By Andrew on October 3, 2011
In an editorial today, the New York Times renewed its calls for the State Department to say no to the Keystone XL pipeline. Unfortunately, this editorial is not very careful with respect to language and buys into some of the rhetoric put forward by opponents of the pipeline, while doing a good job at correcting […]
By Andrew on May 19, 2011
It may be his most important task, and setting Canada’s GHG policy course for the next four years will not be an easy one for Environment Minister Peter Kent. By his own admission, meeting Canada’s GHG goals will be a daunting challenge and will require stringent regulations on oil and gas, electricity generation, transportation, and […]
By Andrew on April 26, 2011
There’s a hole in the Conservative platform…a hole so big, you could fit Canada’s oil and gas sector or every single one of our fossil-fuel power plants into it. The hole is projected to get bigger, and will be large enough to fit every single car, truck, SUV, train, bus, and ATV in Canada into […]
By Andrew on April 3, 2011
My second Globe and Mail Economy Lab post on the new Liberal Platform is available here. After this piece was posted, Liberal Senator Grant Mitchell posted a response to some of the questions I raised here. Rick Szostak posted another response detailing how revenues from the auction of permits would remain in Alberta here.