Tag Archives: Oil

Lawrence Solomon: Trudeau stands alone as Canada — and the world — abandons green energy

Wind and solar have become the fossils of the energy industry; oil, gas and coal remain the fuels of the future. 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: Russia’s rise — a threat to the West

(November 8, 2013) America’s demise in the Middle East has made Russia the region’s preeminent power, and a threat to the West. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Argo perpetuates myth of CIA coup

(February 25, 2013) Oil was the last thing on the CIA’s mind in 1953 intervention. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Fight jihad, stop carbon taxes

(February 21, 2013) Shale oil boom means security. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Will Egypt seize Libya for its oil?

(October 5, 2012) Will Egypt seize Libya for its oil? Given Egypt’s political ideology, its history with its neighbours, and its material needs, this must be a live issue. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: A world awash in oil

(March 30, 2012) The Middle East will go back to being an obscure backwater. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Vladimir the Great

(March 2, 2012) After centuries of serfdom, Putin has delivered prosperity. But it is also easy to foresee a Russian economic collapse, if Putin follows in the footsteps of his illustrious predecessors: Peter the Great and Catherine the Great. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Israel’s gas diplomacy

(February 24, 2012) Israel: ‘Gas is our strategic interest for new partnerships’. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: New glory for Greece

(February 17, 2012) A deregulated free-market Greece — in tourism, energy, transportation — could transform the broken country. Continue reading

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