energy sector

Oct 18, 2018

Who owns the energy industry?

David J. Climenhaga
Fossil fuel industry decision makers lean toward a business-as-usual approach to get full value out of their corporate investments, a study of the sector's highly concentrated financial ties suggests.
Jun 30, 2014
Photo: flickr/Rod Raglin

'No More Pipelines' shouldn't be a pipe dream

Hilary Angus
As a society, we need to re-frame the debate over fossil fuels. The Northern Gateway pipeline approval was not a great day for Canada, and we need to make sure everyone knows that.
Mar 30, 2014

Maude Barlow on the future of the world's water

A recent UN report says the energy sector has great political clout but water lacks any influence. It's this lack of influence that Maude Barlow has been fighting to address for more than a decade.
Dec 4, 2013

B.C.'s natural gas strategy bad economics

Christy Clark won the last election in part on the promise of a natural gas industry that would create jobs and eliminate the provincial debt. It turns out to be more fantasy than hard economics.
Nov 14, 2013

A tale of two oil spills: Michigan and Alberta

The cleanup following Enbridge's oil spill in Kalamazoo is not complete but remarkable progress has been made. By contrast, nothing has been done to clean up a similar spill in Northern Alberta.
Jan 10, 2013
Photo: JaseMan/Flickr

Selling out our natural resources

Bertrand Schepper
Philippe Hurteau
For the moment, we let foreign companies extract and leave with resources, devoid as we are of any political will to encourage secondary and tertiary processing on our territory.
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