Oil Industry CEOs MIA on Climate Action, boomer warrior

Oil Industry CEOs MIA on Climate

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This blog post is a follow-up to a recent letter campaign I undertook with a group of CEOs in the Canadian Oil Industry. The title...
Canada is Only Half Back My Friends, boomer warrior

Canada is Only Half Back My Friends

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On November 30 of 2015, during his address to the climate delegates at the Paris climate talks, Prime Minister Trudeau uttered this inspiring catchphrase:...
Natural Gas Lies

Natural Gas Lies

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Natural gas lies are part of a familiar pattern of disinformation propagated by the fossil fuel industry for decades. Television viewers are frequently bombarded...
Carbon Fee and Dividend. Its Time Has Come, boomer, warrior

Carbon Fee and Dividend. Its Time Has Come

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There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come. According to Joseph...
Where Does Tar Sands Carbon Pollution Go, Below2C

Where Does Tar Sands Carbon Pollution Go?

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While it’s very easy to get caught up in the dynamics of the Kinder Morgan controversy, what about the real question, the truly critical...
Fossil Fuel MegaProjects Falling Like Dominos in Canada, Below2C

Fossil Fuel MegaProjects Falling Like Dominos in Canada

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Fossil fuel megaprojects -- pipelines, terminals, plants -- are quickly disappearing from Canada's energy landscape. Less than a year ago (November of 2016), the federal...
It's Closing Time: Stranded Liabilities Are The Flipside of Stranded Assets, closing, liabilities, time

It’s Closing Time: Stranded Liabilities Are The Flipside of Stranded Assets

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The flipside of stranded assets is stranded liabilities. On the one hand, investors are increasingly asking whether oil demand is or will soon be...

Climate Irony is Inescapable in Fort McMurray

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The climate irony is inescapable as the Fort McMurray wildfire drama unfolds day by day. It has been termed the perfect fire storm leading to...
The Managed Decline Of Fossil Fuels, Below2C

The Managed Decline Of Fossil Fuels

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Countries like Canada which claim to be climate leaders cannot avoid planning for a managed decline of fossil fuels. But Canada is doing just...
Mr Trudeau. Kinder Morgan Is Just An Economic Pipe-Dream, Below2C

Sorry Mr Trudeau, Kinder Morgan Is Just An Economic Pipe Dream

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While Trudeau and the Liberal government offer up slogans to justify why the Kinder Morgan pipeline “must be built”, a chorus of thoughtful commentators...