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The Sun is the main driver of climate change. Not you. Not carbon dioxide.

Category: Paris Agreement (page 2 of 3)

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

Trolling for Critical Thinking on Climate Policy, Calling Out Climate Barbie

Contributed by Michelle Stirling © 2017 

In a Sept. 21, 2017 op-ed in the Ottawa Citizen, Nancy Peckford asserts that Minister Catherine McKenna was ‘right to take on the trolls’ … 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

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.

IntroductionContinue reading

Al Gore’s Movie Reveals Important Inconvenient Truth

Opinion Contributed by Michelle Stirling © Sept. 11, 2017

I attended Al Gore’s latest movie when it premiered in Calgary.  There were only two other people in the theatre. Gore’s … Continue reading

ASSESSING THE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS OF PIPELINE PROJECTS

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 Continue reading

The Green Climate Fund – Keeping Score

Contributed by Robert Lyman © Sept. 2017

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is the fund that was established under the Framework Convention on Climate Change to finance the greenhouse gas … Continue reading

“The Uncertainty Has Settled” to be screened at European Parliament

Contributed by Marijn Poels © 2017 (Dutch language version follows)

Dutch filmmaker Marijn Poels is to showcase his new film in Brussels at a special screening and discussion in the Continue reading

India – The Next Greenhouse Gas Emissions Giant

Contributed by Robert Lyman ©2017

Introduction

The discussion about whether Canadians must sharply reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to avoid human-induced catastrophic global warming often lacks a sense of context. … Continue reading

Trump Style Vitriol? Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid? Or Join the Debate.

Contributed by Michelle Stirling and the Science Team at Friends of Science.

On July 27, 2007, the Edmonton Journal ran an op-ed by Jim Storrie wherein he called Friends of Continue reading

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