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Inside the Issues 3.25 | Financial Risk in Climate Change

Wednesday, 3 April 2013
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Jason Thistlethwaite, Director of the Climate Change Adaptation Project at the University of Waterloo, joins podcast host and CIGI Chair of Global Security David Welch for a discussion on the relationship between financial risk and climate change.

The oil economy and Canadian democracy

Wednesday, 3 April 2013
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Thomas Homer-Dixon, CIGI chair of global systems, discusses his recent New York Times op-ed on the Keystone XL pipeline with Q on CBC Radio One.

The Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline & Ongoing Debate Over US Energy Policy

Tuesday, 2 April 2013
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CIGI Chair of Global Systems Thomas Homer-Dixon and other guests discuss the ongoing debate over the future of U.S. energy policy.

NYT editorial slams Keystone XL

Tuesday, 2 April 2013
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Thomas Homer-Dixon, CIGI chair of global systems, discusses his recent New York Times op-ed on the Keystone XL Pipeline with Power and Politics host Evan Solomon.

Thomas Homer-Dixon NYT Editorial: "The Tar Sands Disaster"

Tuesday, 2 April 2013
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Thomas Homer-Dixon, CIGI chair of global systems and Canadian author of The Ingenuity Gap and The Upside of Down, wrote an editorial in this past Sunday's New York Times, entitled "The Tar Sands Disaster" -- one that is bound to heat up the debate around the politics of Alberta bitumen. He discusses his argument with As It Happens.

TransCanada's Eastern Pipeline & Why I Oppose Keystone XL

Tuesday, 2 April 2013
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BNN speaks to Thomas Homer-Dixon, CIGI chair of global systems at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, who recently wrote an opinion column in the New York Times arguing against building the Keystone pipeline and imploring President Obama to reject the project.

Keystone Decision

Monday, 1 April 2013
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In an interview with Amanda Lang and Kevin O'Leary, CIGI Chair of Global Systems Thomas Homer-Dixon discusses his recent op-ed in The New York Times, in which he argues against the Keystone XL pipeline.

New York Times article says Obama would ‘do Canada a favour’ by blocking Keystone

Monday, 1 April 2013
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Jill Mahoney
The Globe and Mail reports on CIGI Chair of Global Systems Thomas Homer-Dixon's opinion piece in the New York Times.

The Tar Sands Disaster

Sunday, 31 March 2013
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"If President Obama blocks the Keystone XL pipeline once and for all, he’ll do Canada a favor," writes CIGI Chair of Global Systems Thomas Homer-Dixon.

Keystone case shows how on carbon policy, this Canadian mouse won’t roar

Thursday, 28 March 2013
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James Munson
Distinguished Fellow David Runnalls and CIGI Chair in the Political Economy of Climate Change Simon Dalby comment on the alignment of Canada-US policies on climate change and energy.