This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top stories about the oil and gas industry.
Despite major investments in reducing emissions, Bill McKibben still won’t take his anti-oil hat off.
- In Alberta especially, oil and gas companies are actively reducing emissions with technology like Carbon Capture, with one project capturing 20% of oil sands emissions.
- The oil and gas industry actively invests in renewable energy projects. Enbridge is a partner in Alberta Solar One, a major solar project in Alberta.
Here are some stories that get it right, or mostly right.
After another set of hurdles, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed the challenge against the TMX pipeline approval by 3 First Nation communities in British Columbia. This comes a few months after the Supreme Court of Canada struck down a similar challenge by environmental groups.
Here are some quick facts about Trans Mountain:
-120 out of 129 Indigenous communities support or do not oppose the pipeline
-58 communities have signed mutual benefit agreements
Have you seen this?
Imperial Oil released a video showcasing the blessing of a new lake being created to reclaim fish habitat that was disturbed by Kearl Lake mining operations. The blessing involved Elders and community members from surrounding Indigenous communities.
Watch the video here: