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April 21 screening of SOMEDAY ALL OF THIS WILL BE YOURS: Earth Day Film Festival

Someday All of This Will Be Yours will have its San Francisco premier at the 1st annual Earth Day Film Festival.  It will be a part of the Visual Experiments showcase, screening April 21st at 8pm at the Merchants of Reality artists space in SoMa.

Sunfish Moon Light

Beneath the tar sands is even dirtier oil, and industry is salivating over it

The price of crude oil has slumped to its lowest point in six years, and that has sent some major oil companies scrambling to get out of expensive tar-sands projects in Alberta, Canada. 890 more words

Climate & Energy

shantiepc reblogged this on The EndPoint Business Blog and commented:

Terrible for the environment but could make Canada the number 1 producer of oil.

Alberta Regulations Re Water Management and Tailings Management

On March 13, the Alberta government announced two new policies meant to provide environmental protections in the Athabasca Oil Sands area. The Tailings Management Framework for Mineable Oilsands… 218 more words

Dear TransCanada: We Have Great Plains Land Narwhals

On April 3, the environment-decimating tar sands oil company, TransCanada, announced that its $12 billion Energy East project was now set to come online in 2020, instead of 2018 as originally planned. 199 more words

Politics

San Francisco Bay Area Refinery Corridor Healing Walks

In the San Francisco Bay Area of California, the Chevron refinery in Richmond is a familiar sight and one that is a constant reminder of the negative health effects that has plagued the community as a result of its presence.  770 more words

O aquecimento terrestre - João Vinagre

O efeito estufa acontece naturalmente, sem ele não seria possível estarmos vivos, porque sem ele a temperatura média na terra rondaria os -10 graus em vez dos 14 graus (entre os -60 graus e os +40 graus) registados no sec XX. 3,183 more words

Achegas

Canada Pushes Ahead with Alternatives to Keystone XL

Image Credit: Shell/flickr

A decision on whether to allow the Keystone XL Pipeline to be built in the U.S. could come at any time, but there are myriad other projects on the table designed to do exactly what Keystone XL was designed to do: transport Canadian tar sands oil to refineries. 675 more words

Environment