by Julian Spector
October 01, 2019

CALGARY, LOS ANGELES, SALT LAKE CITY — One of the great privileges of journalism is the opportunity to move among interlocutors with different worldviews and motivations, and to seek meaning in the gaps.

Are oil and gas majors climate criminals deserving punishment or potential saviors of the earth? Does fighting climate change require a massive expansion of federal activity or further liberalization of competitive market behaviors?

I chased those questions over the last two weeks, jumping between radically different energy communities....