Tag Archives: oil sands

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: 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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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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