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Trump now sounds like every other right-wing Republican on energy -- well, almost

Donald Trump has sold himself as a different kind of Republican, but in his first energy policy speech on Thursday, he adopted the same tired, old energy ideas that have been trotted out by the GOP establishment for years. 1,088 more words

Climate & Energy

TransCanada ordered to clean up Keystone XL pipeline construction sites

The National Energy Board says it has ordered TransCanada Corp. to clean up sites that were developed as part of the Keystone XL pipeline project. 153 more words

Money

How can U.S. Labour recover from the Keystone XL Fight?

Contested Futures: Labor after Keystone XL”  was published in New Labour Forum   and reproduced on the website of Trade Unions for Energy Democracy , where author Sean Sweeney is Coordinator.  155 more words

Post #117: Evaluating Obama’s Foreign Policy Record

So you’re not excited by Donald Trump’s announcement of his first foreign-policy acts as president: building the Mexico Wall, the No-Muslims Wall, the End-of-NATO Wall, and the China Trade Wall.  2,657 more words

US Foreign Policy

TransCanada says pipeline delays costing Alberta billions

Canada’s biggest pipeline company says Alberta is losing billions of dollars on its daily production of bitumen.

TransCanada claims it’s due to stalled projects and denial of access to world markets, where Alberta oil could be sold for a higher price. 197 more words

Money

Rachel Notley says Washington trip a success as she touts Alberta climate change plan

EDMONTON – Premier Rachel Notley says she made inroads in Washington, D.C., when she explained Alberta’s climate change plan.

“My message everywhere was the same, that Alberta is now one of the world’s most responsible energy producers, that we are an extremely attractive place to do business, and that we hope to be a valued partner in driving green and value-added technologies,” said Notley in a conference call with reporters Friday. 410 more words

Canada

Trudeau signs Paris climate treaty at UN, says 'Canada's efforts will not cease'

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined world leaders Friday to help formally ratify a global treaty on climate change.

Putting his signature to the Paris accord was the easy part. 693 more words

World