Fracking and climate change: Canada’s Far North gets an energy boost

The technological drilling technique is to be used in the Canol shale oil play in the Central Mackenzie Valley and more open seas as a result of melting ice are spurring plans for offshore drilling

ConocoPhillips Co. is about to make history in the Northwest Territories. The global oil and gas company is preparing to employ horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing technology on wells in the Canol shale oil play in the Central Mackenzie Valley in February.

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On Sept 19, 2023 ahead of the Climate Ambition Summit in New York City, climate activists gathered for a rally and civil disobedience outside Bank of America Tower in Midtown Manhattan as part of the March to End Fossil Fuels wave of actions resulting in multiple arrests. Activists demand Bank of America to “Defund Climate Chaos and Defend Human Rights” Photo: Erik McGregor (CC BY-NC 2.0 Deed)

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