Category Archives: Tar Sands

Lawrence Solomon: Obama will block Keystone

(March 14, 2013) Not needed for U.S. energy security or employment. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Harper’s next stand

The PM spoke out for the seal hunt. Now he must support the Alberta oil sands. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Tyranny of the north

(August 19, 2011) Venezuela’s dictator, Hugo Chavez, was in the news this week for brashly announcing an expropriation of the mineral rights of the citizens of his country. We don’t seize private property that way in our democracy. We seize it silently and in plain sight, as seen in the province of Alberta, which so deftly passed stealth legislation two years ago that most Albertans are only now discovering the government’s audacious takeover of their property rights. Continue reading

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Oil sands cleanup

(September 13, 2008) The public debate on oil sands fails to recognize that restoration is possible and not that expensive. Continue reading

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Oil sands cleanup

(September 13, 2008) The public debate on oil sands fails to recognize that restoration is possible and not that expensive. Continue reading

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Sands of peace

(September 6, 2008) Russia’s energy supplies enabled their aggression, Canada’s supply could be the placating alternative. Continue reading

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Abundant energy will power future growth

(July 12, 2008) Up! Up! Up! The world is consuming more and more energy and, as if by miracle, the amount left to consume grows ever higher. Never before in human history has energy been accessible in greater abundance and in more regions, never before has mankind had more energy options and faced a brighter energy future. Continue reading

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