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Ontario Empowers Local Governments on Wind, Solar

Ontario Empowers Local Governments on Wind, Solar

On Thursday, the Province of Ontario gave local governments new authority over utility-scale energy projects. Energy developers must now work directly with municipalities to identify appropriate...

Can We Punch Above Our Weight on Clean Energy?

Can We Punch Above Our Weight on Clean Energy?

Wednesday marked the first day of the 2013 Clean Energy Ministerial in Delhi, India. For the next few days, energy ministers from around the world will confab to discuss how best to advance clean...

Will 40/40 Take the Heat off Edmonton?

Will 40/40 Take the Heat off Edmonton?

The climate and energy challenge is frequently portrayed as a world of absolutes. We are either doomed, or salvation is just around the corner. We have either missed the narrow window to forestall...

Alliances will Bolster Energy and Climate Policy

Alliances will Bolster Energy and Climate Policy

The prospect of serious climate disruption and increased fossil fuel dependence is troubling, to say the least. But here in British Columbia, it is also spurring new alliances as diverse parties step...

What Should A Canadian Energy Strategy Accomplish?

What Should A Canadian Energy Strategy Accomplish?

Suncor Energy asked me to share my perspective on the energy strategy conversation, and the role of oil sands in a world facing climate change. The company published my responses on its OSQAR...