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Month: August 2017 (page 1 of 2)

Who’s Number 1? The Race To Be The World’s Highest Emitter

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

A companion piece to an earlier post:

India – The Next Greenhouse Gas Emissions Giant

There is so much written in the media about … Continue reading

Letter to Ontario Securities Commission in Response to the UNPRI letter on Climate Disclosure Review

The following is an excerpt from a letter sent by Friends of Science to the Ontario Securities Commission.

LINK to Full letter:

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EXCERPT BEGINS

Sent Aug. 27, 2017Continue reading

India – The Next Greenhouse Gas Emissions Giant

Contributed by Robert Lyman ©2017

Introduction

The discussion about whether Canadians must sharply reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to avoid human-induced catastrophic global warming often lacks a sense of context. … Continue reading

Climate Change Policy and Confederation

Robert Lyman

Contributed by Robert Lyman © August 2017

Robert Lyman is an Ottawa energy policy consultant with 27 years of experience as a public servant and prior to that, Continue reading

Lessons for AB Schoolkids on Solar – Debt & Your Debt

As sent in 2016 to Hon. David Eggen, Minister of Education, by an anonymous Alberta Professional Engineer.

Installing solar panels on our schools is probably a good plan as students … Continue reading

The Myth of “Green” British Columbia: The B.C. Energy Economy – by the Numbers

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

British Columbia, like Quebec and Manitoba, is fortunate to have large natural resources that permit very high production of electricity from hydroelectric sources. In … Continue reading

Big Al’s Sequel: Flawed at its Core — Science Matters

https://youtube.com/watch?v=OwqIy8Ikv-c%3Fversion%3D3

Fortunately, box offices show few other than die-hard Gore fans are subjecting themselves to the Inconvenient Sequel. When people go to see cli-sci-fi (Climate Science Fiction) movies like Water

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Transportation of Oil & Natural Gas in North America – by the Numbers

Robert Lyman

Contributed by Robert Lyman © August 2017

Robert Lyman is an Ottawa energy policy consultant with 27 years of experience as a public servant and prior to that, Continue reading

Trump Style Vitriol? Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid? Or Join the Debate.

Contributed by Michelle Stirling and the Science Team at Friends of Science.

On July 27, 2007, the Edmonton Journal ran an op-ed by Jim Storrie wherein he called Friends of Continue reading

Reflections on the Proposed Changes in Canadian Environmental Assessment

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

Introduction

On June 29 2017, the federal government released a discussion paper on the review of environmental and regulatory processes. The paper included several … Continue reading

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