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Ending secret science at EPA

Administrator Pruitt initiates overdue changes to bring transparency, integrity to rulemaking

Contributed by Paul Driessen © 2018

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has proposed to end the longstanding EPA … Continue reading

Suzuki Controversy: An Open Letter to Dr. David Turpin, President and Vice Chancellor of the University of Alberta

Dear Dr. Turpin,

RE: Honorary Degree for Dr. David Suzuki –

Empirical Scientific Evidence versus Emotional Activist Rhetoric

These are our opinions. We would like to address your published statement… Continue reading

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

Alberta Rejoicing over #Renewables Auction Will be Short-lived

Contributed by Michelle Stirling, Communications Manager © Dec. 14, 2017

On Dec. 13, 2017 the government of Alberta made loud proclamations of ‘record-setting success’ on the first renewables auction.  They … Continue reading

Letter to Ontario Securities Commission in Response to the UNPRI letter on Climate Disclosure Review

The following is an excerpt from a letter sent by Friends of Science to the Ontario Securities Commission.

LINK to Full letter:

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EXCERPT BEGINS

Sent Aug. 27, 2017Continue reading

FYI Alberta – Our Request for Hearing by the Alberta Utilities Commission on Jenner Wind Farm was Rejected

Friends of Science Society does not represent any industry sector or any pecuniary interests – we examine the evidence over the ideology on climate change and climate policies and report Continue reading

Alberta government – Myths? How about “Whoppers”?

 Posted by Michelle Stirling, Communications Manager Feb. 25, 2017

This post responds to Alberta Environment and Parks recently posted three part series entitled “Myths and Realities of Alberta’s Climate Leadership 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

An Open Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau and First Ministers on Geopolitical Trade War Against Canada Cloaked in Green and Climate Change Rhetoric

Nov. 2, 2016

ATTN:

Right Honorable Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Honorable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Climate Change and Environment

First Ministers of Canada

AN OPEN LETTER

Honorable Elected Leaders,

RE: 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

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