The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Thinking about the Unthinkable #nlpoli

Only a decade ago, voters turfed Roger Grimes and the Liberals from office as punishment for – among other things – signing a deal to develop a nickel mine even though it was a really good deal. But leave the oil in the ground rather than pump it out? Unthinkable.  That’s curious because leaving the ...

Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Conference Board of Canada: Economic Benefits of Tar Sands Hinge On Climate Inaction

Conference Board of Canada: Economic Benefits of Tar Sands Hinge On Climate Inaction (via Desmogblog) By 2035 operators in Alberta’s tar sands expect to produce 5 million barrels of the world’s most environmentally dirty and energy intensive oil per day. Current daily production hovers around 2 million barrels. According to a recent Conference Board of ...

The Disaffected Lib: Will this Setback the Future of Altnerative Energy in the U.S.?

Drill, baby, drill.   We’ve heard of America’s natural gas bounty realized by extensive fracking.   Overlooked, however, is the success of fracking in U.S. oil production.   The Associated Press reports the United States may soon become the world’s top oil producer. U.S. oil output is surging so fast that the United States could soon overtake Saudi ...