The Trudeau government talks about restoring democracy to Venezuela, hoping to keep the focus off any suspicions that our involvement is helping Washington get control of Venezuela's oil reserves.
Geothermal engineers point to the potential to channel gas wells' heat to local homes and businesses.
Author and economist John Foster takes a broader look beyond the economics of oil and explores the petroleum-related reasons for government actions in Canada and the rest of the world.
David J. Climenhaga
If the pipeline is so essential to the economic wellbeing of Canada, it belongs in the public sector. Permanently.
Keith Stewart, senior energy strategist with Greenpeace Canada, says the only way to meet our climate change targets is to leave oil in the ground.
Asia Pacific Currents
In the last few years, global energy companies have launched an offensive against workers in Australia to slash wages and conditions. Esso workers in Longford, SE Australia are resisting,
Although Exxon knew of and communicated internally about its product's climate impacts and the danger of it becoming a "stranded asset," it told the public a different story.
Financing a country mainly through one industry has several problems, including economic instability. Divestors challenge the petrostate's financial and political power.
It's one thing to argue over solutions, but to reject the need for them is suicidal. To claim people can't talk about climate change because they use fossil fuel-derived products is nonsensical.
Green Majority Radio
Interviews with Matthew Klippenstein, chemical engineer turned renewable energy consultant, who chronicles the Canadian electric vehicle market.