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Examining the Claim That Renewable Energy Will Soon Replace Fossil Fuels

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

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

At … Continue reading

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

Opinion – Contributed by Michelle Stirling © Nov. 2017

Part One

At the recent #COP23 Conference of the Parties (to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change), the Hon. … 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

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

“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

Why were AB Gov’t Officials Booed on Coal Phase-out Claims? Watch PPT

Rural Alberta mayors and councillors booed Deputy Premier Sarah Hoffman on coal phase-out, as reported by CBC Nov. 17, 2016.

Here’s the power point presentation that gave them insights into … Continue reading

Alberta Wide Rally Gives Albertans A Platform for Concerns on Climate Plan, Carbon Tax, and Coal Phase-out

Contributed by Michelle Stirling, Communications Manager for Friends of Science Society.

On Saturday, November 5, 2016, thousands of people across Alberta spoke up and signed petitions against the Alberta Climate … Continue reading

ALBERTA WIDE RALLY: Stand up for Democracy in Alberta. Nov. 5th. High Noon.

Friends of Science Society is reposting the press release of today of the Alberta Wide Rally to facilitate wider distribution.  This release contributed by the organizers.  See original document here. Continue reading

An Open Letter to Premier Notley Rejecting Call for Renewables Target in Legislation

Nov. 2, 2016

Hon. Rachel Notley, Premier of Alberta

 

Hon. Margaret McCuaig-Boyd, Minister of Energy

 

Hon. Shannon Phillips, Minister of Environment and Parks

Honorable Premier and Ministers,

RE: Continue reading

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