Results for Hashtag #Alberta

  • Michael Smith posted a new activity comment 11 months, 3 weeks ago

    In reply to: Michael Smith posted an update #environment-2 Here is an excellent article by David Miller in the Huffington Post ”Canada Must Step Up and Rise to the World’s Climate Challenge”. I quote: ”Use price signals to […] View

    Hi Doug:
    Thanks for the link.
    In my view the US no longer needs the Keystone because a) their economy is down and will probably stay down b) they have discovered fracking which meets their energy needs pretty well and c) they are gradually building green energy sources particularly in the south half of the US.

    But there will be enormous pressure…[Read more]

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    • The refinery question is complicated, made so for oil company benefits, they just want to sell oil, not wait for refineries, not cancel pipelines west of south. 10 years is nothing, it will take ½ of that to get any pipelines done, when they get approved.

      China can have all the oil we will not need to import to the east if we big that…[Read more]

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      • Don:
        In the end, we have to find ways of leaving the oil in the ground.
        If we put a high enough price on Carbon (for both ourselves and exported oil), then this should encourage more use of green energy.
        But we don’t have a competitive biofuel for trucks, trains, ships and airplanes so they will still burn gasoline and jet fuel except for high…[Read more]

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  • #gigglers Hear, hear! How about helping me with this question: A very challenging region of the country for Liberals is, of course, Southern Alberta. Does any one here have thoughts on special strategies for re-invigorating this uniquely Conservative stronghold? Please post your thought on #Alberta

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  • #Alberta Here in southern Alberta, Liberalism is floundering (both federally and provincially) due perhaps to a general lack of success in elections for several decades. So much so in fact, that the provincial party is rebranding itself in an effort to distance itself from the federal party. A group of committed Liberals here in Calgary believe…[Read more]

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  • James Morton posted an update 3 years ago

    #Alberta #membership

    I’m very impressed with what I am reading about membership in Alberta and the idea of ”supporters” as being, in effect, free memberships. What do others think?

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    • Well, I’m not too clear on the details but that is my understanding. If anyone has better knowledge I’d be glad to hear it!

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