Category Archives: Oil

The Kinder Morgan pipeline: permits or permission?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s approval of the Kinder Morgan pipeline has raised a storm of protest about its predicted impacts on the orcas, climate change, First Nations’ rights, as well as concerns about the project’s “flawed” approval process and lack of “social licence”. Lawyer Andrew Roman contextualizes some of the hot-button issues raised by critics. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: How Trump shattered the alliance between environmentalists and Big Labour

(June 9, 2016) The stage is set for a knock ‘em down, drag ‘em out fight with Donald Trump making an unapologetic play for the hardhat vote and Hillary Clinton promising to “put coal miners out of work” and all but eliminate fracking. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Forget the old Peak Oil theory, now the oil industry’s doom will be its everlasting supply

Environmentalists are embracing the Peak Oil Theory, but in their version supply won’t peak, demand will, since no one really wants oil. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: What the Iran deal means for terrorists

Terrorist organizations world wide will soon be lining up to offer their services to Iran. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Nature needs a hand

The tar sands sites will leave a lasting man-made legacy that will be more enjoyed by humans than the sullied lands they found. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Hottest year ever?! Climate doomsayers may have hit the panic button a little too early

Global warming doomsayers have issues confronting reality. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Saudi Arabia’s war of attrition

With the U.S. no longer a reliable ally, and no longer in need of Saudi oil, the Saudis know they are on their own against Iran. Continue reading

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