“Bay du Nord is impossible to justify from a climate or environmental perspective. Scientists have warned that new production of oil is incompatible with climate targets and this project is not part of a just transition...”
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A group of civil society organizations will hold a media briefing on the proposed Bay du Nord oil project next Tuesday, March 22, on World Water Day. Amy Norman and Dr. Angela Carter will also be participating.
The organizations are calling for the Prime Minister, Minister of Environment, and the federal cabinet to reject Bay du Nord given its climate and environmental impacts.
“A new National Urban Park in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region would be the dream of a century. Today’s announcement brings us one step closer to that goal,” states Dr. PearlAnn Reichwein, National Urban Park Lead with the Sierra Club Canada Foundation.
Sierra Club Canada Foundation continues to call for the immediate rejection of the Bay du Nord oil drilling project off Eastern Canada and support for workers and communities in Newfoundland and Labrador to shift to wind, efficiency, and energy storage opportunities. The federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change Steven Guilbeault announced today he will continue to study the impacts of this project before making his decision in 40 days.
February 28, 2022
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Aujourd'hui, 118 groupes environnementaux et citoyens et universitaires au Canada et à Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador ont envoyé une lettre (voir le lien ci-dessous) demandant au cabinet Trudeau de rejeter le projet de Bay du Nord.
Today 118 environmental and citizen's groups and academics from NL and the rest of Canada have sent a letter (see link below) calling for the cabinet to reject the Bay du Nord project.
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.