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CHECKSTOP: Challenging the Canadian Federal Government’s Carbon Pollution Pricing System Results Report

Introduction

On April 30, 2018, the Canadian Federal government released a report on Facebook[1] entitled “Estimated Results of the Federal Carbon Pollution Pricing System” (herein after ‘Carbon Tax/GBA’ [Gender … 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

Event: Extreme Climate Uncertainty – May 15, 2018, Red & White Club, Calgary

We are pleased to announce a two-part Policy and Science evening. Please join us on May 15th for our Friends of Science annual event. Deadline to order tickets is May … 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.

First, this is a push poll.

The responses are presented … Continue reading

The Storyline That Does Not Add Up

Contributed by Robert Lyman©2017

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

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Prospects for Meeting Emission Reduction Goals: The Case of Newfoundland and Labrador

Contributed by Robert Lyman©2017

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

Climate of Unaccountability Comes to Calgary

The Wall Street Journal ran an article on Jan. 11, 2018 about the curious phenomenon of the large ENGO (Environmental Non-governmental Organization) known as World Resources Institute (WRI) both subcontracting … Continue reading

Environmental Assessment Change in Canada says to Investors – We Dare You to Try and Do Business Here

On Feb. 8, 2018, the Canadian federal government announced it would scrap the existing National Energy Board and as CBC reported it would “overhaul environmental assessment process for major projects” … Continue reading

Grid-Level Electricity Storage – NOAA’s Critique of the WWS Vision

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

A new paper prepared by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Earth System Laboratory and published in the Proceedings of the National … 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

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