Maclean's Opinion Archive
Apr 8, 2019
Don’t count on Jason Kenney’s pipeline promise
Feb 9, 2018
The B.C.-Alberta pipeline fight could undo our national climate plan
Feb 7, 2018
Alberta’s strong carbon policy is key to getting pipelines built
Jul 29, 2017
Why Petronas cancelled its plans for an LNG project on B.C.’s coast
Aug 9, 2016
Making sense of the legal fight over Alberta’s power agreements, with Trevor Tombe
Jul 19, 2016
The economic cost of carbon policy
Jun 25, 2015
An inside look at Alberta’s new climate change rules
May 3, 2015
Should we trust the Alberta PCs on energy policy?
May 1, 2015
Four questions for the Wildrose Party about its approach to energy
May 1, 2015
What would energy look like under a Wildrose government?
Apr 29, 2015
Four questions for the Alberta NDP about its approach to energy
Apr 29, 2015
What might the Alberta NDP government do with energy policy?
Mar 27, 2015
Alberta’s resource revenue picture is downright bleak
Mar 10, 2015
No, it’s not ‘crazy’ to regulate emissions in the oil sands
Mar 9, 2015
The oil price crash and the oil sands
Jan 28, 2015
Why this oil crash could be worse for Alberta than the one in 2008
Jan 10, 2015
Are the oil sands incompatible with action on climate change?
Dec 17, 2014
Oil sands cost inflation coming back to bite us now
Nov 29, 2014
Is it time to panic in the oil sands?
Nov 20, 2014
Just how much is the oil price drop hurting oil sands projects?
Nov 17, 2014
The Harper government is doing more harm than good for the oil sands
Nov 8, 2014
The loonie, oil’s crash, and why this isn’t anything like 2008
Oct 15, 2014
Should Jim Prentice be worried about oil prices?
Oct 9, 2014
Banning crude exports would be stupid, but don’t take my word for it
Oct 8, 2014
Why building a massive oil sands refinery would be a bad idea
Oct 3, 2014
Why falling global oil prices aren’t hurting Alberta
Sept 5, 2014
Did Newfoundland taxpayers just get stuck with a costly clean-up?
Sept 5, 2014
A modest proposal for the NDP: Unmuzzle the government economists
Aug 24, 2014
Un-muzzle the scientists? Not so fast.
Aug 21, 2014
Aug 12, 2014
Why the debate over Keystone and emissions comes down to rail
Aug 11, 2014
A paper on Keystone’s climate impacts would fail Econ 101
Jul 31, 2014
Oil sands moratorium? You’re going to need a stronger case, with Branko Boskovic
Jun 18, 2014
Refine it where you mine it? The value-adders are back.
Jun 17, 2014
A debate with Elizabeth May on Northern Gateway
Jun 1, 2014
Obama’s plan to fix climate change, with Luiza Ch. Savage
May 27, 2014
Is Canada headed for a pipeline bubble?
May 15, 2014
The NDP comes out against Harper’s ‘big lentil’ agenda
May 8, 2014
New language, same old story on Keystone from climate scientists
May 7, 2014
We’ve been evaluating pipeline projects all wrong
May 4, 2014
Oil spills boost the economy? That’s as dumb as it sounds
Apr 25, 2014
Worried about gas prices? Blame the Canadian Dollar
Apr 23, 2014
How Canada’s incoherence on climate is killing Keystone
Apr 17, 2014
Lessons on energy for Harper in 2014 from Jimmy Carter in 1979
Apr 5, 2014
‘How large will the oil sands sector grow?' (Testimony from the House of Commons Natural Resources Committee)
Mar 20, 2014
How the oil sands could very quickly become unviable
Mar 5, 2014
Rubin, oil sands, and the bitumen bubble
Feb 5, 2014
Why Jeffrey Simpson is both right and wrong about Keystone
Feb 1, 2014
What happens when we run out of oil?
Jan 31, 2014
What you need to know about the Keystone XL assessment
Jan 15, 2014
Neil Young, the oil sands and the damage done
Dec 19, 2013
One hurdle cleared, many to go for Northern Gateway
Dec 9, 2013
Alberta’s taxpayer-financed refinery: value-added job creator or boondoggle?
Dec 6, 2013
7 ways Thomas Mulcair aims to change Canada’s energy landscape
Nov 25, 2013
Our national obsession with a lack of productivity
Nov 19, 2013
Why Canada’s manufacturing sector is stronger than you think
Nov 15, 2013
Booms, busts, and mantra about bitumen
Nov 11, 2013
Who wins and who loses from more upgrading in Alberta?
Nov 4, 2013
Canada, the failed petrostate?
Oct 30, 2013
How not to be fooled by statements on emission ‘reductions’
Oct 24, 2013
The carbon pricing conversation needs to move on
Oct 22, 2013
Would Enbridge’s Line 9 really save Quebec refineries $23 billion?
Oct 16, 2013
Dissecting what the Throne Speech said about energy
Sep 21, 2013
Good-bye to the North American oil market as we knew it
Sep 20, 2013
U.S. and Canada’s coal regulations side by side: Who wins?
Sep 19, 2013
Is Canada losing $50 million per day on oil exports?
Sep 11, 2013
Checking the math on Energy East
Sep 3, 2013
Who wins and who loses from rising production costs in the oil sands
Jul 8, 2013
Lac-Mégantic isn’t good for pipelines—it’s bad for oil, period
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