DAVID SUZUKI – Recent events in Canada have shown not only that change is possible, but that people wonâ€™t stand for having corporate interests put before their own.
ANGUS DUNCAN – What was the biggest energy story of 2013 in the United States? Most observers would point to the vast, unlooked-for quantities of natural gas and oil released by new â€œfrackingâ€ recovery techniques. National oil production has surged by 30 percent just since 2011. Five yearsago the natural gas industry was looking for sites to import liquefied natural gas (LNG); today itâ€™s flipping those sites around to export the stuff. But, the real energy story of 2013 may turn out to be the death of coal.
The State of Oregon is leasing 92 acres of waterfront industrial state-owned land for a Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) terminal for just $38,400 per year. This is 3000% less than comparable leases.