Blog Archive

British Columbia

1 Million Barrels a Day, 100 Trains a Week

A new oil train analysis for the Northwest.

An Explainer: Coal Mine Cleanup and “Self-Bonds”

Why cleanup liabilities are pummeling coal stocks.

The Surprising Reason You Don’t Feel Like Voting

It’s the voting system, stupid.

Hate Negative Campaigns?

Don’t blame politicians. Blame our voting system.

Ridley’s Coal Exports: A Terminal Illness?

Dismal financial results for BC's coal export terminal.

No Taxation Without (Proportional) Representation!

Explained with the aid of some tasty fruits and veggies.

We Can’t Fix Anything Until We Fix Democracy

Getting to the root of the problem.

Oil Train Explosions: A Timeline in Pictures

Ten explosions in two years, and no end in sight.

The Thin Green Line Grows Stronger

Seattle mayor's blow to Shell's Arctic plans is part of regional fight.

Six Pictures that Illustrate the Staggering Growth in Oil by Rail

Where does it come from, and where does it go?