DTL in the News

March 9, 2012: Canada tar sands lobbying threatens EU climate action

Public Service Europe | By Suzanne Dhaliwal
 
Documents acquired through freedom of information requests detail the aggressive lobbying and PR offensive of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government to undermine progressive European climate policy that aims to reduce transport emissions by 6 per cent by 2020. A new report, Dirty Oil Diplomacy – The Canadian Government's Global Push to Sell the Tar Sands, details how Harper's administration is undermining international climate legislation to ensure that all future markets remain open to export its vast deposits of tar sands oil. Read more >>
 
 


March 9, 2012: “Dirty Oil Diplomacy” report sheds light on international oil sands advocacy

Vancouver Observer | By Alexis Stoymenoff

The aggressive push to sell oil sands products is undermining Canada’s reputation, according to a new report released Thursday by Climate Action Network Canada. The 32-page document was produced in cooperation with other environmental groups including Greenpeace and Sierra Club, and addresses both domestic and international advocacy efforts from government and industry. Read more >>