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Oct 9, 2015

After the sands: Demand less

Gordon Laxer
In this final instalment of exclusive excerpts from Gordon Laxer's new book After the Sands: How to survive a resource-limited future.
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Oct 8, 2015

After the sands: Pipelines or pipe dreams

Gordon Laxer
In today's excerpt from Gordon Laxer's After the Sands: Pipelines were once thought of as merely ways to convey oil and natural gas. No longer. They now convey controversy.
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Oct 6, 2015

NAFTA and proportionality: A devil's bargain

Gordon Laxer
This week we're featuring an excerpt a day from Gordon Laxer's new book After the Sands. Today: how Canada squanders its advantage when it comes to our oil resources.
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Feb 6, 2015
Photo: flickr/Howl Arts Collective

Alberta needs a low-carbon plan

Gordon Laxer
As Alberta's economic engine falters, now is a good time to rethink the province putting all its eggs in bitumen's basket.
Blog
Jan 27, 2012

Harper has no plan for possible oil shortage

Gordon Laxer
Canada stands on guard for just about every other imaginable disaster but has no plan to deal with an international oil shortage even though one is almost certain to hit soon.
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Aug 3, 2011

What in tar-nation?

Gordon Laxer
I never thought I'd see the day when the words "national," "energy" and "strategy" would be strung together and promoted by the Alberta government.

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