Podcast: Jeff Rubin on CBC’s The Current

Airdate: 2009/05/25

Jeff Rubin, the Chief Economist of CIBC World Markets tells us why he thinks the world is doomed to a series of recessions and recoveries unless we cut back on the amount of oil we use.

Right click to Download 25/05/09: Oil – Jeff Rubin [mp3 file: runs 23:40]

Globe reviews Rubin's peak oil book

The Globe and Mail’s Todd Hirsch reviews economist Jeff Rubin’s new book on peak oil “Why Your World is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller: Oil and the End of Globalization”.

I have to agree with Hirsch about the title. Really, the world is about to get a whole lot larger, not smaller.

A made-in-Canada solution for carbon

Jack Mintz suggests an interesting response to the American push for a cap and trade carbon system in the May 25 2008 issue of the Globe and Mail.

Yes, Ottawa can harmonize with new U.S. energy standards, but it’s not too late for a smarter approach, says Jack Mintz