Global demand for crude oil and natural gas is not credibly forecast to diminish over most of this century, but there is increasing pressure to change our energy systems. Some leading-edge thinkers examine the thorny issues that result.
In this article, two prominent thinkers look at Canadian climate policy and how the country can avoid shooting itself in the foot.
Here's a fresh perspective from energy thinker Alexander Green.
Green is saying: Fossil fuels are the lifeblood of the world economy. They are indispensable. Let’s do what we reasonably can to reduce greenhouse emissions. But that doesn’t require returning to a pre-industrial age. At some point - and it may be sooner than we think - human ingenuity, technology and entrepreneurship will deliver alternative energy sources that are safer and greener...