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CHECKSTOP: Challenging the Canadian Federal Government’s Carbon Pollution Pricing System Results Report

Introduction

On April 30, 2018, the Canadian Federal government released a report on Facebook[1] entitled “Estimated Results of the Federal Carbon Pollution Pricing System” (herein after ‘Carbon Tax/GBA’ [Gender … Continue reading

New France: The Carbon Conquest?

Opinion: by Michelle Stirling © 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed the French National Assembly on April 17, 2018.

As part of his address he claimed that Canada will meet … Continue reading

Carbon Tax: A Noble Way to Poverty – Rebutting the Ecofiscal Commission Report

Choice. Choices. 38 times in 36 pages.

Ecofiscal Commission’s April 2018 report entitled: “Clearing the Air: How Carbon Pricing Helps Canada Fight Climate Change” is filled with lofty claims about … Continue reading

CLIMATE POLICY, OIL PIPELINES AND CONFEDERATION: RETROSPECT AND PROSPECT

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

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

The Abacus Data-Ecofiscal Push Poll – A Critique of Methodology

Abacus Data recently issued “Perceptions in Carbon Pricing in Canada,” a survey intended to evaluate national sentiments about carbon taxes.

Page 15 of Abacus Power Point

First, this is a … Continue reading

The International Energy Agency’s 2017 Coal Analysis

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017 

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

A … Continue reading

Are Costly US CO2 Emissions Reductions Regulations Based on Semantics or Science?

Contributed by Michelle Stirling © Dec. 17, 2017

Many people cite the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (US EPA) ‘endangerment’ finding when talking about Anthropogenic Global Warming and the rationale … Continue reading

Getting Around in Canada-Vast Distances, Extreme Weather

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

As fuel taxes and carbon taxes raise the price of transportation in Canada, will it get too expensive to drive your car or truck? … Continue reading

The Carbon Dioxide Word Game

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

 

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Young adults in Canada today have grown up during a period when educational standards are significantly different from … Continue reading