Posts Tagged "fracking"

Short animated primer on Fracking

October 11, 2016

In February, 2015, KAIROS issued a discussion paper entitled “Ethical Reflections on Fracking” that employs an ethical framework to explore major issues raised by the practice of hydraulic fracturing for the extraction of shale oil and natural gas. We are…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Video Playlists & Photo Albums

KAIROS Joins in Letter to NB Premier re: Elsipogtog

November 1, 2013

he Canadian Friends Service Committee, Amnesty International, and KAIROS have sent a letter to New Brunswick Premier David Alward about the province’s response to anti-fracking protests at Elsipogtog. We urge the province to act “in a manner consistent with its…

Post filed in: Indigenous Rights, UNDRIP Blog Updates

In Fracturing, Unity: Reflection on the Situation in Elsipogtog

October 18, 2013

The recent events at an anti-fracking blockade on Elsipogtog territory in New Brunswick point to the need for us to continue to seek right relationship with Indigenous peoples and to work for an ecological economy that honours all of creation.

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Policy Briefing Paper #30: Coal and Shale Gas Obstacles to Climate Justice

December 14, 2011

While much attention has focused on the tar sands as the fastest growing source of Canadian greenhouse gas emissions, climate justice demands that we also curb emissions from coal and shale gas. The most recent KAIROS briefing paper examines these…

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