On Wednesday 7 February, Tim McMillan, president of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) spoke to the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce. The CAPP head spoke optimistically about growing demand for oil and natural gas, based largely on International Energy Agency forecasts. It was a “terrific outlook” with Canada being perceived as a “supplier of choice.” But dangers lie ahead, according to the CAPP head.
From: The Globe and Mail, Wednesday 7 February 2018
A grainy audio of his talk (with some audience comments) and question and answer is available here.
Several articles, studies, and announcements over the past weeks suggest that the “international movement” seeking to “manage” the risks of global warming are gaining ascendance. More recently, the World Bank president, Jim Yong Kim, announced his institution was re-assessing the risks of fossil-fuel developments.