We conduct and commission original research to better understand the energy landscape and how policy decisions are made.

10. Sources

10. Sources

(S&T)2 Consultants Inc. (2011). Shale Gas Update for GHGenius. Bradbury, J., Obeiter, M., Drauker, L., Wang, W., & Stevens, A. (2013). Clearing the Air: Reducing Upstream Greenhouse Gas...

9.  Conclusions

9. Conclusions

The Government of British Columbia has made it clear that its proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry will market the “cleanest LNG in the world” with “lower life cycle greenhouse gas...

8. Further Research

8. Further Research

An opportunity exists to identify current best practices with respect to airshed, marine, aquatic, and other non-carbon impacts of LNG development and compare them with current industry proposals....

7. Detailed Discussion of Results

7. Detailed Discussion of Results

The above discussion is based on a life cycle comparison of seven potential B.C. scenarios, including production, processing, transportation and liquefaction. Detailed methodology, assumptions, and...

6. A Recipe for LNG Leadership

6. A Recipe for LNG Leadership

After exploring various options (see Section 7, below), we conclude that a world-leading British Columbia LNG facility would need to be powered with a combination of grid electricity, new renewables,...

4. The Cleanest LNG in the World

4. The Cleanest LNG in the World

The cleanest LNG in the world is currently produced at two separate facilities located a half world apart: Statoil’s Snøhvit project, on the island of Melkøya in the Norwegian Sea, and the Gorgon...

3. Our Approach

3. Our Approach

To define what “cleanest LNG” really means, and recommend how British Columbia could achieve it via a hypothetical LNG sector, we commissioned a scan of the global LNG industry, a survey of best...

1. Executive Summary

1. Executive Summary

British Columbia is at a crossroads. After gaining an early advantage on climate change leadership with a suite of policies including a revenue-neutral carbon tax and an aggressive greenhouse gas...

Endorsers of A New Energy Vision for Canada

Endorsers of A New Energy Vision for Canada

INDUSTRY Aeolis Wind Agentic Communications AIR MILES For Social Change Alterra Anderson Greenplan Big Green Island Transportation Biro Creative Black River Hydro Black River Wind BluEarth...

Endorsers of Towards a Clean Energy Accord

Endorsers of Towards a Clean Energy Accord

INDUSTRY Canadian Wind Energy Association (represents 435+ companies and members) Canadian Geothermal Energy Association (represents 35+ companies and members) Clean Energy BC (represents 300+...