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By Andrew on May 18, 2012
Dear Readers, This afternoon, I am pleased and excited to inform all of you that I have accepted a secondment to Environment Canada during my sabbatical year from July 2012 through June 2013. I will be a visiting scholar at Environment Canada, and hope to be involved in many aspects of their work over the […]
By Andrew on May 9, 2012
Today, with great praise from industry, a new report, commissioned by the Alberta Government, on oilsands GHG emissions was released. This report, by Jacobs Consultancy, assesses the degree to which oilsands GHG emissions compare to other sources of crude entering the European Union. The results are not particularly surprising, nor are they likely to significantly […]
By Andrew on March 11, 2012
Last night, I wrote a long post on exchange rates, and discussed the impact of the Canadian dollar appreciation on our purchasing power. As usual, the best way to demonstrate that increase in purchasing power is with a graphic, so here you go: What you’re looking at is the relative changes in gas prices, in local […]