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Month: March 2016

Green Jobs – Rhetoric or Reality?

On March 24, 2016, CBC posted a tweet claiming that “Going green actually creates jobs, helps the economy: Bob McDonald.”

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Coincidentally, Robert Lyman, energy economist, had just submitted a new … Continue reading

After Math: A comment on a recent article published by the Pembina Institute

Contributed by Rob Pearce @ March 2016

This is a rebuttal to the Pembina Institute article “The sun doesn’t always shine? No problem for renewables” by Sara Hastings-Simon on their … Continue reading

WHAT WILL THE CLIMATE AGREEMENT COST THE WORLD ECONOMY?

Contributed by Robert Lyman @ March 2016

How much of your money are they planning to take to ‘save the planet’? Lots!  … read on.

The December 2015 Paris “Conference … Continue reading

Keep Canada in the Black

The “Green Budget Coalition” is pushing the “Green Budget 2016.”  A group of some 16 influential ENGOs – non-profits and registered charities – are demanding that Canada move to a … Continue reading

REALITY BITES – THE LIKELY EFFECT OF GHG EMISSIONS REDUCTION IS NEXT TO NOTHING

Contributed by Robert Lyman @ March 2016

Robert Lyman is an energy economist of 37 years experience, a former public servant and diplomat.

Over the last 100 years, average global Continue reading

GETTING YOU OUT OF YOUR CAR

Contributed by Robert Lyman @ March 2016

The recent First Ministers’ Conference in Vancouver resulted in a communiqué stating that they “committed to transition to a low carbon economy by … Continue reading

About that Low Carbon Economy….

Recently the media has been full of stories about how Canada must jump on the ‘low-carbon’ economy bandwagon or be left behind.  Eco-activists are claiming 100% renewables is possible.

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We Counter the Anti-Coal Campaigners – Please Help Us

If you appreciate our informed commentaries, please donate, become a member or simply share our materials. Thank you.  We are member funded and operate on about $150K a year with Continue reading

THE VANCOUVER DECLARATION ON CLIMATE CHANGE – AN OVERVIEW AND COMMENT

Contributed by Robert Lyman @2016

Robert Lyman is a former diplomat, public servant and an energy economist of 37 years’ experience.

Editor’s note: We have added bold emphasis to one Continue reading

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