Mi’kmaq grandmothers and supporters celebrate the cancellation of the Alton Gas project (Photograph by Darren Calabrese)

The Indigenous grandmothers who stopped a pipeline

Plans to flush out salt caverns for gas storage hit a wall of Mi’kmaq grandmothers

With Trudeau’s Trans Mountain deal, Alberta’s Ottawa-hates-us narrative is hard to justify

With the pipeline in federal hands, and Alberta politicians high-fiving each other, any antagonistic relationship will be hard to sustain

Bill Morneau, Kinder Morgan and Texas Hold‘em bluffing

Evan Solomon: The federal government now owns the pipeline issue, and after the finance minister’s latest move, it will likely own the pipeline too

In B.C. and Alberta’s pipeline fight, only one side is unified

Rachel Notley needed an issue that would stir Albertans’ oft-wounded provincial pride. John Horgan gave it to her.

Justin Trudeau, Christy Clark and a high-stakes Game of Pipelines

Evan Solomon on what the Liberals can do next to salvage a suddenly imperiled climate plan. Timing will be everything.

A paper on Keystone’s climate impacts would fail Econ 101

The claim that Keystone will lead to lower oil prices and thus higher consumptions is based on a faulty model

Is Canada headed for a pipeline bubble?

Will the TransMountain pipeline expansion still be needed if the world takes significant action on climate change?

A pipeline of their own

First Nations are taking charge in a revamp of the energy sector, says Peter C. Newman

One hurdle cleared, many to go for Northern Gateway

Expect a Supreme Court challenge before the sod is ever turned on this pipeline

Oil sands critic will advise Obama on energy, climate change

John Podesta returns to the White House

Parsing Obama’s comment on Keystone

Luiza Ch. Savage on a speech that put oil sands emissions front and centre


Signals, noise, and eco-disaster at Enbridge

“Learning about Enbridge’s poor handling of the rupture, you can’t help but think of the Keystone Kops,” said Deborah Hersman, chair of the NTSB. “Why didn’t they recognize what was happening? What took so long?” she said in a statement. She said that despite alarms and pressure differentials, Enbridge staff twice pumped more oil, about 81 per cent of the total release, into the ruptured pipeline. Hersman said that oil gushed from the rupture for more than 17 hours before the leak was discovered.