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MP asks ethics watchdog to reconsider Husky Energy hire

Conservative MP Blaine Calkins wants the federal ethics watchdog to reconsider her decision to allow the former chief of staff to Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr… 200 more words


Cuba Scrambles As Venezuela’s Oil Industry Collapses

Source: Haley Zarumba via OilPrice.com

As Venezuela’s oil industry goes down it flames, it’s looking like it may just take Cuba down with it. Venezuela, once the crude powerhouse of South and Central America, is no longer able to produce enough oil to sustain its own economy, much less those of other countries. 416 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

Top staffer for Natural Resource Minister Jim Carr now at Husky Energy

A Calgary-based energy company has hired the former chief of staff to Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr.

Janet Annesley, who left Parliament Hill early last month for personal reasons, is now the senior vice-president of corporate affairs at… 128 more words


Trump Denies the Paris Climate Accord - Time for Military Action?

Amid great criticism, U.S. President Donald was withdrawn from the Paris Climate Accord. The move was expected by many as previously he had denied the existence of Climate Change. 693 more words


Death of the Internal Combustion Engine

Less than a month after Tesla became the United State’s most valuable automakerFinancial Post is reporting on a newly published study by Stanford University economist Tony Seba that is sending shock waves through the automotive and oil industries. 428 more words

"Forest Law" by Ursula Biemann at Quad, Derby, April 2017

Info from the artists’ website

The project draws from research carried out by the pair in the oil-and-mining frontier in the Ecuadorian Amazon— one of the most biodiverse and mineral-rich regions on Earth, currently under pressure from the dramatic expansion of large-scale extraction activities. 213 more words


COMMENTARY: The Trudeau-Notley pipeline narrative hangs by a thread

As of this writing, it’s still anybody’s guess as to what the next B.C. government will look like. It’s even possible that B.C. voters could be back at the polls in a few months. 674 more words