Fighting Tar Sands 

Protesters from around the country are holding a sit-in at the White House against the destructive oil extraction process.

One of the most overlooked environmental threats in North America during the past half-decade has been the massive tar sands project in Alberta, Canada. Although the project involves the clear-cutting of a pristine forest the size of Florida, it has received little…

full article »

Comments (2)

Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

Latest in Eco Watch

  • Benicia Oil-by-Rail Battle Hinges on Legal Controversy

    Opponents of oil-by-rail shipments want the city to block a proposed Valero facility, but Valero says the city lacks this power.
    • Apr 13, 2016
  • Fish Fight

    Commercial herring fishermen want to limit what recreational anglers can catch, even though recreational fishing is more ecologically sustainable.
    • Feb 24, 2016
  • Coastal Peril

    The future of the California Coastal Commission, the agency that protects the state's scenic coast, is in jeopardy because of pro-development forces allied with Governor Jerry Brown.
    • Feb 10, 2016
  • More »

Author Archives

  • Goodbye, Express Readers

    This is my final column for the paper. It's been a great ride.
    • Mar 23, 2016
  • Oakland Can't Afford to Wait

    The city council and city administration need to immediately implement Mayor Libby Schaaf's housing plan. Plus, there's plenty more to do to deal with the city's affordability crisis.
    • Mar 16, 2016
  • More»

Calendar

Submit an event

Most Popular Stories

© 2016 East Bay Express    All Rights Reserved
Powered by Foundation