Fossil Fuel Industry and ‘Negotiators’ Celebrate Another Victory

By Kaleigh McGregor-Bales Today Canadian ‘negotiators’, sponsored by the fossil fuel industry, toasted to victory at COP 17. Working together, the fossil fuel industry and Canadian government successfully obstructed progress yet again –solidifying growing profits and expanding Tar Sands development. The Canadian government and the fossil fuel industry have a very cozy relationship. This is … Continue reading

Fossil Fuel Subsidies – What are they and how much are they worth?

by Daniel T’seleie I often say Canada’s federal government subsidizes the fossil fuel industry with $1.4 billion a year, but this raises a good question. What exactly is a subsidy? Not all of this money is a direct hand-out to industry. Over $800 million of this money is in the form of special tax breaks. … Continue reading