peak oil

Jul 13, 2015

The rise of extreme energy

Fossil fuels are now being extracted with more unconventional and more dangerous techniques. A new film looks at the rise of extreme energy and envisages the path towards a post-growth economy.
Jul 5, 2012
Oil derricks

In the valley of the shadow of peak oil

Christopher Majka
Peak oil appears nowhere in sight. New technology and high prices drive unconventional oil production. Political measures are key in transitioning to renewable energy and avoiding climate disaster.
Sep 1, 2011

Climate change: Responsibility and action

Bill Henderson
Are we acting with due diligence to future generations? Is ideological orthodoxy keeping us in denial about how we govern ourselves? B.C.'s fossil fuel expansion is a crime against humanity.
May 9, 2011
Photo: Lvchen/Flicker

How cars are pushed on society

Bianca Mugyenyi and Yves Engler
Cars: An unhealthy, lethal, inefficient and utterly unsustainable mode of transportation.
Mar 17, 2011

What Japan's nuclear crisis means for all of us

Tyler Bryant and Ian Hanington
As the Japan catastrophe shows, nuclear is far from a benign source of energy. The need to properly assess the impacts of our energy options and seek a sustainable future is more important than ever.
Jan 26, 2011

Ethical oil and the right-wing echo chamber

Donald Gutstein
Establishing 'ethical oil' as a component of government rhetoric illustrates the growing success of a Canadian right wing aping U.S. Republican tactics.
Jan 3, 2011

Harper’s pipeline nightmare

Environmental issues still take a back seat to economic ones, but it is on the environmental front that gains are made. After Fish Lake, the PM may feel the heat because of his support for Enbridge.
Nov 8, 2010

Fuelling the oil addiction

Hannah McKinnon
The case against tax breaks (and other subsidies) for the fossil fuel industry in Canada.
Mar 31, 2009

Talking Tar Sands with Andrew Nikiforuk

boilingfrog's Green Town Times
Author and journalist, Andrew Nikiforuk visits Craik and shares his knowledge about the environmental and economic effects of tar sands production in western Canada.


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