Energy

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Suncor on Expansion Spree in Down Oilpatch

Calgary giant aims to be 'last oil company standing' as world shifts off carbon, its CEO says.

By Mychaylo Prystupa, Today


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A Revived Northern Gateway to Oblivion for Grits?

Reverse course on controversial pipeline at your own risk, political observers warn Liberal government.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 27 Apr 2016


opinion

Dilbit Dogma? The Myth of Tidewater Access

Pipeline cheerleaders often employ this rationale. But it no longer applies.

By Eugene Kung, 20 Apr 2016


opinion

My Advice to NDP: Look Before You Leap. Then Leap

And don't let Canada's punditariat restrict or stifle your debate.

By Crawford Kilian, 14 Apr 2016


news

Flogging Electric Vehicles, Premier Clark Opts for the 'Sexy' Choice

Politicians promote, and heavily subsidize, an option few can afford, says resource economist.

By Andrew MacLeod, 13 Apr 2016


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Six Key Divides New Democrats Must Tackle

Convention revealed a readiness among New Dems to attack party problems. Now comes the hard part.

By Samantha Power, 12 Apr 2016


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How Christy Clark Talks to Kids about Taxes

'If we don't cut down trees in BC, we have to take more money from your mom and dad.'

By Andrew MacLeod, 9 Apr 2016


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Canada's Oil and Gas Push 'Wishful Thinking' against Climate Realities: Harvard Prof

Naomi Oreskes says our fossil fuel strategy 'doesn't add up.'

By Mychaylo Prystupa, 6 Apr 2016


opinion

The Year the Oil Bubble Burst

As companies are forced to slash value of reserves, industry faces a grim new future.

By Mitchell Anderson, 4 Apr 2016


news

Rushing Carbon Price Could Spark 'National Unity Crisis': Minister

Catherine McKenna wants to build trust among premiers.

By James Munson, 2 Apr 2016


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New Maps Show Seven Million Americans at Risk from Industry-Made Quakes

US science agency highlights 'potential ground-shaking hazards.'

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 1 Apr 2016


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US States Team Up to Nail Big Oil for Climate 'Fraud'

Legal experts say oil companies could face billions of dollars in liabilities.

By Mychaylo Prystupa, 30 Mar 2016


news

Fracking Contaminates Groundwater: Stanford Study

Another scientific report finds evidence of industry's impact on public resource.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 30 Mar 2016


opinion

Death of a Shale Gas Salesman

Aubrey McClendon was fracking's greatest advocate -- until he drove his car into a concrete wall.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 28 Mar 2016


news

Steam Injection Fractures Caprock in Big Alberta Spill, Regulator Confirms

Incident highlights fragility of high-cost energy extraction.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 23 Mar 2016


news

The Lure and Challenge of Clean Power for Remote Reserves

Some First Nations are dumping diesel for wind, solar and hydro. Hartley Bay is still hoping. Last of two.

By Christopher Pollon, 22 Mar 2016


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Laid-off By Oil Sands, Alberta Trades Seek Solar Relaunch

Worker-led initiative forms to retrain 1,000 idled electricians, boilermakers and others.

By Mychaylo Prystupa, 21 Mar 2016


news

In Hartley Bay, a Four-Decade Fight to Dump Diesel Continues

One of Canada's wettest places just can't seem to get its hydro on. First of two.

By Christopher Pollon, 21 Mar 2016


news

Jeff Rubin: Oil Sands Are 'Hemorrhaging Red Ink,' Doomed to Shutter

Former CIBC chief economist outlines latest predictions at 'Carbon Talks.'

By Mychaylo Prystupa, 18 Mar 2016


opinion

Four More Whoppers about LNG in British Columbia

The real facts behind Christy Clark's rosy claims.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 16 Mar 2016