DeSmogCAST 14: Canada's Silenced Scientists, Tanker Train Industry Fights and Coal's Climate Secret

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Series: DeSmogCAST
Series: DeSmogCAST
In this episode of DeSmogCAST host Farron Cousins discusses DeSmog Canada’s recently unsuccessful attempt to interview an Environment Canada scientist.
 
Steve Horn from DeSmogBlog gives the background story to the in-fighting between oil refiners and tanker train operators who don’t want to pay extra to transport dangerous fuels like Bakkan oil or diluted bitumen from the Alberta oilsands.
 
Finally Cousins asks DeSmogBlog’s Mike Gaworecki to explain new revelations that coal companies are taking climate change very seriously – but only behind closed doors.
 

 

 
For articles mentioned in this episode see below:

Access Denied: Ministry of Environment Vetoes Interview Request on Oilsands Toxins in Animals

How the Ministry of Environment Vetoed Our Interview Request

Feds stifle media questions around oil sands’ toxic effects, FOIs reveal

Purposeful Distraction? Unpacking the Oil Refiners’ “Bomb Trains” Lawsuit vs. Warren Buffett’s BNSF

Coal Companies Talking Out Both Sides Of Their Mouths When It Comes To Climate Change

 
DeSmogCAST is a weekly online show that features DeSmog writers, experts and guests covering breaking news and in-depth analysis on politics, energy and environment issues in the U.S., Canada and around the world. 
 
For more visit DeSmogBlog.com, DeSmog.ca, and DeSmog.uk.
 
DeSmogCAST is a joint project of DeSmogBlog, DeSmog Canada and DeSmogUK.

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