Media Releases

LNG Facility in NL would be a massive step backwards: Environmental Groups

A little-known LNG project should be rejected now but at very least requires robust assessment, engagement of an arm's-length Board and public hearings.

Decarbonize NL, the Bay St George Climate Action Network, The Council of Canadians, and the Sierra Club Canada Foundation say scientific evidence on the impacts of a proposal to build a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Facility and Marine Terminal at Placentia Bay in Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) mean the proposal should be rejected.

NS Power offers a year of uncertainty, not a reprieve, for solar

For immediate release: February 2, 2022

Sierra Club Atlantic Canada Chapter is not calling off its campaign—and won’t until there is genuine progress on energy democracy and affordable clean renewable energy in this province.

Statement on COP26 Outcome From Our Representatives in Glasgow

For Immediate Release: Saturday, November 13, 2021
 

The gavel just dropped on COP26. The summit came to a disappointing end today following after-hours negotiations. It is an agreement that will make it harder to achieve the 1.5°C goal; and one on trend with the divisive summit.

Our delegates on the ground have been in conversations with environmentalists from around the world whose decisions could shape the future of Canada and the world. They believe that this final agreement is a small step but not the leap we need.