My latest Economy Lab Post: Emissions: Peter Kent’s 178 millon-ton challenge
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 […]
Posted in Canadian Climate Policy, Canadian Politics, climate change | Tagged climate, climate change, EU, ghg, oil sands, oilsands, ontario, peter kent | 8 Responses
What can green energy advocates learn from the oilsands?
By Andrew on February 24, 2011
I think that if you asked most oilsands opponents to categorize their objections to the industry, their responses could be classified under one of three headings. First, they might cite the lack of appropriate planning, monitoring, and mitigation of local environmental impacts (see the RSC report executive summary here). Second, they might cite a failure […]
Posted in oilsands, Renewable Energy Policy | Tagged feed-in tariff, green energy, green jobs, ontario, renewables | 6 Responses