Energy

news

'Enough Hot Air': Critics Knock Delays on BC Climate Action

With second-round consultations open, enviro groups see little 'leadership plan' progress.

By Andrew MacLeod, Today


news

Critics Slam Alberta's New Royalty Review as Policy Disaster

Panel finds current share of value Albertans receive from resources 'generally appropriate.'

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 2 Feb 2016


opinion

Psst, Trudeau: IMF Now Pegs Our Fossil Fuel Subsidies at $46 Billion

Fastest way to transition Canada to a green economy? Quit the giveaways.

By Mitchell Anderson, 1 Feb 2016


news

Pipeline Reforms 'Great Step' but Don't Account for Most Emissions, Say Climate Critics

Does ignoring downstream impacts export Canada's responsibilities?

By Mychaylo Prystupa, 28 Jan 2016


news

'Pennies for Billions': Aboriginals Fight Near Giveaway of Pipeline Rights in 1952

BC's Coldwater Indian Band sues feds, Kinder Morgan to kill old deal.

By Mychaylo Prystupa, 27 Jan 2016


news

National Energy Board Slammed for 'Inadequate' Regulation

Agency failing to properly track 'deficiencies in company compliance,' audit finds.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 26 Jan 2016


opinion

Lelu Declaration a Major Wrench in Hardhat Premier's LNG Plans

Coastal salmon defenders throw down gauntlet not just to Clark, but to reconciliatory Trudeau.

By Ian Gill, 25 Jan 2016


opinion

Dawn of the Climate-Killing Megaproject

When one goes down, another rises. How to keep our planet habitable?

By Bill McKibben, 23 Jan 2016


opinion

At Northern Salmon Summit, a Declaration: Cancel LNG or Else

On the ground in Prince Rupert, where Skeena First Nations sent a clear message to government.

By Ian Gill, 23 Jan 2016


news

Renewables Could Outcompete Costly, Risky LNG, Investors Warned

Industry report finds declining costs of wind and solar a viable threat to North American product.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 22 Jan 2016


news

Site C Protest Campers Hit with Civil Claim

Protesters fire back: 'We've been nothing but peaceful and reasonable.'

By Bob Mackin, 21 Jan 2016


news

Grand Chief to Trudeau: Reconciliation Includes Acting on Site C

Major dam deserves federal attention, opponents say.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 20 Jan 2016


news

Trans Mountain's 'Worst Case' Spill Scenario Challenged at NEB Hearings

Dilbit disaster model underestimates cleanup problems, pollution, says scientist.

By Mychaylo Prystupa, 19 Jan 2016


opinion

Please Advise! Cheap Oil's Temptations, They Burn!

You're not alone, soothes Dr. Steve. We're all victims of a resource-based economy.

By Steve Burgess, 19 Jan 2016


tyeenews

Come Listen to the Man Fracking Powers Tried to Silence

Why you should spend Thursday, Jan. 28, with Andrew Nikiforuk. A special Tyee event.

By David Beers, 18 Jan 2016


opinion

Why We May Never See $100-a-Barrel Oil Again

'Race for What's Left' author surveys geopolitical fortunes in aftermath of a pricequake.

By Michael T. Klare, 16 Jan 2016


news

National Energy Board to Change How Spill Response Plans Are Made Public

Critic says it'll take much more to restore faith in regulator.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 13 Jan 2016


news

In Supreme Court, a Battle Over Fracking and Citizens' Rights

Jessica Ernst's long fight to challenge legislation putting energy regulator above the law reaches top court.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 13 Jan 2016


news

Why 2016 Could Be the Year of Green Energy

Electric car clears affordability milestone while solar scales up in Alberta.

By Tyler Hamilton, 13 Jan 2016


news

Charter Rights at Issue in Fracking Supreme Court Case

Jessica Ernst's long battle over rights, well contamination reaches highest court Tuesday.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 8 Jan 2016