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Outcome of the Paris Accord: a re-founding act of American democracy?

Interview with Drieu Godefridi, Belgian philosopher, jurist, author of “Le GIEC etMort; Vive le Science” (The IPCC is Dead: Long Live Science) published in English under the title “The IPCC: Continue reading

DIRE CONSEQUENCES: DESTROYING ALBERTA’S AFFORDABLE POWER ADVANTAGE

New report-“Dire Consequences: Destroying Alberta’s Affordable Power Advantage”

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Supplementary Data/Graphs

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Affordable energy is an Alberta Advantage, one we have enjoyed for years, thanks to an abundant, high-quality coal … Continue reading

Climate. CHANGE! The Totalitarian Temptation

Contributed by Drieu Godefridi, Ph.D., lawyer  ©September 2016

English version of “La tentation totalitaire de l’écologie”

In 2010 I published a modest essay in epistemology (IPCC: A Scientific Body? ) Continue reading

A Tale of Two Places – Denmark + Alberta

Researcher/writer William Kay, of the blog Ecofascism, wrote a research trilogy last year (2015) on the geopolitics of climate change.  Part three – “A Tale of Two Places” is … Continue reading

WHAT’S ONE MORE ELECTRICITY SCANDAL?

Contributed by Robert Lyman @ Sept. 2016

By now, the Ontario public may have become numb to the shock effects of yet another story about how the McGuinty and Wynne … Continue reading

On appointing a social justice lawyer to a science portfolio

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By Albert Jacobs,   Geol.Drs,  P.Geo. 

Albert Jacobs is one of the co-founders of Friends of Science Society.  

Albert Jacobs is one of the co-founders of Friends of Science Society.  Until
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HEY, YOU! GET OUT OF MY CAR!

Contributed by energy economist Robert Lyman @ July 2016

Environmentalists across Europe and North America seem determined to wage war on oil-fueled motor vehicles, including private cars, light trucks and … Continue reading

PROMISES, PROMISES

Contributed by energy economist Robert Lyman @ June 2016

In a previous post (Climate Change Targets for Canada: Examining the Consequences June 2015), I examined the history of climate … Continue reading

Geothermal for Alberta? A Case for Caution.

CANGEA – the Canadian Geothermal Energy Association – has been making a concerted case for the development of direct utilization of geothermal in Alberta. They propose to use existing abandoned … Continue reading

THE BP ENERGY OUTLOOK – Low Carbon? No.

Energy economist Robert Lyman summarizes the recent BP Global Energy Outlook report. Claims of a ‘low-carbon’ future are not upon us.

Contributed by Robert Lyman @ June 2016

British Petroleum, … Continue reading

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