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Yonatan Strauch

About Yonatan Strauch

Yonatan Strauch is a PhD candidate in Social and Ecological Sustainability at the University of Waterloo, Ontario. His research deals with the intersection of clean energy technology and climate politics by applying complex systems analysis. He has over fifteen years experience with energy and environmental issues. Follow Yonatan on Twitter

Death of the Oil Weapon

May 17, 2018
Alberta’s threat last month to cut oil supplies to British Columbia and thereby cause gasoline prices to spike is not an original idea. It is called the oil weapon: holding a supply of critical oil over your customer’s head. As detailed in Daniel Yergin’s tome on the oil industry, The Prize, it was most famously… View Article