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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

Event: Extreme Climate Uncertainty – May 15, 2018, Red & White Club, Calgary

We are pleased to announce a two-part Policy and Science evening. Please join us on May 15th for our Friends of Science annual event. Deadline to order tickets is May … 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

Prospects for Meeting Emission Reduction Goals: The Case of Newfoundland and Labrador

Contributed by Robert Lyman©2017

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

Unfriend ENGOs – Befriend Facts

Posted by Admin © Friends of Science Society Feb. 2018

Lloyd’s of London announced on Jan. 21, 2018 that it would enact a coal exclusion policy from its investment strategy, … Continue reading

“Hard Things are Hard” – Part Two – Challenging the Hon. Catherine McKenna on #PoweringPastCoal at #COP23

Opinion – Contributed by Michelle Stirling © Nov. 2017

Part Two

McKenna says she has a climate plan. Even iPolitics says: “She should prove it.” 

Frankly, we doubt that the … Continue reading

Life Without Fossil Fuels

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

Robert Lyman is an Ottawa energy policy consultant who was a public servant for 27 years and a diplomat for 10 years.

Many people, … Continue reading

Infrastructure Bank – Questions of Potential Conflict of Interest

We believe this matter to be in the public interest. These are our opinions based on available evidence.

Nov. 24, 2017

Ethics Commissioner of Canada

Office of the Conflict of … Continue reading

Subsidies to Solar and Wind Energy In Canada – An Inventory

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

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

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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

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