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You have reached the home of Energy Examined podcasts. Energy Examined is a podcast that examines energy issues that impact Canada and the world. We tackle questions regarding growing global energy demand, the transition toward a lower-carbon future, and the role innovation and sustainable approaches can play at finding solutions to meet the economic, environmental and social priorities of all Canadians.

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Nov 24, 2021

What lessons can Canada learn from high energy prices in Europe and rolling blackouts in China? Sound energy policy needs to consider affordability and economic competitiveness along with environmental ambition.

Energy Examined host Leighton Klassen chats with Mark Agnew, Senior Vice President, Policy and Government...

Nov 5, 2021

As delegates gather for COP 26, the UN climate summit in Glasgow Scotland, Energy Examined host Holly Quan chats with Patrick McDonald, climate director at CAPP.

McDonald highlights the work being done by Canadian oil and gas companies to reduce emissions and commitments to meet reduction targets. He also discusses how...

Oct 19, 2021

Wes Jickling of Canada's Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) explains how oil sands are on a pathway to reducing greenhouse gas emissions through massive investments in cleantech innovations and a focus on deep cooperation.   

"It is going to take collaboration on a scale that's unprecedented," says the COSIA chief...

Sep 27, 2021

The Indigenous Resource Network (IRN) recently commissioned an Environics poll to assess cross-Canada Indigenous support for natural resource development. What they found defies the common perception in the media: 65% supported development vs only 23% opposed.

Energy Examined chats with John Desjarlais and JP Gladu of...

Jul 13, 2021

What would a $10 billion investment in the oil sands do for Canada's job creation and economy? It's a question economist Philip Cross of the Macdonald-Laurier Institute posed in a recently published study.

Cross discusses his findings which highlight the industry's role as a durable job creation and economic growth...