The Disaffected Lib: So What’s Our Excuse?

Amnesty International is urging Britain’s Cameron government to stop arms shipments to Saudi Arabia.  Amnesty claims the weapons are being used to deliberately slaughter civilians in Houthi-rebel controlled parts of Yemen. Amnesty said it found a pattern of “appalling disregard” for civilian lives by the Saudi-led coalition in an investigation of 13 air strikes in ...

The Disaffected Lib: That Cold Lake Bitumen Spill – It Just Keeps Rollin’ Along

The 10-week old Cold Lake bitumen spill is expected to stop – basically whenever it stops itself.   The company, Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., says there’s nothing it can do to staunch the leak other than collect whatever bitumen it can from the surface and haul out the dead animals. On Wednesday morning, the company said ...

The Disaffected Lib: Everything You Need to Know About DilBit

Confused about diluted bitumen, the stuff Ottawa and Alberta are so determined to push through British Columbia?  It’s not easy to find balanced information on dilbit so it was great to find a “Dilbit Primer” published by Inside Climate News.  The primer doesn’t answer every question and is remarkably candid about issues that remain uncertain.   ...