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Signing off

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 […]

ENMAX solar power – a different definition of affordable

Today, I received a nice offer in my mailbox from utility company ENMAX. ┬áThese offers often make me angry because I find that they prey on people’s lack of information regarding electricity units and pricing. Today was no exception.

Source: Jacobs (2012) http://www.energy.alberta.ca/Oil/pdfs/OSPathwayStudyEUjacobsRept2012.pdf

Let’s make the right arguments on the EU FQD

Today, with great praise from industry, a new report, commissioned by the Alberta Government, on oilsands GHG emissions was released. ┬áThis 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 […]