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    Energy and Resources

    What is John Horgan thinking on LNG?!

    John Horgan's LNG framework is even more delusional than the one he inherited from Christy Clark, argues Damien Gillis.


    On Energy & First Nations, politicians want to have their cake and eat it too

    Building pipelines is necessary for fighting climate change. We can respect First Nations while violating their rights...at least according to Canada's political leaders, who want to have their cake and eat it too.



    Horgan’s right on Kinder Morgan, even if he got Site C wrong

    John Horgan may have got Site C Dam wrong, but he deserves kudos for standing up for British Columbians and our environment against the threats posed by Kinder Morgan, says Damien Gillis.


    Rafe: Christy’s oily legacy is the stain that can’t be cleaned, as climate plan revelation reminds us

    The back room deals with the oil lobby, the plundering of BC Hydro and ICBC, the fiscal recklessness and corporate handouts - Christy Clark's legacy will stick with BC for years to come, says Rafe Mair.



    Why coal can’t make America great again

    Donald Trump has promised to fire up the US coal sector. Amid a long-term global and domestic downturn for the industry, energy expert Will Dubitsky explains why coal can't make America great again.


    Rafe to Horgan: Get Serious about Kinder Morgan, Woodfibre LNG

    Rafe Mair has a message for Premier John Horgan: "If Kinder Morgan happens on your watch, do you think voters will forgive you because some lawsuits were threatened?...Not a very good start, Mr. Horgan, not a good start at all."



    As Big Oil tanks, why is Canada so slow to adapt?

    With 17 major projects now shelved in the high-cost Alberta tar sands, amid a persistent downturn in global oil prices, why are Canadian leaders so slow to adapt to the booming cleantech economy?


    True Patriot Love: Why the Kinder Morgan pipeline will never be built

    Rafe Mair explains BC's pipeline opposition to the rest of Canada: "Kinder Morgan has sharpened divisions in Canada - but one can hardly blame British Columbians for that when their sole purpose has been simply to support the h...



    Rafe: NDP-Green pact should mean good riddance to Kinder Morgan, but Liberal opposition won’t make life easy

    John Horgan and Andrew Weaver's NDP-Green pact is good news for the environment and BC's fiscal health, but the Liberal Opposition can still make life very difficult for them, says Rafe Mair.


    Rafe Mair: Rachel Notley can go to hell for threatening BC over pipeline

    Rachel Notley says BC has no right to turn down pipelines from Alberta. Lifelong British Columbian and constitutional expert Rafe Mair says she can go to hell.