Energy

news

A Tyee Series

Civilization in 2025: Cleaner, Richer, Decentralized?

So predict CEOs and world leaders at Bloomberg New Energy Finance's invite-only summit.

By Geoff Dembicki, 14 Apr 2014


news

Kitimat Says 'No' to Northern Gateway

Community with 'everything to gain' from project rejects it in plebiscite vote.

By Emma Gilchrist, 13 Apr 2014


blogs

Alberta bitumen boom accompanied by rising worker injuries

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 11 Apr 2014


news

Who Gets in on NEB Pipeline Hearing? It's 'Kafkaesque' Says Planner

Now, experts wanting to weigh in must prove they'll be 'directly affected.'

By David P. Ball, 7 Apr 2014


news

'No Rationale Given,' Say Rejected Kinder Morgan Intervenors

Public hearings for TransMountain's oilsands pipeline expansion begin next January.

By David P. Ball, 4 Apr 2014


opinion

Canada Is a Lousy Oil Negotiator

We collected less than one-fifth the tax and royalty benefits Norway did in 2012. Ouch.

By Mitchell Anderson, 31 Mar 2014


news

A Tyee Series

Embedded with the Planet Savers

Are we screwed? At Globe 2014, I survey the rapidly evolving world of 'clean capitalism' for answers.

By Geoff Dembicki, 31 Mar 2014


news

A Tyee Series

Welcome to Peak Copper

It's not far off. So, why aren't there more operations like this one in BC's north? Fifth in a series.

By Christopher Pollon, 28 Mar 2014


news

A Tyee Series

The Monumental Copper Disconnect

Billions to mine, refine and assemble into products that last maybe a year or so? Last in a series.

By Christopher Pollon, 28 Mar 2014


opinion

Ukraine Crisis Highlights Ugly Global Energy Truths

Enslaved by debt, it represents the worst of corrosive oil and gas politics.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 27 Mar 2014


news

Enbridge Scales Up Campaign to Sway Kitimat Voters

With far less resources, residents launch counterattack ahead of Gateway plebiscite.

By Emma Gilchrist, 26 Mar 2014


news

A Tyee Series

Where Copper Meets Fire

Naoshima Island in Japan is a surreal melting pot of BC metal and fine art. Third in a series.

By Christopher Pollon, 26 Mar 2014


news

A Tyee Series

Are We Screwed? 'No,' Says Clean Energy Icon

Society will become 'fairer and smarter' as renewables trounce fossil fuels, Amory Lovins explains.

By Geoff Dembicki, 26 Mar 2014


news

A Tyee Series

Betting at the Copper Casino

That would be Vancouver's mining district, where BC's future is low-grade and high-risk. Second in a series.

By Christopher Pollon, 25 Mar 2014


news

A Tyee Series

The Resurrection of Copper Mountain

Copper mining is back from the dead near Princeton. But who's in charge?

By Christopher Pollon, 24 Mar 2014


news

Clean-tech 'Bulls' Battle Climate 'Bears': A Walrus Talk Preview

Green businesses are cashing in, but can they reverse our warming crisis?

By David P. Ball, 22 Mar 2014


opinion

Despite Redford's Departure, the Petro State Marches On

Premier's exit will likely prove insignificant to oil-saturated Alberta.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 20 Mar 2014


opinion

Korea Free Trade Agreement: What's in It for Canada?

Deal offers a ready market for our low-value fossil fuel exports, but not much else.

By Scott Sinclair, 14 Mar 2014


opinion

What Has BC's Carbon Tax Shift Done?

Six years in, measuring the results in five charts.

By Alan Durning and Yoram Bauman, 12 Mar 2014


books

'Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster'

New book explains Fukushima in tragic detail, highlighting need for a major industry overhaul.

By Crawford Kilian, 11 Mar 2014