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Tar sands plant north of Fort McMurray, Alberta. Photo: Suncor Energy/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | The online Fossil Fuel Top 50 list contains in-depth information and profiles of the most influential players in the Canadian fossil fuel industry.
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Supreme Court of Canada. Photo: Michael Muraz/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Stand by for a veritable tempest of wailing about "activist judges" from banking, oil industry and conservative quarters in response to this morning's ruling by the Supreme Court.
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The Supreme Court of Canada building in Ottawa (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta courts have ruled that banks come first and polluters can't be forced to clean up their messes if they go broke. We'll learn the Supreme Court's take on this tomorrow.
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Alberta Party Leader Stephen Mandel, back in the days he was a Progressive Conservative cabinet minister (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | It's time for our government pick some economic winners instead of doubling down on an industry that increasingly looks like a loser over the long term.
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David J. Climenhaga | Alberta has been the master of all it surveyed as long as anyone can remember, perpetually the richest province in Canada. This was thanks to our petroleum reserves, not our good management.
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Aerial view of Lac-Mégantic derailment site. Photo: National Transportation Safety Board/Wikimedia Commons
Linda McQuaig | After Lac-Mégantic, we need proper regulation of railways -- and every other aspect of our economy that requires government oversight to protect us from corporations whose only interest is profit.
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David J. Climenhaga | On Tuesday, the president of Cenovus Energy Inc. called for temporary production cuts across the Canadian oil sector to push prices back up. It's all about supply and demand.
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Aerial view of Alberta tar sands. Photo: Dru Oja Jay/Howl Arts Collective/Wikimedia Commons
David J. Climenhaga | Last year's aggregate profit for five largest oilsands companies was within spitting distance of total revenues collected from all sources by the Alberta government.
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Brent Patterson | The transnational corporations that are driving climate chaos celebrate the new USMCA.
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Environmentalist Tzeoporah Berman
David J. Climenhaga | Why has no one from mainstream media picked up the phone and asked industry members of Alberta’s Oil Sands Advisory Group their thoughts on Tzeporah Berman’s work?
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Photo by Brent Patterson.
Brent Patterson | Hearings begin today on the proposed Teck Resources Frontier tar sands mine that could produce at its peak 260,000 barrels of oil a day.
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B.C. environmentalist Tzeporah Berman, who was once jailed for civil disobedience.
David J. Climenhaga | The stream of vituperation directed at the B.C. environmentalist for her consistent opposition to Alberta's pipeline demands is unprecedented, hypocritical and dangerous.