The Risky Business of Carbon Capture in Canada

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Oil companies are making billions of dollars in profits, so a new report asks why there haven’t been major investments in carbon capture and storage projects.

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This week on Down to Business, Jan Gorski, director of the oil and gas program at the Pembina Institute, a Calgary-based clean energy think tank, talks about what’s happening in the oil sector.

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Next, Craig Golinowski, managing partner at Carbon Infrastructure Partners, a private equity fund, explains some of the policy challenges that make investing in carbon capture projects risky.

Finally, Navdeep Bains, who served as Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry from 2015 to 2021 and now works as Vice President of Global Investment Banking for CIBC, explains why climate change is such a delicate political issue. As always, interviews are edited for clarity and brevity.

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