David Vardy, a frequent contributor on this Blog, can often be found discussing how the failure of the Muskrat Falls project is
symptomatic of a broken democracy. He met up recently with Andrew Nikiforuk, an
award winning journalist who has written for twenty years about the energy
of oil or merely gives dimension to the brisk shale oil business. He describes himself
as one who “cares deeply about accuracy, government accountability, and
in jurisdictions suffering from a policy vacuum.
and their institutional structure from such mega developments, Nikiforuk and
Vardy are two peas in a pod.
include Saboteurs: Wiebo Ludwig’s War Against Big Oil, The Tar Sands: Dirty Oil
and the Future of the Continent, an award winning bestseller.
Beetle as well as Slick Water: Fracking and One Insider’s Stand Against the World’s
Most Powerful Industry; the latter winning the 2016 Science in Society
British Columbia called The Tyee.