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Time to Recharge B.C.'s Clean Vehicle Program?

Late last week, the government of British Columbia announced the location of the first of a series of 13 electric-vehicle fast-charging stations for communities around the province. This is good...

2012’s Six Most Overlooked Energy Stories

This past year, the story of energy in Canada was a story of Alberta oil — who owns it, who wants it, and how we’re going to get it to them. From Iqaluit to Charlottetown to Tofino, battles over...

Report: Renewables Produce More Bang for Our Buck

A new BlueGreen Canada report suggests that the money the federal government currently spends on oil subsidies could create between 18,000 and 20,000 jobs in clean technology. In comparison, that...

Hurricane Sandy and Our Rapidly Closing Window

Photo: Home destroyed by Hurricane Sandy in Breezy Point, Queens, New York, by Brad Hamilton. Anyone who has seen the images last week of the havoc wrought by Hurricane Sandy is doubtless...

The Wonder Down Under: Tim Flannery in Conversation

Recently, we had the chance to sit down with Tim Flannery, author of The Weather Makers—one of the most influential books on global warming ever to see print. An internationally acclaimed...

"Defend Our Coast" Underscores Desire for Clean Energy

Close to 5,000 people have signed up to attend a mass action in Victoria, B.C. today intended to stop the proposed Northern Gateway and Kinder Morgan pipelines, and the increased oil tanker traffic...

Saudia Arabia Charts Zero-Carbon Path

The nation with the world's largest proven reserves of conventional crude oil wants to be 100 percent powered by zero-carbon energy sources so that it can save its oil for other future uses, such as...