To mark the Global Warming Policy Foundation’s Energy for Africa initiative, we’ve been publishing installments of Geoff Hill’s ‘Heart of Darkness: Why energy poverty is a security issue’, an account of the problems of energy access in sub-Saharan Africa. In today’s fourth installment, Hill reports how Africans… Read More »World Bank’s Green Diktat Stops Clean Coal From Powering Africa
Former B.C. justice minister says the reality is more people in the province support Trans Mountain pipeline than oppose it Suzanne Anton, Special to Financial Post Publishing date: Mar 21, 2018 Thousands of people march together during a protest against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain… Read More »Canadians are realizing foreign groups sabotaged our energy economy — for no good reason
There are over 270,000 households in British Columbia facing energy poverty, a lack ofaffordable access to the basic energy services that contribute to quality of life. Rural, remote,and Indigenous communities in the province are being hit particularly hard, with somecommunities spending up to three times… Read More »Moving toward energy security in BC’s rural, remote and Indigenous communities (2020)
Helping communities switch to clean powerThe Remote Community Electrification Program was established by BC Hydro in 2005to help remote communities receive off-grid electricity service from BC Hydro. Often,this means a switch from diesel generation to our clean electricity.Delivering clean, low-cost electricity to remote communities in… Read More »Remote Community Electrification Program
Africans need adaptation strategies that support economic development, jobs, access to energy Duggan Flanakin As the merger of climate change and COVID panic materializes before us, “global leaders” have found developing world voices to join the crusade to “save the planet” from carbon (dioxide) “pollution.”… Read More »Africans reject demands to end fossil fuel use
President Biden’s goal of ending oil production in America doesn’t seem so slick right now. Gasoline prices are close to a dollar per gallon higher than this time last year, with oil prices just shy of the highest in seven years as demand has begun… Read More »With Gas Prices High, Biden Tells OPEC: Drill Baby, Drill!
Kirk R. Smith Among other difficulties,* the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development (Rio+10) struggled with defining “sustainability.” Typical of efforts to make concrete this slippery concept was a preparatory paper addressing one of the most pressing issues in human development: how to bring modern… Read More »In Praise of Petroleum?
Barbara Shecter The Ksi Lisims LNG project will produce one of the world’s lowest unit carbon emissions rates for a large-scale LNG export project, Western LNG’s founder said The development of a liquid natural gas export project based in British Columbia with estimated economic impact… Read More »Nisga’a Nation and partners move ahead with LNG project expected to be worth $55 billion
Brian Murray This, of course, is not welcome news to U.S. coal-producers, who have been hard hit by the decline in coal used to generate electric power, which has fallen from 48 percent of the U.S. generation mix in 2008 to 28 percent today. U.S.… Read More »Coal For Thee, But Not For Me
China will press ahead with its multi-billion-dollar financing of coal plants in developing countries, a top climate official said Tuesday, despite Beijing’s stated aim of slashing carbon emissions. In 2020, China opened three-quarters of the world’s newly funded coal plants, according to the UK-based monitor… Read More »China doubles down on coal plants abroad despite carbon pledge at home