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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

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

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.

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WORLD ENERGY CONSUMPTION – WHAT’S REALLY GOING ON?

Editor’s note: Abacus Data has just released a poll about how Canadians ‘feel’ about oil, pipelines, climate and change. Friends of Science Society thinks that while feelings are important, facts Continue reading