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New Threat to Oilsand Projects

A new study suggests that naturally occurring upward flow of groundwater in the oilsands region is creating fractures and weaknesses that may explain a series of catastrophic events for the controversial mining industry.

What's Missing from Canada's Fracking Debate?

This is a long read. Because the current 'debate' leaves out so much.

'Stand' a documentary film about British Columbia's threatened coast (review)

The idea of blending sports action with a story about the Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline project first came to filmmakers Anthony Bonello and Nicolas Teichrob not long after Hann’s paddling adventure.

The True Cost of Coal - headlines

•Turkish Mine Rescue Hampered by Fire That Killed Over 200 People •Coal mine collapse in West Virginia kills two miners •IEA: Coal use is spiking climate mitigation costs •The True Cost of Coal-report

Peak Oil Review - May 5

A weekly update including Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, Ukraine, China, Quote of the Week, The Briefs.

Krugman's Growthism

Paul Krugman often writes sensibly and cogently about economic policy. But like many economists, he can become incoherent on the subject of growth.

Peak Oil Review - Apr 28

A weekly update including Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, China, Ukraine, Quote of the Week, The Briefs.

The Age of Diminishing Returns

A Q&A with Ugo Bardi, author of Extracted: How the Quest for Mineral Wealth is Plundering the Planet

Houston Oil Spill in Bird Sanctuary a Marine-Fuel Disaster, While Sail Transport Remains Untapped

 The world appears far from getting a grip on world oil-fueled shipping. The ongoing consequences are well known, but periodic disasters get our attention.

Peak Oil Review - Mar 10

A weekly update including Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, China, Quote of the Week, The Briefs.

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