Category Archives: Tar Sands

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: 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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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: Environmentalists for a foreign agenda

(December 12, 2013) Canadians have no clue when the exhortations coming from Sierra Club, Greenpeace or the David Suzuki Foundation are financed by U.S. interests. Continue reading

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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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Obama’s idea of weaning us off oil not in sync with reality

(March 23, 2013) For starters, writes Maine columnist M.D. Harmon, quoting Lawrence Solomon in the Financial Post: “North America’s reserves of oil and natural gas are substantial enough to turn it into an oil-exporting region within five years and let it become “oil self-sufficient” by 2035.” Continue reading

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Did Obama just block Keystone?

(March 16, 2013) Deciding whether to approve the Keystone XL pipeline is surely one of the toughest challenges of Barack Obama’s presidency. He hasn’t made up his mind yet, of course. Or has he? … maybe Obama is going to nix the pipeline outright. That’s what Lawrence Solomon predicts. Continue reading

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