Category Archives: Energy East

The Machiavellian battle against climate change using Energy East

As many of my regular readers have probably noticed, I have been asked to produce the occasional blog post at the Canadian edition of the Huffington Post. My most recent post deals with the Energy East Pipeline (Energy East Pipeline … Continue reading

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Where the new Pembina Report misses the mark on Energy East

Numerous people have sent me links to the Pembina Institute report: “Crafting an Effective Canadian Energy Strategy: “How Energy East and the oilsands affect climate and energy objectives”. Having quickly read the report I must admit to being a bit … Continue reading

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The Energy East Pipeline: Dispelling Some Myths

Another couple oil train derailments (Gogama and Galena) in the last week have brought my attention back to the topic of oil pipelines. As I have written elsewhere, the safety record of oil-by-rail is one of the reasons why I … Continue reading

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On being labelled “pro-oil” and ”pro-pipeline”

The morning I found myself in the very interesting position of being the foil in a thoughtful and well-written piece in the Tyee. The piece recounts a Twitter discussion between myself and the author regarding the Burnaby Mountain protest. While … Continue reading

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