Climate, Oil & Gas, Politics

EA Review – What it all means

Today, Minister Catherine McKenna introduced Bill C-69 - An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts Key Points: The National Energy Board (NEB) is being replaced by the Canadian Energy Regulator (CER) The Canadian Environmental… Continue reading EA Review – What it all means

Climate, Energy, Oil & Gas, Politics

Media Release: Energy East is Cancelled

Media Release October 5, 2017 Diverse Groups Opposed to Energy East Celebrate Project’s Cancellation After four years of fighting to stop the proposed pipeline project, a network of environmental groups, First Nations, students, faith and local groups along the proposed route say Canadians, and people around the world, should feel relieved that TransCanada has cancelled… Continue reading Media Release: Energy East is Cancelled

Climate, Energy, Featured, Sustainability

Elon Musk Unveils “Solar Roof”

Now this is smart design! The Solar Roof by SolarCity has been crafted with the goal to look better than a normal roof, generate electricity, last longer, have better insulation and have an installed cost that is less than a normal roof plus the cost of electricity. Tesla has also created the Powerwall - a… Continue reading Elon Musk Unveils “Solar Roof”

Climate, Energy, Oil & Gas, Politics

Wynne Short-Sighted on Energy & Politics

Kathleen Wynne's Ontario Liberal Government just announced they'll be scrapping $3.8 billion of renewable energy projects under the Large Renewable Procurement (LRP II) program. This decision comes at a time when the Liberals are lagging in the polls and being reprimanded by the public over high hydro prices and the privatization of Hydro One. Wynne is… Continue reading Wynne Short-Sighted on Energy & Politics

Climate, Energy, Featured, Ocean, Oil & Gas, Plastic

Making Connections – Plastic & Oil

Plastic. It's a perfect symbol of our lasting footprint on the Earth. Man made. Petroleum based. Global impact. Destructive.  It represents our ability to turn a blind eye to the consequences of our actions in exchange for a perceived convenient lifestyle. It's everywhere ... and it needs to stop. Our addiction to plastic is a… Continue reading Making Connections – Plastic & Oil

Climate, Energy, Oil & Gas, Politics, Water

Venezuela – A Failing State

A failed state is a political body that has disintegrated to a point where basic conditions and responsibilities of a sovereign government no longer function properly. Likewise, when a nation weakens and its standard of living declines, it introduces the possibility of governmental collapse. Venezuela is well on its way to receiving this undesirable title.… Continue reading Venezuela – A Failing State

Climate, Energy, Ocean, Oil & Gas, Plastic, Politics

The “E” Word

That’s right – “Environmentalist” I’m one of those … Environmentalist – A person who broadly supports the goals of the environmental movement, "a political and ethical movement that seeks to improve and protect the quality of the natural environment through changes to environmentally harmful human activities". I’ve always been one, but I’ve never considered myself… Continue reading The “E” Word