The administration urged a court to throw out a challenge brought by tribal and environmental groups, backing a pipeline that would carry Canadian oil across Minnesota and Wisconsin.
The fight over the pipeline will be, at least for now, where Biden’s climate commitment will be judged.
The Line 3 pipeline would carry oil from Canada across Minnesota, crossing sensitive waterways as well as tribal lands. On Monday, protesters gathered to try to stop construction.
Canada’s government has backed the pipeline owner in the dispute with Michigan’s governor, an ally of President Biden, complicating U.S.-Canadian relations.
While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shares the incoming president’s climate change agenda, the Canadian leader is also a pipeline proponent.
Erica Ingraham and Adam Koster had a brief ceremony at Lake Louise in Alberta, Canada, in below-zero temperatures, then snowboarded away as husband and wife.
The expansion of Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline is a breathtaking betrayal of Minnesota’s Indigenous communities — and the environment.
Canada’s oil patch has nearly 100,000 suspended wells, neither active nor capped, and they’re a worrying source of planet-warming methane.
In skeleton, the headfirst Olympic sledding sport, the opportunity for unlimited training on the track can be a huge advantage. But Canadian Olympians who had such access believe it was bad for their brains.
The vehicle, with 27 people on board, was specially designed to carry visitors onto one of North America’s largest glaciers, in Jasper National Park in Alberta.
Over 20 years, scientists tracked the transformation of the traditional trill of a common bird from western Canada to Ontario.
Allan Adam leads a Dene nation that famously fought the Canadian government and oil lobby in its territory.
In an era of lockdowns, runners are getting creative when it comes to keeping their distance while staying fit.