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Join Peter Tertzakian and Jackie Forrest from the ARC Energy Research Institute as they explore trends that influence the energy business, including financial, political, environmental, technological, social and economic forces.

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Join Peter Tertzakian and Jackie Forrest from the ARC Energy Research Institute as they explore trends that influence the energy business, including financial, political, environmental, technological, social and economic forces.

    Full Tank of Opportunity: The Future of Canadian Fuels

    Full Tank of Opportunity: The Future of Canadian Fuels

    The Canadian Clean Fuel Standard (CFS) will come into force next year with the objective of lowering the carbon intensity of fuels, such as gasoline and diesel. This week David Schick, Western Canadian Vice President from the Canadian Fuels Association joins the podcast to talk about the future, including learnings from British Columbia’s Low Carbon […]
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    • 29 min
    Housing Price Wars: Will an Energy Efficient Home Win?

    Housing Price Wars: Will an Energy Efficient Home Win?

    Housing prices in Canada are heating up again, and so are carbon taxes. In a price war, home energy efficiency may not be top-of-mind for buyers, but with rising carbon taxes maybe it should be. This week Jackie and Peter talk energy efficiency, including: How important is energy efficiency for achieving a low carbon future? […]
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    • 29 min
    Economy, Budgets, and Climate Targets: An Interview with RBC’s John Stackhouse

    Economy, Budgets, and Climate Targets: An Interview with RBC’s John Stackhouse

    In the past week, Canada and the United States committed to more ambitious GHG emission reduction targets, the Canadian government announced a historic budget, and the Bank of Canada provided an economic outlook. This week, John Stackhouse, Senior Vice President, Office of the RBC CEO, joined the podcast to discuss the recent announcements. Here are […]
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    • 30 min
    Biden’s Energy and Climate Plans: Insights from the Brookings Institution

    Biden’s Energy and Climate Plans: Insights from the Brookings Institution

    President Biden’s climate plans are starting to come into focus.   The Whitehouse released “The American Jobs Plan” a few weeks ago, which included about $1 trillion of spending for clean energy and climate initiatives. The Whitehouse is also hosting a virtual Climate Summit this week with dozens of world leaders, and the United States is […]
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    • 32 min
    Electric Vehicles: You Asked, We Answered

    Electric Vehicles: You Asked, We Answered

    This week Jackie and Peter take on listener EV questions and comments. Here are some of the questions they tackled: Are EVs impacting oil demand and markets? Is degrading battery life a risk of EV ownership? How much range is lost due to cold weather? How do the economics of leasing vs buying compare?  What […]
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    • 28 min
    An Interview with Peter Zebedee: CEO of LNG Canada

    An Interview with Peter Zebedee: CEO of LNG Canada

    LNG Canada’s $40 billion megaproject is taking shape.  The project is the largest private sector investment ever made in Canada, and marks the birth of a new export industry. This week, the CEO of LNG Canada, Peter Zebedee joins the podcast to provide an update on the construction underway in Kitimat, British Columbia. Here are […]
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    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
386 Ratings

386 Ratings

SuraAR ,

An informative and easy listen

As an energy professional who has recently moved to Calgary, I find this podcast super helpful in staying abreast of emerging energy issues in general, but often also in the context of the Albertan economy and landscape. The topics are diverse, hosts and guests very knowledgeable, and each podcast I’ve listened to to date (several) has been very clear, even when on topics I don’t have much background on. A great tool to keep a pulse on energy issues on an easily digestible level, while pointing out key items that are worth further investigation for those of us who would like/need to dig a little deeper on some of the discussed concepts. I would definitely recommend to anyone looking to learn more about/ stay up to date on diverse energy issues!

Iamthealmightyme ,

Outstanding Takes on Energy

What an outstanding show on energy.

Telluride Listener ,

Excellent podcast

Top notch analysis that is well presented and fact based. Very educational and entertaining and also very useful in day to day business and social interactions! Great podcast!

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