May 1, 2020

Breadline blues

2020.05.01 Is it safe to re-open? That is the question facing US governors […]
April 25, 2020

Is the covid crisis good or bad for the environment?

2020.04.25 You may have read articles about how scrapped flights are clearing the […]
April 22, 2020

Living in a virus-controlled world

2020.04.22 As the coronavirus pandemic continues to infect populations, though in some countries […]
April 10, 2020

Covid-19: Who, what, when, where and why

2020.04.10 If there is one thing we know about the coronavirus, it’s that […]
March 31, 2020

US between Scylla and Charybdis

2020.03.31 I’m just going to come right out and say it: The United […]
March 25, 2020

We the people

2020.03.25 $1,200. That’s the amount the US Congress is considering doling out to […]
March 21, 2020

The new stay at home economy

2020.03.21 For a lot of workers, the coronavirus is starting to get personal.   […]
March 19, 2020

Could the coronavirus cause the next ‘Arab Spring’?

2020.03.19 The rich are getting richer, inequality is on the rise, and the […]
March 17, 2020

How a ‘Debt Jubilee’ + mining could be a path to coronavirus recovery

2020.03.17 Stock markets rebounded on Tuesday, after the White House announced further measures […]
March 13, 2020

Virus won’t keep copper down for long

2020.03.13 The current stock market rout is pulling the world economy down into […]
March 7, 2020

Coronavirus infects dollar

2020.03.07 Up to a month ago the US dollar was showing resilience in […]
February 22, 2020

Pandemic fears: real and imagined

2020.02.22 “Pandemic”. Few words in the English language conjure as much fear. The […]
February 5, 2020

Coronavirus and the vulnerability of critical mineral supply chains

2020.02.05 Just in time (JIT) is an inventory system designed to efficiently match […]
November 30, 2019

A psychedelic renaissance

2019.11.30 Fifty-three years after LSD was banned by the FDA, psychedelic drugs are […]
November 26, 2019

Growing inequality threatens mining

2019.11.26 In the 1986 classic ‘Platoon’, Charlie Sheen’s character Chris Taylor tells everyone […]
November 14, 2019

3D printing is a manufacturing game-changer

2019.11.14 Calling all carnivores: ever thought about getting a meat printer? Of hand-crafting […]
November 2, 2019

Lifting the entitlement burden

2019.11.02 On Wednesday the US Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the third […]
October 12, 2019

Palladium is an unsung green superhero

2019.10.12 Smog from vehicle emissions is estimated to cause a third of the […]
October 5, 2019

Feeding the world vs saving the planet

2019.10.05 When China closed its door to all US agricultural exports in August, […]
October 3, 2019

When the levee breaks

2019.10.03 In John Steinbeck’s epic novel ‘The Grapes of Wrath’, a poor family […]
August 22, 2019

Fresh water crisis unfolding

2019.08.22 When planetary scientists search for life on other planets the first thing they look for is […]
August 16, 2019

A steady diet of plastic

2019.08.16 People eating fish are advised to watch carefully for bones, but how […]
July 25, 2019

The day the current stopped

2019.07.25 Anybody who’s ever planted cedar bushes knows how drought-sensitive the little suckers […]
July 17, 2019

Africa rising

2019.07.17 A lot of resource investors stop listening to corporate presentations when they […]
July 17, 2019

Palladium is integral to global transportation, energy shift

2019.07.17 Despite reports of its imminent demise, the internal combustion engine-powered vehicle isn’t […]
May 7, 2019

The future of pot

2019.05.07 The passage of Bill C-45 on October 17, 2018 made Canada the […]
April 9, 2019

Cannabis space green shoots not what most think

2019.04.09 As signs of spring emerge in the Great White North, green shoots […]
March 29, 2019

$1B for Trump’s border wall could fix crumbling military bases

2019.03.29 US military families will continue to stay in run-down accommodations while they […]
March 22, 2019

Push for more LNG overshadows fracking-caused earthquakes

2019.03.22 LNG Canada is getting more ambitious in its plans to build BC’s […]
March 22, 2019

Push for more LNG overshadows fracking-caused earthquakes

2019.03.22 LNG Canada is getting more ambitious in its plans to build BC’s […]
March 5, 2019

Veg out on asparagus to resist cancer

2019.03.05 The health effects of “superfoods” have been touted for nearly 30 years, […]
January 18, 2019

Choose thorium-fueled reactors instead of Site C

2019.01.18 I was flying through the Twitterverse when I came across this doozy […]
December 16, 2018

BC earthquakes and fracking

2018.12.16 There is no fracking going on right now in northeastern British Columbia, […]
December 8, 2018

Human body plug and play

2018.12.08 One of the most perplexing issues to confront modern medicine has been […]
December 1, 2018

Whisky is for drinking; water is for fighting over

2018.12.01 The problem of severe water stress in the United States – and […]
November 17, 2018

The real price of LNG

2018.11.17 “This is a spectacular day for all British Columbians, again not one […]
November 10, 2018

BC’s killer whales v LNG

2018.11.10 The snow-capped mountains north of Vancouver are famous for skiing, but eight […]
October 6, 2018

Uranium’s ugly stepsister

2018.10.06 Most junior resource investors know uranium, and many got in on the […]
October 16, 2017

Lithium Supercycle

2017.10.16 The truth, in regards to the world’s mineral resources, is that we […]
October 2, 2017

Why Lithium, Why Now?

2017.10.02 Our ‘who cares’ attitude towards pollution and habitat destruction are all increasing […]
June 25, 2017

Orphaned Poisoned Waters

2017.06.25   There’s a lot of water on the planet we inhabit – […]
May 27, 2017

Earth Overshoot Day

2017.05.27 The second half of the 20th century saw the biggest increase in […]
February 2, 2017

The Missing Link

2017.02.02 Pollution and climate change are key drivers for the global adoption of […]
January 1, 1970

Solar Windows and Roofs

2017.03.21 Feldspars are found in granite type pegmatite rocks which are a mixture […]
January 1, 1970

Cannabis testing: the new frontier

The legalization of cannabis in Canada was heralded by growers, dispensaries and users […]
January 1, 1970

The Lowdown On Getting High In Canada

600 tonnes of marijuana a year up for grabs as Canada moves to […]
January 1, 1970

The case for palladium

Discovered by English chemist William Wollaston in 1803, palladium was named after the […]
January 1, 1970

For Canadian cannabis companies, the US is the prize

The legalization of cannabis products is still big news in Canada, but the […]