November 8, 2012

Pipeline' Future Is Still Uncertain

Nathan Vanderklippe, Globe & Mail


On Sept. 19, 2008, TransCanada Corp. formally applied to build its Keystone XL pipeline, a ribbon of buried steel that would connect Canada’s oil sands with the huge refinery complex at the U.S. Gulf Coast. Now, more than four years after that application stirred a contentious debate on the continent’s energy and environmental future, its future remains uncertain after a tight election left control of the White House hanging in the balance late Tuesday night.

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US and European oil companies have worked on the conviction for nearly 100 years that their investments in sovereign countries’ upstream sectors are a “net benefit” to the host nations,  whether through ... more ››
November 7, 2012
Hurricane Sandy Showed the Way
Steven Anderson, Huffington Post
As we clean up from the ravages of Hurricane Sandy, it behooves us to listen carefully to climate scientists who predict climate change will bring us more frequent and destructive storms like Sandy. Climate change is arguably the... more ››