Sen. Elaine McCoy

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What Role Should the Canadian Oil Sands Play in the World Energy Mix?

(18) Comments | Posted August 12, 2011 | 9:04 AM

One of the key questions of our time is this: "What role should the Canadian oil sands play in the world energy mix?" Whenever thoughtful observers begin to answer such a seemingly straightforward question, they are instantaneously ensnared in such a spider web of issues that it is nearly impossible...

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Canada Needs to Take a Sober Second Look at Our Energy Policies and Practices

(12) Comments | Posted July 19, 2011 | 3:04 PM

This would be a great time in our history to have an "easy" button. Click: reduced dependency on carbon fuels. Click: profitable green energy economy up and running.

Unfortunately, transformation does not come that easily. Mounting evidence shows us that the transition to a renewable fuel future will be a...

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