In a decarbonizing world, Canada can keep environmental impacts low while producing reliable oil and gas.

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This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top anti-oil and gas stories and providing research and facts to counter misinformation about the oil and gas industry.


News Headline:

In a decarbonizing world, does it still make sense to spend taxpayer dollars on oil pipelines?

Article authors miss important aspects of oil demand, trans mountain, and the future of energy.

The Facts:

In a decarbonizing world, Canada can keep environmental impacts low while producing reliable oil and gas.

 


Here are some stories that get it right, or mostly right.


The oil sands aren’t dying – and Canada still needs them to thrive

Stewart Muir, executive director of Resource Works writes that the oil sands are far from being one foot in the grave as anti-oil and gas activists would like to believe. He notes that one of the largest increases in demand is coming from Asia, where they are growing their capacity to refine heavy oil like Canada’s bitumen. Canada has the highest ESG scores of the top 10 oil and gas producing countries. The  Task Force For Real Jobs, Real Recovery found in their recent report that oil and gas are essential to Canada’s economic recovery. Canada can strike a balance between reducing environmental impacts and energy production, and most signs show that we are already doing that.

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