DEBATE: COP28 and Canada’s Role in Global Energy Markets

DEBATE: COP28 and Canada’s Role in Global Energy Markets

Another year has passed, and another round of commitments from some leaders at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) looking to transform the entire global energy system in just a few short decades. But just how practical is such an action, and where does Canad...

DEBATE: Can We Support Both Canadian Oil & Natural Gas and Global Sustainability Efforts?

DEBATE: Can We Support Both Canadian Oil & Natural Gas and Global Sustainability Efforts?

Do Canadians have to choose between supporting our local world-class oil & natural gas sector, or supporting global climate action? Is Canada’s energy sector compatible with global sustainability efforts here at home and worldwide? Join Cody Battershill, Founder and Chie...

DEBATE: Canadian Liquefied Natural Gas & Global Sustainability Efforts

DEBATE: Canadian Liquefied Natural Gas & Global Sustainability Efforts

Do liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facilities in British Columbia align with global sustainability efforts? And if so, how exactly is LNG a better alternative for the world’s energy needs – especially low-emission LNG from Canada’s world-class facilities? Join Cody Batters...

DEBATE: The Future of Canada's Oil Sands Industry

DEBATE: The Future of Canada's Oil Sands Industry

What does the future of Canada’s oil sands look like, especially in a world ever-increasingly focused on sustainability? Can the oil sands sector be a part of the global solution to energy security and affordability while continuing to reduce emissions? Join Cody Battershill,...

DEBATE: Should Canada Receive “Climate Credits” for LNG Exports?

DEBATE: Should Canada Receive “Climate Credits” for LNG Exports?

With Canadian liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facilities projected to significantly reduce net global emissions, should provinces like British Columbia and Alberta receive “climate credits” under Article Six of the Paris Accord? Mike Smyth, host of The Mike Smyth Show on 9...

DEBATE: How Does Oil & Gas Divestment Affect Indigenous Communities in Canada?

DEBATE: How Does Oil & Gas Divestment Affect Indigenous Communities in Canada?

As more First Nations in Canada look to natural resources projects as a means of economic reconciliation, what is the effect of the divestment movement on these communities? Mike Smyth, host of The Mike Smyth Show on 980 CKNW out of Vancouver, joins Cody Battershill, Founder ...

DEBATE: Oil & Gas Divestment in Canada - Part 2

DEBATE: Oil & Gas Divestment in Canada - Part 2

Does divesting from responsible Canadian oil and gas production hurt or help our families, Indigenous communities, global energy security and the environment? Is the "divest from Canadian energy" movement actually accomplishing anything, or is it more empty symbolism from opp...

DEBATE: Are New SUVs, Trucks and Electric Vehicles Too Tall or Heavy – or Both?

DEBATE: Are New SUVs, Trucks and Electric Vehicles Too Tall or Heavy – or Both?

Are new vehicles such as trucks and SUVs have headlights that are too high, causing concern for pedestrians and other motor vehicle operators? Is the considerable weight of new electric vehicles something to be worried about for everyday motorists? Mike Smyth, host of The Mik...

DEBATE: Why Should Canada Develop its LNG Export Sector?

DEBATE: Why Should Canada Develop its LNG Export Sector?

Should Canada say “yes” to developing a healthy liquefied natural gas (LNG) export sector on its west coast? It is an important question, and one that perhaps can be best answered by exploring the following: > What does global LNG demand look like in 2040 and beyond? > ...

DEBATE: On the 'Just Transition' Policy in Canada

DEBATE: On the 'Just Transition' Policy in Canada

The 'just transition' policy is a topic of hot debate right now in Canada. While anti-oil and gas activists say we must begin 'winding down' our world-class energy sector, many more Canadians are taking on a realistic approach to any 'transformation' of our energy systems to ...