One of the world's biggest paper producers has left a trail of conflicts in its two-decade pursuit to develop pulpwood plantations on land also claimed by local communities in Indonesia, activists say.
At first glance, the news seems good: tropical deforestation declined for the second year in a row, according to new satellite data. But digging in a little deeper reveals a more complicated, grimmer reality.
Indonesia provides a litmus test for the World Bank's commitment to divest from coal, with a recent report revealing its continued indirect financing of some of Indonesia's most destructive coal-mining companies.
On the edge of B.C.'s popular Manning Park is an unprotected patch of land called the 'Doughnut Hole,' where the company responsible for the Mount Polley mine disaster is proposing exploratory drilling.
Chevron Corp.'s recent $33 billion takeover of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. is another sign of Big Oil shifting production to the Permian Basin as a hedge against climate change. Will that move, combined with new technology, be enough?
A report compiled by Environment Canada shows that four fossil fuel facilities in northern Alberta produced far more carbon dioxide and other pollutants than they are required to report under international guidelines.