Media Room
Sep 4, 2014
[Richmond, CA] Today more than a dozen Bay Area citizens chained themselves to a gate at the Kinder Morgan rail terminal in Richmond to stop operations. The citizens risked arrest to protest mile-...
Jul 23, 2014
[Bellingham, WA] Today, in response to growing public safety concerns nationwide, the Obama Administration issued new draft regulations for trains carrying crude oil.   Matt Krogh, ForestEthics...
Jul 15, 2014
Today, two national environmental organizations filed a formal legal petition to compel the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation to issue an emergency order prohibiting the use of...
Jul 7, 2014
Today the citizens group ForestEthics launched, a website that allows users to see the routes of trains carrying millions of gallons of crude oil and assess the threat of accidents...
Jun 17, 2014
The Harper government announced its long-awaited decision on Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway pipeline today. The approval comes as no surprise to environmental groups who say the fight is far...
Jun 5, 2014
Tar sands are Canada’s fastest growing source of greenhouse gas pollution and the largest contributor to global warming pollution in the country
Sep 17, 2014
Rail lines moving explosive crude oil through densely populated California cities must now disclose their routes, according to a recent assembly bill.
Sep 5, 2014
More than a dozen Bay Area activists chained themselves to a gate at the Kinder Morgan rail terminal in Richmond on Thursday in an effort to stop the railroad company from transporting hazardous oil...
Sep 5, 2014
“They were granted a permit to bring in oil into this facility by the air district without any public process,” said Buckner, who belongs to an environmental group called ForestEthics. Even Richmond'...
Sep 4, 2014
A dozen activists chained themselves to a gate Thursday morning in Richmond to protest crude-oil shipments on rail to the Kinder Morganenergy company rail terminal. There were no reports of arrests,...
Sep 4, 2014
This morning [Thu/4], at 7am in Richmond, Calif., four environmental activists used U-locks to fasten themselves by the neck to the fence of an oil shipping facility operated by Kinder Morgan.  They...
Aug 25, 2014
  Union Pacific Corp. and BNSF Railway are almost finished with a $104 million overhaul of the nation’s busiest rail intersection that is key to moving freight and passengers nationally and...
Aug 19, 2014
With millions of litres of crude oil being shipped on trains throughout North America, the Lac-Megantic disaster could have struck elsewhere, including in some of the country’s most densely-populated...
Mar 12, 2014
New and proposed fossil fuel development puts Northwest in peril
Dec 12, 2013
Industry drafted energy board rules, report reveals
Nov 5, 2013
The Premier must stand up for the people of BC and stop this pipeline from being built
Feb 20, 2013
Findings from ForestEthics Solutions show gaping holes in the province's conservation
Feb 6, 2013
Increasing BC’s slice of oil revenues wouldn’t compensate for the costs of oil spills, fuel hikes and the impacts of climate change.
Dec 10, 2012
A summary of missing Enbridge evidence during the pipeline hearings, highlighting the lack of information provided by the energy giant.
Oct 2, 2012
Investor report exploring the risks Canada faces if it moves forward Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and tanker project
Pepsi ad by ForestEthics and Sierra Club
Oct 23, 2013
USA Today ad asks Pepsi to stop using oil derived from dirty tar sands and to increase the fuel efficiency of the tens of thousands of cars and trucks it has on the road.
Coke ad by ForestEthics and Sierra Club
Oct 23, 2013
USA Today ad asks Coke to stop using oil derived from dirty tar sands and to increase the fuel efficiency of the tens of thousands of cars and trucks it has on the road
Sacred Headwaters ad in the Toronto Star
Jun 26, 2013
Fortune Minerals has its eyes set on mining for coal in the heart of British Columbia's Sacred Headwaters, even after the provincial government ban oil and gas development
Dec 12, 2012
  The following ad by ForestEthics Advocacy ran in the Prince Rupert Northern View. Learn more about CN's proposed project.
Oct 29, 2012
Ad in the Ottawa Citizen questions the FIPA trade agreement and its implications for Canadian sovereignty
Sep 25, 2012
Our way of saying 'thanks' to all municipalities and political leaders who have stood up for BC's coast
Jul 18, 2012
The British Columbia government is trying to promote its jobs creation plan. But allowing Shell to frack in the pristine Sacred Headwaters would not only be bad for the environment, it would also...
Dec 8, 2011
Sometimes censorship speaks louder than words.
Aug 17, 2011
Ads call on companies to reject extreme fossil fuels from Canada's tar sands, embrace cleaner transportation; Chiquita has since cleaned up its act
Mar 3, 2011
ForestEthics and environmental groups are calling on the BC government to prioritize the ecological integrity of our parks and protected areas
Sep 19, 2014
Amid the stalemate of international agreements, it appears as if Canada turned to more bilateral talks on a piece of a free-trade agreement, namely investor protection. Appearing as blips in the news...
Sep 18, 2014
In the last days of summer, Canadians were shocked by the worst environmental catastrophe in Canadian mining history. On August 4 over 17 million cubic meters -- equivalent to about 2000 Olympic size...
Sep 12, 2014
“This would not be something that would be a significant concern to us,” responded Jim Karas, a senior officer at the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD), when asked by a CBS reporter...
Sep 10, 2014
Could internet regulations suppress our voices? Or undermine our ability to read articles like this? First… what is net neutrality? It’s the idea that no providers of legal Internet content should...
Sep 8, 2014
Fact: Peatlands (collections of peat growing together) provide a very critical service for you and me. They occur in 175 countries and for a long time were not well understood. Thus, they were widely...
Sep 2, 2014
It seems like every time you turn on the TV anywhere in Canada you see Economic Action Plan ads talking about “responsible resource development”. With the recent Mount Polley mine disaster in...
Aug 19, 2014
On Tuesday (August 19, 2014) the National Energy Board (NEB) ruled that not only could Kinder Morgan access public land like parks without permission that they could also access private property...