Category Archives: Pipelines

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: The natives’ tools

Environmentalists serve native interests well, by extracting maximum profits out of resource developments. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: How global warming policies have led to global insecurity

(September 4, 2014) Limits on energy production in the West enabled conflicts in the Ukraine and the Middle East. Continue reading

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Parker Gallant: Environmental Defence, hypocrites or hypochondriacs

(February 11, 2014) Riddle me this! What do the Cement Association of Canada, United Steelworkers, Xerox and Middlefields Resource Funds (investors in oil and gas exploration and development) and Environmental Defence have in common?

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Lawrence Solomon: Quarantining Alberta oil

(April 25, 2013) Environmentalists are successfully ring-fencing the province. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: The Romney boom

(September 3, 2012) Romney would make good his pledge of energy self-sufficiency and lift the blanket of insecurity stifling the U.S. economy. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Free global gas prices

(March 23, 2012) There is a silver bullet for lowering gas prices: a return to a free market in gasoline. Continue reading

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