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Take Off the Mask: Canada Shirks Climate Promises—Again

Today, one the world’s richest countries asserted that it cannot afford the transition to a low carbon economy without further expanding its production of the world’s dirtiest oil. Oh, Canada.

UPDATE: Keystone XL Back in Court, Future Uncertain

Today, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana, NRDC and its environmental co-plaintiffs argued that the Trump administration’s rubber-stamp approval of the cross-border permit for the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline violated federal law.

Preferred Route Rejected: Line 3 Has Its Own Problems

Another proposed tar sands pipeline has hit a snag following a judge’s ruling rejecting Enbridge’s—its builder—preferred route thr

Caribou Protections Backslide Threatens Canada’s Reputation

This post was written by Jennifer Skene, Law and Policy Consultant for NRDC

Groups Laud B.C.'s Caution as Kinder Morgan Threat Looms

In a letter sent to British Columbia’s Premier John Horgan this morning, eight environmental and conservation organizations express their support for his government’s common sense, science-based approach to confronting potential new threats cre

UPDATE: Keystone XL Dealt Loss as Uncertainty Mounts

For those keeping track at home, TransCanada, the company behind the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, has now missed its target for committing to bu