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Devon Rowcliffe

Devon Rowcliffe is a Vancouver-based political commentator who writes about Vancouver, British Columbian, Canadian, and East Asian politics. He can be reached online at devonrowcliffe[at] or on Twitter at @DevonRowcliffe.

Left: oil sands photo by Andrew S. Wright. Right: image from Wikimedia Commons

Why plummeting oil prices may hasten Canada's shift to renewable energy

A rapid increase in oil prices during the 1970s caused Denmark to radically alter its national energy policy, with the goal of replacing fossil fuels entirely with renewable energy. More than 40...