Energy
Optimistic Saudi Bond Pricing Portends Rocky Future

Optimistic Saudi Bond Pricing Portends Rocky Future

After oil plummeted from prices of 100 USD to record lows below 30 USD, the Saudi Arabian government is wary of being left with 70 years worth of oil reserves, as this could render the sovereign country dead in the water. Bearing the heavy shackles of oil prices would sink the heavily oil-dependent country into...
The Ebell Effect

The Ebell Effect

Since the historic election of Donald Trump, there has been much speculation regarding his transition team. Of the many controversial figures on the list, one name has been the cause for panic from the environmental community. Myron Ebell has been appointed by President-Elect Trump as the head of his Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) transition team....
Swiss Vote

Swiss Vote

There are a wide variety of democracies in the world. Most people live under a Parliamentary system, a Presidential system, or a combination of both. Many democracies engage in direct democracy, where policy decisions are subject to a popular vote. Nowhere is the practice more prevalent than in Switzerland, where a dozen referendums in a...
America’s Environmental Choice in 2016

America’s Environmental Choice in 2016

Election season in the U.S. is never boring, and this cycle has had more than its fair share of excitement. As the race stands today, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are the front-runners, with Secretary Clinton polling at 46 per cent and Donald Trump polling at 40 per cent. Much has been written about the...
Tales from the Bottom of the Barrel: What’s Happening to Oil?

Tales from the Bottom of the Barrel: What’s Happening to Oil?

The story of global commodities cast a dark shadow over much of 2015 and this gloominess looks likely to continue in 2016. The price of crude oil has fallen from $105 per barrel in June 2014 to a meager $31 in February 2016. This represents more than a 70 per cent drop in less than...