The Brave New World of Ample Oil

Guest post by Tilak Doshi In the oil universe, the September 14th attack on Saudi Aramco’s oil facilities is comparable to the 9/11 attacks on the twin towers in New York City. Yet, the taking out of half of the Kingdom’s oil output led not to an oil shock but a whimper. Barely two weeks…

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Over a Barrel, Canadian documentary preview

The filmmakers behind this  documentary decided to have a free preview period until October 31 to get the word out. After that, it will be paywalled ($4.99). From IMDb: Over a Barrel is a short political documentary about the work of Vivian Krause, and the questions she raises regarding U.S foundations funding activism against the…

How Arctic Drilling Will Trample Junk Science Obstructionism

Guest slam-dunk by David Middleton How Science Got Trampled in the Rush to Drill in the Arctic By ADAM FEDERMAN with photographs by NATHANIEL WILDER and video by PETER ELSTNER | 07/26/2019 Every year, hundreds of petroleum industry executives gather in Anchorage for the annual conference of the Alaska Oil and Gas Association, where they discuss policy and celebrate their achievements…

Trump Administration Should Review Undue Influence of Foundations Funding Tar Sands Campaign says Friends of Science Society

The Trump Administration should review the undue influence of billionaire foundations funding the Tar Sands Campaign, which has resulted in a close-to-approval legislated tanker ban on the West Coast and turned Canada’s National Energy Board upside down. CALGARY, Alberta (PRWEB) June 11, 2019 Along with President Trump doing a climate science review, as reported in…

Here’s How Mexico Could Respond To Trump’s Tariff Threat

Michael Bastasch | Energy Editor Experts expect Mexico to respond to U.S. tariff threats, but the country’s reliance on American energy could influence how they respond. Mexico could slow-walk the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement that President Donald Trump wants to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement with. The U.S. will soon impose gradually rising tariffs on…

Bank of Canada Governor Urged to Investigate Tar Sands Campaign and Climate Risk Trade War Against Canada says Friends of Science Society

From PRWEB “Carbon dioxide is not a control knob that can fine tune climate” – Judith Curry, Atmospheric Scientist, Georgia Tech Globally the demand for oil grows; only Canada is blocked from market by its own climate policies, many of them due to Tar Sands Campaign/ENGO activism, and Canada’s adherence to the lofty, unattainable GHG…