On Climate, Justin Trudeau’s Is ‘No Better Than Trump’

Environmentalist Bill McKibben calls BS on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a new op-ed.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured here visiting an urban greenhouse in Montreal last month, "sure is cute, the planet's only sovereign leader who appears to have recently quit a boy band," writes Bill McKibben. But don't be fooled. (Photo: Lufa Farms/flickr/cc)

Environmentalist Bill McKibben is sick of people glossing over Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's climate record just because he's nice to look at. To be sure, McKibben writes in a Guardian op-ed published Monday, Trudeau has "mastered so beautifully the politics of inclusion: compassionate to immigrants, insistent on including women at

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Latest Pipeline Leak Underscores Dangers Of Dakota Access Pipeline

A major crude oil pipeline in Oklahoma sprung a leak late Sunday night; the company has yet to provide an estimate of volume spilled

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2005 file photo, the marker that welcomes commuters to Cushing, Okla. is seen. Canadian company TransCanada says it will build an oil pipeline from Oklahoma to Texas after President Barack Obama blocked the larger Keystone XL pipeline from Canada. The company says the new project does not require presidential approval since it does not cross a U.S. border. The shorter pipeline is expected to cost about $2.3 billion and be completed in 2013. The Obama administration had suggested development of an Oklahoma-to-Texas line to alleviate an oil glut at a Cushing, Okla., storage hub. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Matt Strasen, File)

Underscoring once again the dangers of America's unreliable fossil fuel infrastructure, a significant U.S. oil pipeline has been shut down after a leak was reported Monday morning. Enterprise Products Partners said Monday it had shut its Seaway Crude Pipeline, a 400,000-barrel per day conduit that transports crude oil from Cushing, Oklahoma to

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Sunken Great Lakes Oil Pipeline Raises Spill Fears

A growing chorus of activists and members of Congress is demanding closer scrutiny as stepped-up production in North Dakota’s Bakken region and Canada’s Alberta tar sands boosts the amount of oil coursing through pipelines crossing the nation’s heartland.

Straits of Mackinac

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A freshwater channel that separates Michigan's upper and lower peninsulas is a premier Midwestern tourist attraction and a photographer's delight, offering spectacular vistas of two Great Lakes, several islands and one of the world's longest suspension bridges. But nowadays the Straits of Mackinac is drawing attention

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Whistleblower Exposes Enbridge Coverup

This is the second part of the America’s Oil Epidemic series.

This film commissioned by MPN shows the shocking dangers of an oil spill to people and animals health. It exposes how people have been misled and continued to eat contaminated fish and how Enbridge is using local landfills to dispose of toxic oil waste. Whistleblower and activist John Bolenbaugh exposes dirty tricks, lies and cover-up of oil

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As Oil Industry Grows, Minnesotans Say Pipeline Operators Have Been Bad Neighbors

As Enbridge Inc. gets approval to augment its Minnesota tar sands pipeline, the company is settling a lawsuit over several spills.

Less than a month after the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission gave Enbridge Inc. the nod to increase the capacity of its Minnesota tar sands pipeline, the Canadian company settled a federal lawsuit over 15 permit violations and oil spills in the state. Enbridge did not admit to the violations but settled the lawsuit, filed in conjunction with

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