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Who Does Carbon Pricing Among the World’s Top Oil Exporters?

Only one of the world’s top 10 oil exporting nations has carbon pricing initiatives – Canada. If you aren't familiar with which countries are the world's top exporters, here's a list (WTEx, 2017):

 

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15 Things You Didn't Know About Canadian Pipelines

Pipelines have been a hot topic of debate in recent years in Canada. While most of us have a good idea as to what they do, there’s many things you probably didn’t know about pipelines in Canada.

Check out these 15 interesting facts on Canadian pipelines (sourced from CEPA), some of which you may have had no idea about!

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10 Household Items You Didn't Know Were Made from Oil

You might have an idea as to how much petroleum is a part of your daily life. I mean, the gas in your car and the oil in its engine are a given, right? But what about those products made with some petroleum-derived material that aren’t the usual suspects?

I mean, who would of thought that the crayons your kids are using to scribble in those colouring books are made from paraffin wax, a substance created from petroleum? What about the lipstick you just put on, or that which you have on your cheek unknowingly after a kiss from your mom?

Depending on the brand, that lipstick could have very well been made using mineral oil or petrolatum, both of which are by-products of refining crude oil to make petroleum products such as gasoline.

These are just a few of the every day items we use as consumers that we might not think or would suspect are made from petroleum. What others are there?

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OP Ed: "Why it's almost impossible to have a rational conversation about pipelines"

"The spokesperson for a gaggle of eco-friendly, sustainable-energy types had a counter-intuitive message for B.C. NDP Premier John Horgan. Support the damn oil pipeline."

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SnapChart – Oil and Gas in the Canadian Economy

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Activists Need To Take The Time To Understand What They Are Opposing

As I said I would in my last post, I attended the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMX) Ministerial Panel Public Open House. Also as promised, I gave my presentation. I then sat through four hours of activists talking about why they don't want TMX. I detail my experiences at my personal blog but want to share the highlights of my post-presentation experiences here.

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Bjørn Lomborg's Opinion on Wind and Solar

Solar and wind are taking over the world. We hear it all the time.

Only it is wrong.

 

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Trans Mountain Must Be Built

There’s so much energy-related news happening these days in our country - some good and some bad.

 

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What Could Have Been: Missing out on $50 billion in investments

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First Nations Fight for Pipelines

Failed pipeline projects and LNG facilities only satisfy one group: the green NGO’s. The only winners of blocking Canadian oil and gas exports are other oil and gas exporting countries.

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