Citizens officially win fight to ban oil and gas development in Quebec

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Cool so we can continue to buy it from countries at a higher cost and who don’t care about the environment while we pat ourselves on the back for being green.


quebec will just keep building more hydro


This is a big deal because it unambiguously shows that with local support everyday citizens can beat back big business. That the rich aren’t some unilateral force that can’t be stopped. It’s a tough battle and we’ll always have to be ready to push back, but even with all the built-in advantages the affluent have, they can be beaten completely.


“Do you want the benefits of cheap and convenient fuels but leave others to deal with the inconvenients?”. [Y] [N]233C

It blows my mind how many people still think oil and gas is the only option. Come on, guys.