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…

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Be Careful Who You Vote For

 By Malcolm Carter, September 2019 Not everything in politics is easily understood or even meant to be understood, however some things are more obscure than others. Why, for example, does the Trudeau government have a seemingly schizophrenic attitude towards our economy? On the one hand, like other parties, they voice the need for wages, benefits,…

Alberta Introduces Carbon Tax Repeal Bill

From OILPRICE By Irina Slav – May 23, 2019, 9:30 AM CDT Staying true to their promise from the campaign trail, Alberta’s Conservatives have introduced a bill to repeal a carbon tax introduced by their predecessors at the helm of the province, the New Democratic Party. Reuters reports that the repealment of the carbon tax…

Smart messaging needed to avoid pipeline lobbying failure

Alberta premier must not support the climate scare when promoting her province’s hydrocarbon fuel resources in Washington DC this week By Tom Harris Introducing the International Climate Science Coalition video, “Alberta government feeding the fire that threatens to destroy Canada’s main source of wealth”. History is replete with tragic examples of those who collaborated with…

"Canadian oil sands pollute nearby lakes. Report is blow to Keystone pipeline." (Or Not)

The only “blow to the Keystone pipeline” is in the exaggerated reporting of the science… The “report” (Kurek et al., 2013) did find slight elevations (relative to 1950) of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in five lakes in the vicinity of the Fort McMurray, near oil sand mining and upgrading operations in NE Alberta. The PAH…