Posts by Kai Nagata - Page 11

How do we save the climate from President Trump?

November 9, 2016 | 

The power of local resistance in the face of destructive political forces.  I was in my last year of high school when U.S. President George W. Bush decided to ...

Liberals ready to sacrifice three MPs for Kinder Morgan

Gains in Alberta will offset B.C. blowback, sources say Trudeau government officials believe approving the Kinder Morgan pipeline and oil tanker project will jeopardize three Liberal seats in B.C. ...

Pipeline panel proves critics correct

Why did Kinder Morgan panel chair publish her opinion before hearings conclude? Can you imagine a judge publishing her opinion on a criminal trial before either side has finished ...

Letter shows Trudeau ready to break promise on Kinder Morgan

Oil tanker approval would betray written commitment by Liberals. Sitting in a Burnaby hotel ballroom this week across from three sheepish federal pipeline panelists, I couldn’t help but remember ...

She was called out for conflict of interest. Her response is bizarre.

Review panel member says her past with Kinder Morgan is no big deal. Imagine in the middle of a murder trial, it turned out one of the jurors was ...

Why No Climate Action? Follow The Money

June 27, 2016 | 

Big polluters donate big bucks to B.C. politicians Here’s a puzzle: Why is Enbridge, a Calgary-based pipeline operator, still donating money to politicians in B.C.? The company has given ...

CBC pretends Trans Mountain’s 69 oil spills never happened

May 27, 2016 | 

Truth is the first casualty of the pipeline wars The next time Canada’s public broadcaster publishes a column by Calgary pundit Duane Bratt, it should come with a disclaimer: ...

Whose pipelines are these, anyway?

Crashing heavy oil prices great for China, Saudi Arabia “Oil to tidewater.” It’s an industry mantra happily adopted by politicians – and even some environmentalists. But ask yourself this: ...

Meet the trophy-hunting clowns who dictate wildlife policy in B.C.

April 29, 2016 | 

Afro wigs, bananas and big cheques for the politicians in the room It’s Spring, which means the usual passel of foreign executives, weird dentists, and professional sports players are ...

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