How Fossil Fuels Help Make Wind, Solar, Hydro & Nuclear Energy Possible

How Fossil Fuels Help Make Wind, Solar, Hydro & Nuclear Energy Possible

Did you know that today's modern fleet of renewable energy technologies cannot exist without non-renewables? Unfortunately, not many people realize that fossil fuels – and their high energy density – play an integral role in manufacturing essential components of renewables, f...

10 Reasons to Love Canadian Oil & Gas

10 Reasons to Love Canadian Oil & Gas

Why should you love Canadian oil and gas? At Canada Action, we've been saying that we love Canadian oil and gas for nearly a decade now, and for all the right reasons! Here are 10 examples of why you should consider loving Canadian natural resources and the hard-working famil...

Discovering Dinosaurs in the Canadian Oil Sands

Discovering Dinosaurs in the Canadian Oil Sands

Canada’s oil sands is home to an essential source of energy used to fuel our modern-day lives. But not many people know that the oil sands are also home to a lesser-known, but equally important part of history – dinosaurs! Alberta is widely known for its abundance of dinosaur...

5 Realities Anti-Canadian Energy Activists Choose to Ignore

5 Realities Anti-Canadian Energy Activists Choose to Ignore

Key Points • Global demand for fossil fuels is at record levels and still growing. • The energy “transition” will take a lot longer than anti-Canadian energy activists suggest. • Stopping Canadian energy projects does nothing to keep oil and gas from being produced or consu...

Asking Canadian Banks to Divest from Canadian Oil & Gas Doesn’t Help the Environment

Asking Canadian Banks to Divest from Canadian Oil & Gas Doesn’t Help the Environment

As global energy supplies continue to tighten and families across the globe are forced to choose between buying food or heating their homes, attacking Canadian banks for supporting domestic energy producers only makes things worse.In late February, Greenpeace announced it wou...

Why Bay du Nord Offshore Project is Critical for Canada & the World

Why Bay du Nord Offshore Project is Critical for Canada & the World

Courtesy of Equinor The Bay Du Nord Offshore Project is critically important for Canadians amid a time when global oil demand continues to grow and the world is focussed on diversifying supply sources. With an imminent "yes" or "no" decision by the federal Environment Ministe...

State-Owned Oil & Energy Security: Can Canada Compete?

State-Owned Oil & Energy Security: Can Canada Compete?

It used to be that the ‘seven sisters’ – the large private oil companies that today have been consolidated into BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil, and Shell – had monopolies on global oil production. Ahead of the 1973 oil crisis they controlled 85% of global oil reserves.But nationaliz...

Canadian Oil Sands GHG Intensities Down 20% Since 2009: ANALYSIS

Canadian Oil Sands GHG Intensities Down 20% Since 2009: ANALYSIS

Canada's oil sands sector has once again shown its global leadership in environmental performance and why it should be a supplier of choice for the world's future energy needs. According to IHS Markit, Canada's oil sands' greenhouse gas (GHG) intensities dropped 20 per cent b...

Carbon Capture in Canada's Energy Sector is a Model for the World

Carbon Capture in Canada's Energy Sector is a Model for the World

Did you know that Canada is a global leader in the deployment of carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) -- so much in fact, that our sector is an ideal model for the world?! Canada's four existing projects account for 15 per cent of major global facilities, with a com...