Advocacy & Opinion


Opinion: Reflections on ESG in Canadian O&G

Wednesday, December 22, 2021, 6:43 AM MST

Editor's note: Author Tony Rino recently published his thesis "I know something you don’t know’: Analysis of perceptions of Environmental,…

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Whitelaw argues people-and-skills based scenario planning key to energy transition

Tuesday, November 23, 2021, 1:56 PM MST

How is this for a partnership for the times: Avatar Innovations, City of Calgary, Energy Futures Lab, Indian Resource Council and…

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Whitelaw urges Calgary's new council to "creatively" engage with energy sector

Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 1:17 PM MST

Now that Calgary council seems firmly committed to a climate emergency discussion, its challenge will be to ensure action trumps…

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Whitelaw: Energy transition homework crucial for Calgary's new city council

Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 11:54 AM MST

Calgary mayor Jyoti Gondek is more astute than many naysayers give her credit for as she pushes the climate emergency…

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For the good of global emissions reductions: the Alberta perspective on LNG

Monday, November 1, 2021, 6:08 AM MDT

As jurisdictions and energy experts world-wide take their stance on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) — for the good of Canada’s…

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How will we mourn for the Plus 15?

Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 6 AM MDT

“Don’t it always seem to go… that you don’t know what you got til it’s gone…” (Joni Mitchell, Big Yellow…

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Whitelaw: Is it time for a renewed movement around energy transition literacy?

Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 5:58 AM MDT

Back in what seems a lifetime ago, the notion of “energy literacy” enjoyed a moment in the sun. Many “stakeholders”…

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Top 5 trends in ESG reporting

Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 6:10 AM MDT

Environment, social, governance (ESG) reports are not entirely new. Large companies have been reporting on their environmental and social impacts for…

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Everybody’s talking ESG these days: what advice would the ancient Greeks have to offer?

Monday, April 5, 2021, 2:11 PM MDT

The ancient Greeks knew a thing or two about effective communications. They knew how to argue credibly, persuade respectfully and…

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Tips to keep up with the fast-moving ESG field

Monday, February 8, 2021, 6 AM MST

Every year, I speak to the MBA students at the University of Calgary and among the many questions they have,…

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Are too many companies are banking on carbon capture to reach net zero?

Friday, January 15, 2021, 6:48 AM MST

As governments and companies jostle to show how committed they are to fighting global warming, plans to take carbon dioxide out…

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JWN Energy's Bemal Mehta featured on PetroLMI podcast

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 10:41 AM MST

Bemal Mehta, our senior vice-president of Energy Intelligence was recently interviewed on PetroLMI’s popular podcast Not Your Grandpa’s Energy Industry.…

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