Canada: A Climate Action Leader?

Canada: a country known for its multicultural identity, friendly people, boundless, rugged landscapes, and bountiful natural resources. In Canada, you can count on clean air and drinking water, pristine lakes and oceans, lush forests, and vast mountain ranges... But, you can also count on the extraction and use of fossil fuels which are becoming increasingly... Continue Reading →

China a Global Climate Leader? Not so Fast

In November 2017, five months after President Trump announced his intention to withdraw the United States from the Paris Accords, President Xi declared that China was now in the “driving seat” when it came to mitigating global climate change. [1] This was a bold claim, given that China is still the world’s biggest emitter of greenhouse... Continue Reading →

The Canadian Trans Mountain Pipeline Extension project

The Canadian Trans Mountain Pipeline Extension project is a proposed pipeline that would run along the current pipeline, between Edmonton, Alberta to Burnaby, British Columbia. The project was proposed with the intention of increasing economic benefits by providing $7.4 billion in government revenues and creating new jobs. The pipelines proposal stated that it would allow... Continue Reading →

What Oil meant to ISIS

In the midst of the civil war that engulfed Iraq in recent years, the Iraqi Army fought long and hard to fend off the threat from the Islamic State in the south-east region of the country, which not only holds the largest reserve of oil in Iraq, but also opens up to Iraq’s port in... Continue Reading →

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