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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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The 97 percent should sit and watch it

Dutch journalist of RTL-Z, Roderick Veelo wrote an enthusiastic review of Marijn Poels’ independent documentary, “The Uncertainty Has Settled” which was screened in the European Parliament on Oct. 18, 2017.Continue reading

What They Did Not Hear at the Generation Energy Forum

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

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

For … Continue reading

Penury or Plethora of Oil vs Renewable Energies – Oil Shock by 2020? Ernst-Furfari Debate in French on RTBF

On Sept. 27, 2017, Belgian radio broadcaster RTBF hosted a lively debate between Damien Ernst, Professor of Electromechanics at University of Liège, and Samuel Furfari,  Professor of Geopolitics of Energy Continue reading

Clean Energy Canada and #GenEnergy are Just Kidding You

Powerpoint Contributed by Robert Lyman

A recent rather breathless article on Medium rounding up some ideas from the recent  conference, is entitled “Canada can’t afford to ignore these 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

Seekers of Injustice

An Opinion Contributed by Robert Lyman © Sept. 11, 2017

Robert Lyman is an Ottawa energy policy consultant and a former Canadian  public servant with 27 years experience in Continue reading

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