I watch this AGU lecture at least once a year.
Julia Ioffe is an awesome journalist. I encourage you to watch this interview in one go…with some strong coffee.
I read Marc Lee’s report again today and continue to wonder how it is we can get this message out and acknowledged by Canadian public officials. Canadian governments are locking us into the wrong path.
A recent report concludes that “our fossilized system of oligarchical ownership needs more than fine-tuning if we are to avoid the ecological time bomb of climate change” and highlights the key role played by the sector’s financial enablers – “A mapping of the elite network of interlocking directorates around the largest Canada-based fossil-fuel firms, circa 2015, revealed a well-integrated, east-west configuration of financial institutions (based mainly in Toronto) and fossil-fuel corporations (based mainly in Calgary).”
As the latest COP is now underway, Prof. Hansen has released an important summary titled Climate Change in a Nutshell: The Gathering Storm I encourage you to read it.
Here is the link to Dr. Hansen’s article.
Robyn Allan has been asking and trying to answer this question for quite some time. I have never seen someone from within the oil and gas community answer it. She thinks that as much as 80% is sheltered by one means or another.
Anyone out there with links to #CAPP? Perhaps someone in that organization knows the truth.