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Audio: Andrew Nikiforuk on High Noon for Fossil Fuels

Andrew Nikiforuk

In Brief: Enagaging series that examines the wealth generated from fossil fuels in Alberta, how Canadians are consuming and exporting these natural resources, and what Canada's energy future holds

In this six part series on CBC radio in Canada, Governor General Award winner Andrew Nikiforuk speaks with Donna McElligott of Wildrose Country about his research on the oil patch and the pioneering work of geologist and gas specialist Dave Hughes.  Andrew looks at the wealth generated from fossil fuels in Alberta, how we are consuming and exporting these natural resources, and what our energy future holds.

Week One:  The state of the resource (7 min)
Week Two:  The Oil Sands - energy & money pit (9 min)
Week Three:  High noon for natural gas (9 min)
Week Four:  Coalbed methane (12 min)
Week Five:  Liabilities and the cost of cleanup (10 min)
Week Six:  Planning for the future (9 min)

Link to original story on CBC

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