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State Department Set to Approve Permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline

Washington D.C. – The Associated Press is reporting that The Trump administration will approve the Keystone XL pipeline by Monday. The approval comes just 16 months after the Obama administration denied the permit. 207 more words


What Would Wolverine Do? An Interview with Hellberta's Mike Comeau

I’m on tour at the moment and am moving like molasses, but I’ve finally gathered myself up from drawing my own comic that takes place in Alberta, to talk about my *favourite* comic that takes place in Alberta. 1,200 more words


Recidivist Offender

One thing we learned watching the movie Deepwater Horizon is that British Petroleum puts greed ahead of concerns for human life and the environment. That greed led to BP paying $4.5 billion in fines and penalties in the largest criminal resolution in US history. 318 more words

Oil – Will we run out?

By Andy May – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com

“Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future” (old Danish proverb, sometimes attributed to Niels Bohr or Yogi Berra) 3,425 more words

Energy Policy

Belated publication update

2017 has arrived, and will hopefully give me more time to write things which are not my graduate thesis. That being said, I was able to churn out a couple of pieces: 45 more words

The Science of Science

I dream of a world where the truth is what shapes people’s politics, rather than politics shaping what people think is true. – Neil deGrasse Tyson… 776 more words


Tar Sands Oil From Canada Could Pose Threat To Bay Area Marine Life

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) —  A group of scientists say a lack of publicly available information about the chemicals used to mine fuel from tar sands could hamper efforts to safeguard marine habitats in the Bay Area and beyond in the event of a spill. 541 more words