Common Sense Canadian

China's emissions drop, global cleantech boom are grounds for optimism on climate change

China remains top renewable energy market, but US is catching up

Read this May 1 EcoWatch article on China’s continued dominance of the renewable energy market – and the recent growth of the US industry. For the third time in a row, China has placed first on a top 40 ranking of re...

First Nations show Nancy Greene Raine, Harper govt positive alternative to open net fish farms

Washington State Senate votes to phase out Atlantic salmon farms

  Read this March 2 Seattle Time article on the Washington State Senate’s intense battle over a new bill to phase out Atlantic salmon farms following the escape of as many as 263,000 fish last summer: Atlantic salmon...

NEB shuts down Kinder Morgan pipeline hearing website for 'maintenance'

There is virtually zero Asian demand for Alberta bitumen, new Kinder Morgan analysis reveals

Read this essential analysis from Mitchell Anderson in The Tyee, torpedoing the argument that Alberta needs Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion in order to capitalize on pent up Asian demand for its bitumen:...

Asian LNG prices set to tumble further

Asian LNG prices set to tumble further to $4-5/unit – far below break-even point for BC gas

Asian LNG prices are set to continue their slide to well below the break-even point for BC exports. Leading analysts see them dropping to the $4-5/unit range over 2016-2017, chilling BC LNG hopes.

Petronas likely to put BC LNG project on hold, says Malaysian business paper

Malaysian energy giant Petronas is likely to put its planned BC LNG project on hold for years, a business publication from that country is reporting, due to soft LNG prices.

Lax Kw’alaams claim on Lelu Island could sink Petronas’ LNG project

A claim by the Lax Kw'alaams First Nation on Lelu Island could sink Petronas' plans for an LNG terminal amid sensitive habitat in the Skeena Estuary.