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'I Hate That Oil's Dropping': Why Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant Wants High Oil Prices for Fracking

Steve Horn | Posted 01.25.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Tuscaloosa Marine Shale's "little problem" reflects a big problem the oil and gas industry faces -- particularly smaller operators involved with hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") -- going forward.

Why Canada May Be Heading Down the "Slippery Slope" Toward American-Style Health Care

Wendell Potter | Posted 06.14.2014 | World
Wendell Potter

Like every country with an aging population, Canada will have to implement some changes to make sure care continues to be accessible and affordable, but the U.S. model is not the example Ottawa and the provinces should follow.

Denial of Facts Is No Way to Understand Science

James Hoggan | Posted 02.06.2012 | Green
James Hoggan

There was a time when I couldn't understand what motivated writers like Margaret Wente to stand so firmly against such clear and solid science. The psychology of "confirmation bias" has provided the answer for me.

Squadron of Oil Executives on Fraser Institute Board of Directors

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Canada's libertarian think-tank, the Fraser Institute, has a knack for providing excellent PR and advocacy services for the oil industry in Canada. That might be because they practically are the oil industry.