First Nations, Energy Projects and Politics: An Interview with MLA Ellis Ross
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2d ago
This week, our guest is Ellis Ross, an MLA in the British Columbia Legislature since 2017, representing the Skeena riding for the BC United political party (formerly the Liberal Party). His region includes the communities of Kitimat and Terrace on the northern coast of British Columbia.  Ellis also currently serves as the Shadow Minister for Energy and LNG. Before being elected to the British Columbia legislature, Ellis Ross was the Chief Councillor for the Haisla Nation, in that position, he signed an agreement with an LNG developer to build a plant on the Haisla Nation reserves.  H ..read more
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What Canadians are Thinking About Energy Transition and Politics
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1w ago
This week, our guest is Greg Lyle, Founder and President of Innovative Research Group.  Innovative Research Group is a full-service market research firm with offices in Vancouver and Toronto. The firm has recently done some interesting polling on how Canadians are thinking about energy infrastructure and energy transition. Greg also talked politics, giving us some insight into how Canadians would vote (based on polling) if a federal election were held today.  Here are some of the questions that Peter and Jackie asked Greg: How much do Canadians know about the energy transition? How d ..read more
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Geopolitical Currents: Carlos Pascual on Energy, Climate, and Conflict in the Middle East
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2w ago
This week, our guest is Carlos Pascual, Senior Vice President of Global Energy at S&P Global Commodity Insights.   Carlos's past roles include establishing and directing the new Energy Resources Bureau at the US Department of State and serving as a senior advisor to the Secretary of State on energy issues. He has also previously been a United States Ambassador to Mexico and Ukraine.  Here are some of the questions that Carlos tackled:  How do you expect the US will react to the recent attack on an American base in the Middle East that killed three soldiers?  What is Ira ..read more
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Crude Realities: Unpacking the Politics and Power of Oil
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3w ago
This week on the podcast, our guest is David Detomasi, an associate professor and distinguished faculty fellow in international business at the Smith School of Business at Queens University. He is also the author of “Profits and Power: Navigating the Politics and Geopolitics of Oil.” First, Jackie and Peter discuss the potential impact of the Canadian government’s proposed cap on oil and gas emissions on smaller oil and gas producers. A reminder that the deadline for providing feedback on the Federal Government’s “Regulatory framework for an oil and gas sector greenhouse gas emissions cap" is ..read more
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Weathering the Storm: Alberta’s Grid Alerts and 2024 Energy Themes
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1M ago
Peter and Jackie start the year by reviewing the extreme cold in Alberta that caused a spike in electricity demand, resulting in the Alberta Electricity System Operator (AESO) issuing four grid alerts between January 12th and 15th. The electricity supply-demand balance was the tightest on Saturday evening (January 13th), causing the Alberta Government to issue an emergency alert to people's mobile phones. About 200 MW of demand fell off the system within minutes of issuing the notice.   Peter and Jackie also discuss other storms brewing on the horizon and introduce the 2024 energy themes ..read more
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Looking Back on the Key Energy Themes of 2023
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2M ago
On this week’s podcast, Jackie and Peter review the final takeaways from COP28. Next, they discuss the key energy themes that shaped the past year.  The 2023 top themes include: 1)  Artificial intelligence (AI) becomes mainstream 2)  Investors now understand the clean energy interest rate nexus 3)  Will 2023 will be the hottest year on record?  4)  Affordability issues slow the uptake of clean energy technologies 5)  Policy-driven energy transition led by the US Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) 6)  Oil and gas markets shrug off geopolitical risk 7)  Bi ..read more
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Climate Headlines: COP28, Oil & Gas Emissions Cap, and the Clean Hydrogen Water Nexus
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Peter and Jackie start this week's podcast by discussing the latest developments at COP28 in Dubai, including whether the wording “phase-out” or “phase-down” of fossil fuels will be included in the final text. Next, they talk about the Canadian energy policy announced by the Canadian federal government at COP28, including draft legislation to reduce methane from oil and gas by 75% from 2012 levels by 2030.  The government also issued a document on the proposed cap on oil and gas emissions, with a deadline to submit feedback by February 5, 2024, draft legislation by 2024, and final regulat ..read more
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The Six Nations of Grand River Development Corporation’s Mission to Provide Economic Self-Sufficiency
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2M ago
This week, our guest is Matt Jamieson, President and CEO of the Six Nations of Grand River Development Corporation (SNGRDC). SNGRDC’s mission is to achieve economic self-sufficiency for their community by 2030.  The Six Nations of the Grand River is located near Toronto and is Canada's most populated First Nation, with just over 30,000 members.  The Nation has established the Six Nations of Grand River Development Corporation, which has a separate governance and decision-making structure from the Nation’s political decision-making structure.  The corporation has become an equity ..read more
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Counterproductive Sustainable Investing: Is Brown the New Green?
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3M ago
This week, Dr. Kelly Shue, Professor of Finance at Yale School of Management, joins the podcast.  Earlier this year, Professor Shue and her co-author, Professor Samuel M. Hartzmark, published “Counterproductive Sustainable Investing: The Impact Elasticity of Brown and Green Firms.”  Their research paper concludes that the sustainable investing practice of divesting high-emitting companies (referred to as “brown” firms) in favor of low-emitting companies (referred to as “green” firms) is counterproductive to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Here are some of the questions that Peter ..read more
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Canada Energy Regulator’s Chief Economist: What Could Canada’s Energy Future Look Like?
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3M ago
This week, Jean-Denis Charlebois joins the podcast. Jean-Denis is the Chief Economist at the Canada Energy Regulator (CER).  The CER released a report in June outlining three potential future energy scenarios, titled “Canada’s Energy Future 2023: Energy Supply and Demand Projections to 2050.”   Here are some of the questions Peter and Jackie asked Jean-Denis: Why did the CER publish net-zero scenarios for the first time in this recent edition? Are you concerned about how these scenarios are implicitly being used as predictions by politicians or other commentators on energy in Canada ..read more
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