Scottish Oil and the General Election

Almost three years earlier than expected, Theresa May has called a general election to take place on today on the 8th of June 2017. The background as to why she called the snap election so early closely relates to Britain’s…

An oil company accidentally admitted to global warming in this 53-year-old advertisement

BY: EDITORS In 1962, Humble Oil and Refining Company printed an advertisement in Life Magazine that at the time seemed harmless enough. But 53 years later the advertisement carries a much different connotation. Today fossil fuel use accounts for 57%…

Stanford just drafted the perfect plan to get America running on 100% renewable energy by 2050

BY: TYLER FYFE A new study by Mark Z. Jacobson of Stanford University in collaboration with U.C. Berkeley is the first guidebook for all 50 states to run on 100 per cent renewable energy by 2050. If progressive politicians at…

14-year-old is assembling a Youth Army to take down the fossil fuel industry (Video)

BY: EDITORS When talking about the environment, oftentimes we tend to focus on the bitterness of men rather than the people playing to win, despite the poor hand they were dealt. “I’m a 14-year-old kid going up against a multi-million…

Audi just invented a renewable fuel source from water and CO2

BY DANIEL KORN  I don’t have to explain to you why gasoline is a crappy way to power cars, right? We can all just agree that a new fuel method is important to the future of our planet? Okay, great.…

Environmental group mails fake bitumen to B.C. homes

BY: SINEAD MULHERN Checking the mailbox and finding tiny samples of dish soap in the mail is a fairly normal occurrence. Finding samples of simulated bitumen oil among the flyers, bills and Christmas cards however, is not. But that was…

Researchers have developed a process to convert algae into crude oil in under an hour

BY: EMMA MCINTOSH Turning algae into crude oil is a process that is so inexpensive that the fuel could be sold for as low as $2 per gallon, according to a study done by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory that…

This Ocean Energy Turbine Could Take The Whip From The Hands Of The Fossil Fuel Industry

BY: DAN BOIVIN We’ve all heard it before, a new technology comes along and promises to shift the balance of power in the world of energy, disrupting the “business as usual practices” we are all too familiar with. But then,…

Between cashing oil sands paycheques and traditional hunting, Fort McKay is sleeping with the devil

BY: CONNOR BRIAN The first thing I noticed was the heavy taste of sulphur on my tongue. As the twin-engine plane jerked up and down, my eyes ranged across the black vastness of the Athabasca Oil Sands, and I thought…

The Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline is a domestic project with global consequences

BY: TYLER FYFE PHOTOGRAPHY: CONNOR BRIAN Economy is not the opposite of environment. Profit is not synonymous with prosperity. Our idea of progress is its definition. The Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline was approved June 17th 2014, marking the beginning of the…