Canada, the world & the tar sands 2012
December 8, 2012, No Comments

Crude oil extracted from tar sands one of the most controversial forms of fossil fuel Tar sands, also known as oil sands ...

Canada: Energy, environment & pipelines 2012
November 29, 2012, 3 Comments

2012: A bleak year for environmental policy (Toronto Star) … Take, for instance, Bill C-38, Canada’s longest-eve ...

World economy 2011
December 24, 2011, 7 Comments

Hayek, Keynes and How to Prevent Economic Crises: final excerpt from Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius, by Syl ...

Canada, the world and the tar sands 2011
December 9, 2011, 2 Comments

NASA images of Athabasca 1984 and 2011 Keystone Pipeline Project (TransCanada Pipeline) The U.S. $13 billion Keystone pi ...

Peak oil & the energy crisis
November 21, 2011, 1 Comment

More on oil and Wednesday-night.com Oil Notes For several years, Wednesday Nights have witnessed often passionate discus ...

Wednesday Night #1515
March 16, 2011, No Comments

As promised in the Prologue, it was a star-studded – and SRO – evening, further enhanced by some last-minute ...

Oil spill – Gulf of Mexico 2010
September 19, 2010, No Comments

Timeline: BP oil spill (20 April to 19 September) 3 August New study finds that Gulf oil spill is the largest in history ...

Wednesday Night #1481
July 21, 2010, No Comments

Wednesday-Night.com for photos and more Ron Meisels was warmly congratulated on the recent announcement of the Caldwell ...

Wednesday Night #1478
June 30, 2010, No Comments

As we approach the second decade of the twenty-first century, the changes, or reluctance to change, on the part of gover ...

Ixtoc Disaster Holds Clues to Evolution of an Oil Spill
June 16, 2010, No Comments

By Matthew O. Berger and Emilio Godoy* WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY, Jun 16, 2010 (IPS) – On a spring day in the Gulf of ...