Energy

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, Today


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


opinion

Cheap Oil Could Save the Planet

Sounds crazy, but analysis by financial think tank Carbon Tracker shows how it works.

By Mitchell Anderson, 31 Jan 2015


news

Did Alberta Just Break a Fracking Earthquake World Record?

Regulator says drilling likely triggered 4.4 temblor.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 29 Jan 2015


opinion

Why Divestment Warriors Should Diversify Their Strategy

Analysis shows that petro-divesting alone can't finance the needed energy transition.

By Hadi Dowlatabadi and Justin Ritchie, 29 Jan 2015


opinion

Premier Prentice, a Sales Tax Won't Fix Alberta's Mess

There are more progressive ways to address our resource and financial mismanagement.

By Dave Hubert, 28 Jan 2015


news

Sinking Oil Prices Could Push Ottawa into Deficit: Report

Study didn't look at fallout of continued price slide.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 27 Jan 2015


opinion

Alberta's Crazy Oil Bender Is Over

Now stuck with a crude hangover, it could've been like wise and sober Norway.

By Mitchell Anderson, 19 Jan 2015


news

Tanking Asia Gas Prices Makes BC LNG 'Not Viable,' Expert Says

Natural gas already sold at 'bargain basement prices,' says former Alberta royalty advisor.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 15 Jan 2015


news

A Closer, Deflating Look at BC's Natural Gas Jobs Claim

Green MLA Weaver calls LNG promises 'a message of hope wrapped in hyperbole.'

By Andrew MacLeod, 14 Jan 2015