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Australia's Coal Slump Could Be a Cautionary Tale for Canada

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

The prime ministers of Canada and Australia jointly blasted carbon taxes as environmentally ineffective job killers. As outspoken defenders of a carbon economy, the pair, it they cared to look, would find themselves as part of a club with an ever-dwindling membership. Neither, it is worth noting, appears concerned.

If Alberta Oil Heads East, Benefits for Ontario Are Hard to See

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 07.08.2014 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

If Alberta can be considered the culprit behind Canada's sad track record on carbon emissions, then Ontario's acquiescence to the Energy East pipeline would make it a willing accomplice.

Passion Remains High Because Keystone XL Marks a Turning Point on Climate

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz | Posted 04.23.2014 | Green
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz

We'd be kidding ourselves if we minimized the Keystone XL pipeline. The State Department's own report made it clear just how significant this dirty energy project would be -- from a climate perspective.

Hunter Stuart

Four Oil Spills Continue Months Later

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

Four recent oil spills at a major oil sands extraction site in Canada's Alberta province are still leaking oil into the ground, and officials aren't s...

Alberta's Oil Sands: 'China or Bust!'

Nicholas Ostroy | Posted 01.30.2012 | Business
Nicholas Ostroy

While the Alberta oil sands may not be the most efficient way of collecting petroleum, the sad fact is that it is going to be collected, processed, and distributed regardless of what the Department of State, the Obama Administration, or the State of Nebraska thinks.

'Scud Stud's' Brother Is Canada's New Environment Minister

Bill Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bill Mann

Canada's new Environment Minister has a famous relative: Peter Kent is the older brother of the so-called "Scud Stud," handsome former NBC reporter Arthur Kent. Like his famous brother, Peter Kent will have to be on guard for plenty of enemy fire.

Avatar Real-Life Parallel Found In Alberta Oilsands (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Avatar's environmental message parallels reality more closely than we thought. According to a CBC report, the film's supervising art director closely ...