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Finding Canada’s Energy Policy

Contributed by Paul Gagnon © 2018

The U. of C’s School of Public Policy group is sponsoring a forum on June 06, 2018, entitled Bridging Divides: In Search of Continue reading

Andrew Sheer’s Flawed Climate Policy

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2018

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

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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

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

The Gap Between Reality and Wishful Thinking on Canadian GHG Reduction Targets

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.

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COP23 – A New Failure

Translation of an article originally published in French on Contrepoints:

We are witnessing a holy alliance between Third World ecologists and big finance, orchestrated by the European Union, under

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Calgary Declaration on Climate Change and COP23

Preamble: In Sept. 2015, the Pacific Island Development Forum issued the PACIFIC-ISLAND-DEVELOPMENT-FORUM-SUVA-DECLARATION-ON-CLIMATE-CHANGE.v2 pleading the case of member islands.  Today, Fiji is the host nation of the COP23 Bonn Climate Conference.  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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Disputing the Haskayne School of Business Presentation- “Canada’s Energy Future: Renewable Energy in Vogue?”

Opinion Contributed by Michelle Stirling © 2017

On Oct. 19, 2017, I attended a University of Calgary, Haskayne School of Business presentation by David Jacoby, President of Boston Strategies International.  … Continue reading

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