In this fascinating long form article, we meet the man some say is responsible for decimating the Alberta oil industry by lowering oil prices worldwide. The reason? Fear of renewables leading to peak demand, even before we hit peak oil. Too bad Canada invested so heavily into oil instead of renewables these past couple years; we could have kept OPEC up at night by now.
Michael Tyas is the managing editor of One River News. He graduated the University of Manitoba with an honours degree in environmental studies, and is a professional videographer and video trainer. He produced the feature length documentary "One River, Many Relations" in Fort Chipewyan. He continues to work with indigenous communities to share their stories around resource extraction, industrial development, and impacts on traditional territories.