Monthly Archives: November 2011

New Research: How the Government of Alberta and the Oil Sands Industry Have Thwarted More Effective Regulation

George Hoberg November 29, 2011 A new article in the Canadian Journal of Political Science describes the strategies used by the Government of Alberta and the oil sands industry to deflect pressure for more rigorous environmental regulation of the oil … Continue reading

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Insights into Obama’s Keystone XL decision from the energy policy wonkosphere

George Hoberg November 11, 2011 Yesterday the Obama administration shook the foundations of the energy sector by calling for further review of the Keystone XL pipeline and putting off a decision until 2013. The decision left the Canadian oil establishment … Continue reading

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Foreign influence on Canadian energy and environmental policy: A request for some balance

George Hoberg November 9, 2011 Over the past several months, there has been increasing attention in the media on the role of US foundation funding of groups active in the Canadian environmental movement, including those involving the oil sands and … Continue reading

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