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Canadian tar sands pipeline controversy

This video from Canada says about itself:

17 December 2013

In northern Alberta, a boreal forest the size of Florida covers some of the most controversial sand in the world.

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Human Rights

North Dakota promises it won't let Standing Rock protesters freeze

Protestors camped in resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline face a harsh winter. But as temperatures dip below zero degrees Fahrenheit in North Dakota, emergency service officials say they won’t let protestors freeze. 264 more words

Clashes, arrests and fears — North Dakota pipeline protest at a boiling point

I find this story to be similar to what happened with Native Americans and colonists back in the 1800s. The Native Americans try to protect their land while their colonists tried to kick them out for economical or political reasons. 204 more words


Rockefellers vs ExxonMobil vs Rockefellers

Rockefellers at war: Famous family feud after some descendants speak out against ExxonMobil – the company to which they owe their fortune – for downplaying climate…

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Battle for Aleppo Over, Real War has Begun

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has essentially reclaimed the city of Aleppo in the past couple of days. The failure to break the siege from the Southwest coupled with the Turkish Army not resupplying militants meant the situation wouldn’t hold for long. 795 more words


US Oil Exports Spike

Because the US Congress lifted restrictions, the US has seen a 1,284% increase in oil exports since 2009. Fracking greatly increased US oil production capacity, but the oil it produced is thin and hard to refine. 116 more words