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Andrew Leach

Andrew Leach is an energy and environmental economist and is Associate Professor at the Alberta School of Business at the University of Alberta. He has a Ph.D. in Economics from Queen's University, and a B.Sc (Environmental Sciences) and M.A. (Economics) from the University of Guelph. Dr. Leach was previously Assistant Professor at HEC Montreal. Dr. Leach teaches courses in energy markets and environmental management as part of the Alberta School of Business Natural Resources, Energy and Environment (NREE) programs. His academic research interests span climate and energy economics and policy. Dr. Leach has also consulted for Environment Canada, the National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE), the Auditor General of Alberta, Alberta Environment, Alberta Finance and Enterprise, and Alberta Energy. He blogs on energy, environment, and oil sands issues at http://www.andrewleach.ca and is on Twitter @andrew_leach .

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Opinion
Why Alberta should commit to a Keystone XL contract Andrew Leach
Opinion
How Donald Trump killed the Energy East pipeline Andrew Leach
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Opinion
Is Justin Trudeau a hypocrite on climate change? Andrew Leach
Opinion
The challenges ahead for Liberals’ carbon plan Andrew Leach
Opinion
Government scientists should speak freely – sometimes Andrew Leach and MICHAEL RENNIE
THE CANADIAN PRESS
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Cap and trade an opportunity for Alberta Andrew Leach
AP
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Alberta cannot just sit and wait for the next oil boom Andrew Leach
Bloomberg
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Build refineries with money, not bitumen Andrew Leach
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Time for straight talk on greenhouse gas emissions in Alberta Andrew Leach
Opinion
In the oil sands, this is not the time to panic Andrew Leach
Opinion
Three very different reasons people oppose Northern Gateway Andrew Leach
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Economics of the oil sands: It’s more than jobs and GDP Andrew Leach
REUTERS
Economy Lab
Should Alberta take a larger share of oil sands revenue?
Economy Lab
Oil's value lies in profits, not costs
Economy Lab
Who needs pipelines, the Oil Bucket Brigade is ready
An oil-sands worker operates a rig near Fort McMurray, Alta., in September of 2010.
Economy Lab
The nuts and bolts of Kyoto withdrawal
Economy Lab
Oil sands monitoring plan a good step forward
Economy Lab
Facts take a hit in debate over Keystone pipeline