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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. “Context” refers to the setting, or broader circumstances, in which … 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 should be aware of the photovoltaic production of emission-free electricity. … 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 fact, about 94% of British Columbia’s electricity generation comes from … Continue reading

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