The Alberta government is failing to ensure environmental liabilities are adequately accounted for and that progress is being made to address the province’s massive tailings ponds.
Despite once holding promise, the UK’s climate compatibility checkpoint has become a formality.
There should be a better long-term strategy for foreign direct investments in Nigeria that’s not tied to its oil reserves.
Force oil and gas companies to dispose of a tonne of CO₂ for every one they emit.
Four companies contribute about 20 per cent of Alberta’s total revenue, giving them an enormous amount of control over the province’s finances and, by extension, politics.
One estimate suggests at least a sixth of all emissions cuts expected from the Inflation Reduction Act would come from carbon capture.
Even before the war, Moscow was acknowledging the problems in its energy industry.
The concept of the carbon footprint can do more than just make us feel guilty about the climate cost of our everyday lives.
The UK chancellor is giving a one-off payment of £1,200 to the most vulnerable households, while U-turning on a windfall tax for energy companies.
They may not be funded by gas and oil, but these two sides are big money players.
While the country’s Central Bank may have managed to offset some of the tougher sanctions, the West’s economic broadside has caused long-term damage to “Fortress Russia”.
The problem has always been that Europe trades with Russia a lot, while the US only trades a little.
Every time Alberta’s energy-based economy goes into a tailspin, it’s because the price of oil has declined precipitously, and when it booms, it’s because the price has soared.
New relationships between energy, geopolitical security and climate change policy flowing from the invasion of Ukraine are beginning to emerge, and the implications could be enormous.
Why recent calls for the UK to resuscitate shale gas exploration are for the birds.
New developments in microalgae cultivation are helping to propel the potential of renewable biofuels to combat climate change.
A former US ambassador to Kazakhstan explains the strategic and economic importance of Kazakhstan to the US.
If Canada chooses to keep its oil in the ground, it doesn’t mean turning off the tap overnight. Skilled trades will be key to winding down the industry and building up new lines of work.
Sudbury was once known as one of the world’s most polluted cities. But it transformed itself with the help of the mining industry.
BHP is banking profits from its failing assets, while washing its hands of the responsibility for its past and ongoing contribution to climate change.