Co2 Art: HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Rio Tinto Alcan Locks Out 800 Workers in Quebec

It seems that corporate tax cuts do not go a long way to slake the thirst of profit loving foreign owned corporations. For example, the news that Rio Tinto Alcan has locked out 800 workers in Quebec.  Maybe something you could get away with at some point, like 3 years ago when they shut down ...

Co2 Art: HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Rio Tinto Alcan Locks Out 800 Workers in Quebec

It seems that corporate tax cuts do not go a long way to slake the thirst of profit loving foreign owned corporations. For example, the news that Rio Tinto Alcan has locked out 800 workers in Quebec.  Maybe something you could get away with at some point, like 3 years ago when they shut down ...

DeSmogBlog: Lobby Planet report shows Brussels spinning with corporate influence

lobbyplanet.jpeg THE maxim of the lobbyist is generally to be heard but not seen, although a new report on the concentration of lobbying in Brussels suggests you'd be hard pressed to go anywhere in Belgium's capital without bumping into several.   Not-for-profit research and campaign group Corporate Europe Observatory has released an update to its ...

DeSmogBlog - Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: Hit Movie Red Dog and Its Mining Industry Funding

red_dog.jpg WE’RE all used to a bit of product placement in today’s movie industry. The latest mobile phone is pinned to the ear of an international spy. A popular brand of beer is gulped by an anti-hero. The latest sports car roars through a street chase. This embedded marketing is as much a part of a trip to ...

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Then again… election news mine edition

On the one hand, Rio Tinto ”Plans to double Labrador mine output”  according to the headline on a CBC news report. On the other hand, ONE of Australia’s leading experts on global risk warned yesterday that a China slowdown would cause "quite an emptying of the large resource investment pipeline in Australia". "Needless to say, ...