor vows to wage ‘war’ against fossil fuel giant and federal government to defend community.

Ongoing protests in British Columbia to stop a tar sands pipeline project by fossil fuel giant Kinder Morgan escalated on Thursday night after 26 protesters were violently arrested. 439 more words

News And Commentary

Pipelines, The Fight That No One Will Win.

Kinder Morgan, Trans Mountain, Northern Gateway, Keystone XL, all across North America these projects spark a lot of controversy. People are divided when it comes to support for oil pipeline projects. 460 more words

Vancouver

The most destructive project on Earth

It’s time to take a stand America. We want a cleaner environment for ourselves and for our children, I know that. But seriously, we all have to grow a spine and take a stand before the oil refineries, NOW! 136 more words

Health