It’s better to invest in responsible energy than divest from it.

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This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top anti-oil and gas stories and providing research and facts to counter misinformation about the oil and gas industry.

News Headline: uses the recycled myth that oil sands are the dirtiest fuels to push for more divestment.
New York joins tar sands investor exodus with divestment of its state pension fund.

The Facts:

It’s better to invest in responsible energy than divest from it.


 Here is a story that gets it right.

‘We do not welcome interference’: When First Nations break with environmentalists”

 Over the last few decades, many in the natural resource sector have become accustomed to lavish displays of protest over various issues from pipelines to logging. In the past, many protests, especially when First Nations were involved, revolved around Indigenous rights to determine how resources are used on their land. Now, however, as many communities are gaining greater control of their resources, the lingering environmentalist presence has become somewhat of a nuisance. Some call it eco-colonialism, but whatever the term might be, First Nations are standing up against the intrusion of ENGO groups who claim to represent them but only represent their own interests.

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