Andrew Nikiforuk

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Name: Andrew Nikiforuk
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Public Advisor on Fracking Filed Fracking Patent

Gov't fracking consultant Maurice Dusseault claims to have invented less risky process.Maurice Dusseault, scientific advisor on fracking safety to governments in Canada, has developed a method said to lower the environmental risk of hydraulic fracturing ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Ailing Shale Gas Returns Force a 'Drilling Treadmill'

Long-term sustainability of industry is highly questionable, studies show.A variety of key sources offer bad economic news for shale gas. Drill photo via Shutterstock.After studying production data from 65,000 wells from 31 different unconventional shale ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

No, Northern Gateway Is Not a Nation Builder

On the contrary, its legacy will be a momentous clash of civilizations. Unless it is stopped.'We become civilized only by knowing what to refrain from doing.' -- Philosopher Nassim Nicholas Taleb. Photo of Douglas Channel near Kitimat, terminus of the ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Deep Reading on Enbridge Northern Gateway

What did Harper just approve? Ten years of Tyee coverage on the controversial plan to pipe Alberta bitumen to BC's north coast.Fifty Tyee articles trace the policies, politics and science behind the momentous pipeline decision.In the last couple of years ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 1 reports

MONEY AND MORALITY

Writing recently in TheNation , Chris Hayes drew an intensely unnerving parallel between the use of fossil fuels as an energy source and the use of slave labor — not a moral parallel, but a financial one, though money and morality have a perversely symbiotic ... [Published Columbus Free Press - Jun 15 2014]
First reported Jun 14 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 1 reports

Abandoned Oil Wells Spouting Significant Levels of Methane, Study Finds

Princeton researcher measures leaks that risk groundwater, and increasingly the climate.An illustration of stray gas migrating into groundwater and the atmosphere, far away from a leaky wellbore. Source: Alberta Energy Regulator.A Princeton University ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jun 14 2014]
First reported May 28 2014 - Updated May 28 2014 - 1 reports

The Canadian Government Doesn’t Let Its Meteorologists Talk About Climate Change

A Canadian scientist protests deep cuts and restrictions to their industry by the Stephen Harper administration on July 10, 2012 in Ottawa, Canada. CREDIT: Shutterstock A spokesperson for Canada’s federal government has confirmed that meteorologists ... [Published Think Progress - May 28 2014]
First reported May 23 2014 - Updated May 23 2014 - 1 reports

‘A Government Of Thugs’: How Canada Treats Environmental Journalists

I attempted to enter Canada on a Tuesday, flying into the small airport at Fort McMurray, Alberta, waiting for my turn to pass through customs. “What brings you to Fort Mac?” a Canada Border Services Agency official asked. “I’m a journalist,” I said. ... [Published Think Progress - May 23 2014]
First reported May 01 2014 - Updated May 01 2014 - 1 reports

Keystone XL enemy of sustainability

In Wyoming, a movement is gathering steam to oppose the Keystone XL pipeline.Organized under NoKXL, participants plan to demonstrate in Cheyenne at 10:30 a.m. Friday in front of the State Capitol. Concurrent with opposing KXL, the group wishes to send ... [Published Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - May 01 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Plagued With High Cancer Rates, One Tar Sands Community’s Eight Year Quest For Answers

Dr. John O’Connor can’t forget the cancer patients he’s seen. The quiet school bus driver who tried to hide his jaundice from his wife. The traditional elderly man who came to the examining room “yellow, almost green” and died the day after his operation. ... [Published Think Progress - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Feb 03 2014 - Updated Feb 03 2014 - 1 reports

Another Week in the Ecological Crisis – February 2, 2014 [A Few Things Ill Considered]

This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Another Week in the Ecological CrisisInformation is not Knowledge…Knowledge is not Wisdom ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Feb 03 2014]

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Public Advisor on Fracking Filed Fracking Patent [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 17 2014]
Ailing Shale Gas Returns Force a 'Drilling Trea... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jun 27 2014]
No, Northern Gateway Is Not a Nation Builder [Published TheTyee.ca - Jun 23 2014]
Deep Reading on Enbridge Northern Gateway [Published TheTyee.ca - Jun 17 2014]
MONEY AND MORALITY [Published Columbus Free Press - Jun 15 2014]
Abandoned Oil Wells Spouting Significant Levels... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jun 14 2014]
The Canadian Government Doesn’t Let Its Meteoro... [Published Think Progress - May 28 2014]
‘A Government Of Thugs’: How Canada Treats Envi... [Published Think Progress - May 23 2014]
Keystone XL enemy of sustainability [Published Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - May 01 2014]
Plagued With High Cancer Rates, One Tar Sands C... [Published Think Progress - Apr 02 2014]
Another Week in the Ecological Crisis – Februar... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Feb 03 2014]
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The Canadian Government Doesn’t Let Its Meteoro... [Published Think Progress - May 28 2014]
A Canadian scientist protests deep cuts and restrictions to their industry by the Stephen Harper administration on July 10, 2012 in Ottawa, Canada. CREDIT: Shutterstock A spokesperson for Canada’s federal government has confirmed that meteorologists ...
‘A Government Of Thugs’: How Canada Treats Envi... [Published Think Progress - May 23 2014]
I attempted to enter Canada on a Tuesday, flying into the small airport at Fort McMurray, Alberta, waiting for my turn to pass through customs. “What brings you to Fort Mac?” a Canada Border Services Agency official asked. “I’m a journalist,” I said. ...
Plagued With High Cancer Rates, One Tar Sands C... [Published Think Progress - Apr 02 2014]
Dr. John O’Connor can’t forget the cancer patients he’s seen. The quiet school bus driver who tried to hide his jaundice from his wife. The traditional elderly man who came to the examining room “yellow, almost green” and died the day after his operation. ...
Another Week in the Ecological Crisis – Februar... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Feb 03 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Another Week in the Ecological CrisisInformation is not Knowledge…Knowledge is not Wisdom ...
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