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DeSmogBlog: Unethical Oil: Why Is Canada Killing Wolves and Muzzling Scientists To Protect Tar Sands Interests?

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In the latest and perhaps most astonishing display of the tar sands industry’s attacks on science and our democracy, the government of Alberta has made plans to initiate a large-scale wolf slaughter to provide cover for the destruction wrought by the industrialization of the boreal forest ecosystem.

In the coming years, an . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Unethical Oil: Why Is Canada Killing Wolves and Muzzling Scientists To Protect Tar Sands Interests?

DeSmogBlog: BC Tap Water Alliance Calls for Resignation of Energy Minister Coleman Over Fracking

Screen shot 2011-11-08 at 1.26.32 AM.png The B.C. Tap Water Alliance (BCTWA) called today for the resignation of British Columbia’s Energy Minister Rich Coleman. The demand comes on the hee… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: BC Tap Water Alliance Calls for Resignation of Energy Minister Coleman Over Fracking

DeSmogBlog: World’s Biggest Fracking Operations: CBC Covers the Shale Gas Boom in BC

Screen shot 2011-09-27 at 4.35.49 PM.png Yesterday the Canadian Broadcast Corporation (CBC) announced their investigative series on fracking in British Columbia. The feature report will cover the… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: World’s Biggest Fracking Operations: CBC Covers the Shale Gas Boom in BC

Oil Illiteracy. University of Calgary paid to deny climate change.

When a university takes money from an oil company to build skepticism for climate change, you not only have a dishonest higher educational body but also one that goes against everything that is sacred about the pursuit of knowledge. It becomes one big Con of a PR firm, you know like the Fraser Institute. Plus, . . . → Read More: Oil Illiteracy. University of Calgary paid to deny climate change. . . . → Read More: Oil Illiteracy. University of Calgary paid to deny climate change.

Oil Illiteracy. University of Calgary paid to deny climate change.

When a university takes money from an oil company to build skepticism for climate change, you not only have a dishonest higher educational body but also one that goes against everything that is sacred about the pursuit of knowledge. It becomes one&nbsp… . . . → Read More: Oil Illiteracy. University of Calgary paid to deny climate change.

DeSmogBlog: Talisman funded Friends of Science skeptic film

talismanlog-lg.gif Calgary oil company Talisman Energy has been outed as the major funder behind a Friends of Science video series that falsely tried to claim legitimacy by tacking a University o… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Talisman funded Friends of Science skeptic film

Carbon49 - a blog on sustainability for Canadian businesses: Canadian Companies Show Leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility

Canadian companies such as Talisman Energy are showing leadership in corporate social responsibility on the global stage. In a globalized world, it is important for companies that are operating in other countries or those seeking to establish international subsidiaries to act responsibly and furnish reports to prove the credibility. . . . → Read More: Carbon49 – a blog on sustainability for Canadian businesses: Canadian Companies Show Leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility

DeSmogBlog - Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: Free Water for Fracking: B.C. Government Gives 20-Year Withdrawal Permit to Talisman

Screen shot 2011-07-30 at 6.12.22 PM.png   British Columbia is providing the gas industry with 78 million cubic meters of free water each year, according to a recent CBC article. That water,… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog – Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: Free Water for Fracking: B.C. Government Gives 20-Year Withdrawal Permit to Talisman

DeSmogBlog - Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: Talisman Energy Shelves "Friendly Fracosaurus" Coloring Book After Colbert Smackdown

Screen shot 2011-07-15 at 7.05.56 PM.png Talisman Terry, the Friendly Fracosaurus, has been officially suspended from his duties as an unconventional gas mascot. The cartoon dinosaur was used to … . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog – Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: Talisman Energy Shelves "Friendly Fracosaurus" Coloring Book After Colbert Smackdown

DeSmogBlog - Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: Stephen Colbert Skewers Talisman Energy Over Gas Fracking Coloring Book

Stephen Colbert devoted a must-see segment of The Colbert Report last night to the subject of hydraulic fracturing (fracking), mocking gas company Talisman Terry for its coloring book propaganda, “Talisman Terry’s Energy Adventure” [PDF] and generally … . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog – Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: Stephen Colbert Skewers Talisman Energy Over Gas Fracking Coloring Book

DeSmogBlog - Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: Fossil Fuel Propaganda In Education: Connecting the Dots

Environment-kids.jpg Get ‘em while their young!It’s a widely know fact that children, whose immune systems are weaker than adults and still developing, are especially susceptible to g… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog – Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: Fossil Fuel Propaganda In Education: Connecting the Dots

DeSmogBlog - Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: Talisman Energy Targets Children with "Friendly Fracosaurus" Gas Coloring Book

Screen shot 2011-06-20 at 1.45.22 PM.png “Hello, my name is Talisman Terry, your friendly Fracosaurus. I am here to teach you about a clean energy source called Natural Gas.”  In… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog – Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: Talisman Energy Targets Children with "Friendly Fracosaurus" Gas Coloring Book