Energy

opinion

Albertans Have Plenty of Reason to Norwail

Yet right-wing pundits reject comparisons between sensible Norway and the economic disaster of Alberta.

By Mitchell Anderson, 14 Apr 2015


opinion

Is Northern Gateway Dead?

One year after pivotal Kitimat vote, grassroots opposition hopes to hobble pipeline project.

By Kai Nagata, 13 Apr 2015


news

Fracking Increases Radon Gas Hazard, US Study Finds

Levels of the carcinogenic gas rising in Pennsylvanian homes near industry sites.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 13 Apr 2015


news

Fossil Fuels Drive Rapid Glacier Loss across Western Canada, Study Finds

Melting offers a 'big signal' about the climate, expert says.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 8 Apr 2015


news

Lawyers Accuse Gas Giant of Deficient Records Filing in Fracking Case

Encana disclosure shows 'disdain for an ordinary Albertan,' claims counsel for Jessica Ernst.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 1 Apr 2015


news

Why Are Young Workers Shunning the Oilsands?

Millennials more likely to view industry as outdated and polluting.

By Geoff Dembicki, 23 Mar 2015


opinion

BC Gov't Ignores Review Panel, Pursues Site C

'I think the province was determined to go ahead with the project from the beginning,' says panel chair.

By Emma Gilchrist, 19 Mar 2015


news

Court Asked to Intervene over Squamish Denial of Pipeline Drilling Permit

FortisBC line would feed natural gas to proposed Woodfibre LNG plant.

By Bob Mackin, 17 Mar 2015


opinion

Tackling Climate Crisis Can Strengthen Democracy and Our Economy

Free market democracies are leading the green innovation charge, says UBC political scientist.

By Max Cameron, 2 Mar 2015


news

'There Are No Jobs on a Dead Planet'

But global labour leader Sharan Burrow says there are millions of new jobs on a healthy one. A Tyee interview.

By Geoff Dembicki, 26 Feb 2015


news

Quakes in Gas Fields Ignored for Years, Dutch Agency Finds

Safety board's report a relevant read for any fracking zone.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 20 Feb 2015


news

Fossil Fuel Divestment's True Aim? To Remake Capitalism

Surging millennial campus movement rejects the belief that money and morals are separate.

By Geoff Dembicki, 20 Feb 2015


news

Coastal First Nations Call Out 'Eagle Spirit' Pipeline

Energy project seen as Northern Gateway alternative rejected by two vital aboriginal alliances.

By Sarah Berman, 13 Feb 2015


news

Throne Speech Dials Back Province's LNG Expectations

It was a 'half hour of emptiness,' says Opposition.

By Andrew MacLeod, 11 Feb 2015


opinion

Does Divestment Make Sense? Ask an 'Ethical Investor'

We did, and their insights give energy to a movement growing stronger each day.

By Atiya Jaffar, Kelsey Mech and Lisa Helps, 11 Feb 2015


news

After Mount Polley: 'This is Indigenous Law'

Six months after dam breach calamity, First Nation takes the lead on mining regulation.

By Jerome Turner, 7 Feb 2015


opinion

Five Public Opinion Headaches For Alberta Oil Execs

Polling from Calgary's own corner offices reveals pipeline protest 'not just for West Coast hippies anymore.'

By Emma Gilchrist, 7 Feb 2015


opinion

Thanks Vancouver Sun, for the 'View from Alberta'

Tankers safe! Protests rude! National Energy Board fair! Save Albertans' asses!

By Rafe Mair, 2 Feb 2015


news

Fracking Quakes Pose Added Risks and Require Study, Expert Warns

Researchers need more seismic data to understand unique hazards.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 2 Feb 2015


opinion

Is Petro-Divestment Too Divisive?

Suncor thinks so, but we say it's crucial to challenging Canada's unfair climate politics.

By Jessica Dempsey and James Rowe, 2 Feb 2015