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It seems as if things are starting to turn around for the Canadian province.
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Sure, I'll admit it. And, I'd also add that Justin doesn't have the kind of temperament as Trump, and Trudeau lacks the overt, brute power of the post-fact machinations of an American sized, propaganda machine. But be careful here. It's exactly that sort of reasoning that makes fascism so dangerous. Mesmerized by the most extreme perpetrators, we can then unconsciously ignore egregious abuses of democracy by more "normal," even cuddly-appearing leaders.
Emissions could be cut by 70 to 80 per cent.
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The Alberta premier did it without actually naming Trudeau.
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One thing stands out when reading about Jane Fonda, who visited the Fort McMurray region this week. She seems, sometimes at least, to learn from her mistakes. Let's face it; in the world of superficial Hollywood activism populated by the likes of Leo DiCaprio and Daryl Hannah, self-awareness seems to shut down as soon as the director yells "cut."
Kellyanne Conway was supposed to visit the oilsands.
"Any pricing mechanism implemented should contribute to a vibrant and competitive oil and gas sector."
Unfortunately, time is not on our side, and significantly reducing carbon emissions requires immediate action. I believe the time for cautious, incremental change has passed and that we must take bold steps to achieve our climate goals. Nowhere is bold action needed more than in the Canadian energy industry.
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Oil prices and market access are bigger factors.
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Biggest-ever shale oil discovery threatens Canadian oilsands' market share.
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If nothing else, Before the Flood allows viewers a glimpse at Leo DiCaprio's apparently tortured thought process. The results aren't pretty, but they tell you a lot. In nearly two hours of preaching all manner of rehashed conspiracies, his documentary ultimately provides few facts.
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"Alberta got the oil out of the sand. We can now get the carbon out of the barrel.''
Alberta had been expected to lead economic growth next year.
The government has promised to end coal-fired electricity generation by 2030.