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The Costs of Wind Energy in Ireland – New Report

“Ireland is facing serious economic challenges due to their renewables program.  A key point made in this Nov. 2017 report from Wind Aware  is that there was a lack of 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

India – The Next Greenhouse Gas Emissions Giant

Contributed by Robert Lyman ©2017

Introduction

The discussion about whether Canadians must sharply reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to avoid human-induced catastrophic global warming often lacks a sense of context. … Continue reading

Climate Change Policy and Confederation

Robert Lyman

Contributed by Robert Lyman © August 2017

Robert Lyman is an Ottawa energy policy consultant with 27 years of experience as a public servant and prior to that, Continue reading

Lessons for AB Schoolkids on Solar – Debt & Your Debt

As sent in 2016 to Hon. David Eggen, Minister of Education, by an anonymous Alberta Professional Engineer.

Installing solar panels on our schools is probably a good plan as students … Continue reading

The Myth of “Green” British Columbia: The B.C. Energy Economy – by the Numbers

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

British Columbia, like Quebec and Manitoba, is fortunate to have large natural resources that permit very high production of electricity from hydroelectric sources. In … Continue reading

Reflections on the Proposed Changes in Canadian Environmental Assessment

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

Introduction

On June 29 2017, the federal government released a discussion paper on the review of environmental and regulatory processes. The paper included several … Continue reading

Venezuela, the Missed Opportunity to Become Norway of Latin America

Samuel Furfari Ph.D.

Authored by Samuel Furfari.

Samuel Furfari is a lecturer at the ULB – Universite libre de Bruxelles – in geopolitics of energy.

The author speaks in his Continue reading

Objectifs de Reduction des Emissions – Le Cas du Quebec

Propos de Robert Lyman ©2017

Introduction

Une grande partie de la controverse au Canada concernant les problèmes liés au changement climatique se déroule dans un cadre très général. Le public … Continue reading

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