Risky climate policyWhy governments do the energy sector no favours with a status quo approach

Oped - Aug. 28, 2014 - By Amin Asadollahi

Published in Oilsands Review (September 2014).

The future of the oilsands industry depends in part on the sector’s ability to convince customers and critics it is serious about being a responsible corporate citizen and reducing carbon pollution. Given what’s at stake — pipeline proposals, social licence and the long-term viability of a fossil fuel industry in an increasingly carbon-constrained world — it’s worth exploring what’s gone wrong with Alberta’s approach to managing emissions to date, and how the oilsands industry could chart a more competitive course.

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Oilsands review article cover pageThis article originally appeared in the September 2014 issue of Oilsands Review.


Amin Asadollahi

Amin was director of the Pembina Institute’s oilsands program until 2016.


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