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Month: September 2017 (page 1 of 3)

National Energy Board (NEB) – A Report on the Implications of Proposed Changes

Originally published in May 2017 as a series of blog posts under the title: “National Energy Board (NEB) – Implications of Proposed Changes: A Review.” This post offers the same … Continue reading

Calculating the “Social Cost” of CO2 Emissions Using FUND

Calculating the “Social Cost” of CO2 Emissions Using FUND*

(*The Climate Framework for Uncertainty, Negotiation and Distribution – an Integrated Economic Assessment Model)

Contributed by Ian Continue reading

Climate / Energy: What if we come back down to Earth?

Contributed by Drieu Godefridi © 2017

Important information has emerged in the field of energy, and yet it is as if European politicians ignore it. Judge for yourself based on … Continue reading

BC Wildfires – Human-Caused Climate Change or Pine Beetles and a Dry Year

Contributed by Ralph Bullis, P. Geol., FGC © Sept. 2017

With such a bad wildfire season in BC and with so much disruption in the province, I suppose it’s inevitable … Continue reading

CLIMATES OF TIMES PAST

André Bijkerk has for many years been active in the Dutch climate sceptic world and as moderator of the Yahoo ClimateSceptics Forum. His specialty has been in Holocene paleoclimate with Continue reading

Tesla’s Supply Chain Risks – The Cobalt Problem

Contributed by Robert Lyman © Sept. 2017

Robert Lyman is a former Canadian public servant of 27 years experience; prior to that he was a diplomat for 10 years.

John … Continue reading

Friends of Science Issues Annual Report

Contributed by Michelle Stirling, Communications Manager © Sept. 2017

Some people have been extremely curious about Friends of Science Society – so curious that they could not phone, email or … Continue reading

The Cost-Benefit Question on City of Calgary Climate Change Plans

In his book Decadent Societies, historian Robert Adams wrote,

“[B]y the fifth century, men were ready to abandon civilization itself in order to escape the fearful load of taxes.Continue reading

To all Friends of Science Blog visitors:

It was recently brought to our attention that an error on the Friends of Science Blog was preventing visitors from posting comments to … Continue reading

SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER – RESPONDING TO THE ABACUS POLL

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

Robert Lyman is an Ottawa energy policy consultant and former public servant of 27 years; a diplomat for 10 years prior to that.

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