The current royalty system, which gives out significantly more royalty credits to oil and gas companies that it takes in revenue from the industry, is B.C.’s largest single fossil fuel subsidy.

By Sven Biggs, Canadian Oil & Gas Campaign Director, Stand.earth

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In November 2021, the New York City Council’s Committee on Environmental Protection held a hearing on bill Intro 2317 which would ban gas hookups in new construction and major retrofits. Photo credit: Peter Olexa from Pexels

The grand opening of Amazon’s Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle comes on the heels of a major climate commitment by the company to finally address its cargo shipping pollution. But that commitment has environmental advocates asking — why so little, so late?

Activists marched to Amazon’s Seattle headquarters in August 2021 to deliver a petition signed by 20,000 people calling on the company to switch to zero-emissions cargo ships by 2030. Photo credit: Stand.earth

Stand.earth investigation reveals human rights abuses, forest destruction in sourcing practices of world’s largest consumer goods company

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Here’s a look at where the federal parties stand

Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet, left to right, Green Party Leader Annamie Paul, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, and Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole pose for an official photo before the federal election English-language Leaders debate in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada, September 9, 2021. Sean Kilpatrick/Pool via REUTERS

In Whatcom County, WA, a community-led process has delivered a landmark policy protecting against fossil fuel expansion

The world’s largest consumer goods company continues to fail to address concerns over its deforestation and forest degradation in the boreal forest of Canada and tropical forests of Indonesia and Malaysia.

An example of a clearcut in the boreal forest in Ontario, Canada. Photo credit: River Jordan

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