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Month: June 2016

PROMISES, PROMISES

Contributed by energy economist Robert Lyman @ June 2016

In a previous post (Climate Change Targets for Canada: Examining the Consequences June 2015), I examined the history of climate … Continue reading

A Professional Engineer Examines Global Warming Data

At a recent Calgary Knights of the Round Table event, Ron Davison, P. Eng. examined the claims of global warming against the available data. He finds glaring inconsistencies.

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Geothermal for Alberta? A Case for Caution.

CANGEA – the Canadian Geothermal Energy Association – has been making a concerted case for the development of direct utilization of geothermal in Alberta. They propose to use existing abandoned … Continue reading

THE UNSEEN COSTS OF WIND-GENERATED ELECTRICITY

A report summary contributed by Robert Lyman

On April 16 2016 the Institute of Political Economy at Utah State University published a report entitled The Unseen Costs of Wind-Generated ElectricityContinue reading

ONTARIO’S SUBSIDIES TO ALL-ELECTRIC CARS MAKE NO SENSE

Contributed by energy economist Robert Lyman @June 2016

The Liberal government led by Kathleen Wynne in Ontario recently announced a major new subsidy program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from … Continue reading

THE BP ENERGY OUTLOOK – Low Carbon? No.

Energy economist Robert Lyman summarizes the recent BP Global Energy Outlook report. Claims of a ‘low-carbon’ future are not upon us.

Contributed by Robert Lyman @ June 2016

British Petroleum, … Continue reading

First Nations First? Canadians? Or Green Climate Fund?

There’s only one taxpayer – and we need to decide whether serving our own people’s needs should be the priority over external demands to fund ill-defined, ideological programs like the Continue reading

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