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CorpWatch
CorpWatch provides news, analysis, research tools and action resources to respond to corporate activity around the globe, and also talks with people who are directly affected by corporate abuses as well as with others fighting for...

News Releases

Are We Drawing the Right Lessons from the Gulf Oil Disaster?
2010-05-03
Richard Martin
We are already hearing calls from environmentalists for a moratorium on oil drilling and exploration in coastal zones, with a definite "I told you so" attitude. Unfortunately, that would be drawing pr...
Community groups and First Nations demand the shutdown of Enbridge's Line 9
2015-12-09
More than 80 organizations in southern Ontario and Quebec, impacted indigenous communities, as well as national organizations have released a statement letter to the Prime Minister condemning the rece...

Sources Select Resources

Big Oil's Chokehold on Canadian Democracy
Dobbin, Murray
Article
2014
CounterPunch
The fight against Big Oil corporatism may be the most important one you ever support.
Canada Is Now To Climate What Japan Is To Whaling
Monbiot, George
Article
2009
Here I am, watching the astonishing spectacle of a beautiful, cultured nation turning itself into a corrupt petro-state. Canada is slipping down the development ladder, retreating from a complex, dive...
Chevron Wins Latest Round in Ecuador Pollution Case
Lobe, Jim
Article
2014
Inter Press Service
In the latest twist in a 21-year-old environmental pollution case, a U.S. federal judge Tuesday ruled that the victims of massive oil spillage and their U.S. attorney could not collect on a nine-billi...
Citizen-Journalist Fined for Telling the Truth
Brasch, Walter
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
The story of an injunction against against a journalist who dared to tell the truth.
Community groups and First Nations demand the shutdown of Enbridge's Line 9
Sources News Release
Article
2015
More than 80 organizations in southern Ontario and Quebec, impacted indigenous communities, as well as national organizations have released a statement letter to the Prime Minister condemning the rece...
Connexions Library: Environment Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Serivces
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on environment, ecology, climate change, pollution, and land use.
Dirty Water, Dirtier Practices
Ecuador's Battle with Texaco's Legacy Pollution
Ospina, Hernando Calvo
Article
2014
Le Monde Diplomatique
Texaco (now owned by Chevron) left polluted soil and ground water after 20 years of oil extraction in the Amazon in Ecuador. The legal claims and counter-claims over responsibility and reparation cont...
Edelman's TransCanada Astroturf Documents Expose Oil Industry's Broad Attack on Public Interest
Demelle, Brendan
Article
2014
Desmogblog
The Edelman strategy documents and work proposals outline a "grassroots advocacy" campaign plan to build support for TransCanada's Energy East pipeline as well as to undermine public opposition to oil...
Fighting Big Oil's Cynical Arts Sponsorship
Garrard, Chris
Article
2014
Ecologist
A growing movement is opposing fossil fuel industry sponsorship of the arts. Pop-up protests and performances denouncing Shell, BP and others are winning the popular vote.
Just the Beginning of Canada's Filthy Tar Sands
A Qualitative Jump Down a Black Hole
Stainsby, Macdonald
Article
2013
CounterPunch
The technology used in Canada's tar sands will be used to open up other potential oil deposits that could more than double all know oil reserves. The disaster threatens to keep expanding.
Letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau regarding Line 9
Climate Change and the Line 9B Reversal Project
Article
2015
A letter from community organizations in southern Ontario and Quebec, impacted Indigenous communities, and national organizations that would like to express adamant opposition to the recent 'Leave to ...
Lockdown: the end of growth in the tar sands
MacKinnon, Hannah
Article
2015
Oil Change International
Climate change is here and now. And if world leaders had heeded scientific warnings 30 years ago, 20 years ago, 10 years ago, or even as recently as the Copenhagen climate conference in 2009 -- it's p...
A Marxist History of the World part 104: 2001: 9/11, the War on Terror, and the New Imperialism
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
The Al-Qaida terror attacks allowed the great powers to justify new imperialist wars to safeguard the interests of global capital.
The oil war
Sérén, Jean-Pierre
Article
2013
Le Monde diplomatique
Declassified documents now reveal what everybody, especially the Iraqis, always knew: the US invaded Iraq to secure its oil supplies for US and allied companies. It hasn't quite worked out as planned.
£1bn a month: the spiralling cost of oil theft in Nigeria
Vidal, John
Article
2013
Guardian Weekly
It's a crime with international repercussions, and second only to the drugs trade for the money it earns. And it threatens to destabilise Africa's second-largest economy.
Preservation or plunder? The battle over the British Museum's Indigenous Australian show
Daley,Paul
Article
2015
The Guardian
Indigenous Australians are calling for the objects on show at the British Museum's new exhibition to be returned.
Reversing Enbridge & Big Oil's Pipeline Plans
Nelson, Joyce
Article
2015
Nelson, Joyce
The National Academy of Sciences is skewering the industry's 'oil is oil' talking point -- making it clear that diluted bitumen is a different beast altogether and needs to be treated as such. The ago...
Tar sands campaigners are Canada's new 'terrorists'
Dolack, Pete
Article
2015
The Ecologist
Canada's Harper government has targeted as a new crime being a member of an 'anti-Canadian petroleum movement', and equating such a stance with terrorism.
Washington and the Oil Industry Know the Truth About Climate Change
Short-Term Profits Trump Survival
Lindorff, Dave
Article
2014
CounterPunch
Climate skeptics in Congress, and oil and coal industry lobbyists like the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the American Coal Council (ACC) may be preventing any significant action in the US on ...

Sources Bookshelf

The American Deep State
Wall Street, Big Oil, and the Attack on U.S. Democracy
Dale Scott, Peter
Book
2014
Scott makes a compelling case for a hidden "deep state," a second order of government behind the public or constitutional state, that influences and often opposes official U.S. policies.
Canada Since 1960: A People's History
A Left Perspective on 50 Years of Politics, Economics and Culture
Gonick, By (ed.)
Book
2016
An account of the most important developments in Canadian history from the 1960s to today, seen through the eyes of Canadian Dimension magazine.
Stupid to the Last Drop
How Alberta is Bringing Environmental Armageddon to Canada (and Doesn't Seem to Care)
Marsden, William
Book
2007
As the world teeters on the edge of catastrophic climate change, Alberta plunges ahead with uncontrolled development of its fossil fuels, levelling its northern Boreal forest to get at the oil sands, ...

Media

New Internationalist
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
Propane Canada
Natural gas liquids industry. Topics range from production to transportation.


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