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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

Transportation of Oil & Natural Gas in North America – by the Numbers

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, 10 years Continue reading

Can Canada Survive Climate Change Policy?

Contributed by Robert Lyman © May 9, 2017

This is the prepared text of a presentation made at the Friends of Science Society’s 14th Annual CLIMATE DOGMA EXPOSED event in Continue reading

Smart Prosperity Institute’s Cleantech for Climate Change Report is Flawed- Canada Must be Grounded in Reality

Cleantech and decarbonization are the Holy Grail of investment and government subsidy hype, but practically speaking there have been numerous catastrophic failures of cleantech in recent years, both as investments Continue reading

Due Diligence on Renewable Demands by David Suzuki Foundation

© April 26, 2017

The tax-payer subsidized charity David Suzuki Foundation is asking Canadians to participate in a “Power Up Renewable Energy” promotion campaign based on partisan demands that are … Continue reading

Chamber of Horrors – Minister McKenna Comes to Calgary

Opinion – Contributed by Michelle Stirling ©2017

Imagine your company faces serious, imminent, economic risks.  Imagine that last year friends and family were forced to flee wildfires in Fort McMurray … Continue reading

New Reports Challenge SHARE on Climate Change Risk and ‘Denial’ for Pension Fund Trustees and Corporate Boards

Friends of Science Society has issued two new reports. The first entitled “Climate Change Risk Clouds Boardroom Competency” challenges a recent report by SHARE – Shareholder Association for Research and … Continue reading

FOLLOWING THE LOGIC OF “PHASING OUT OIL SANDS”

Contributed by Robert Lyman @ 2017

At a town hall event in Peterborough, Ontario on Friday, January 13, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responded to a question concerning his Government’s recent … Continue reading

Why are Tax-Subsidized Charities David Suzuki Foundation and Ecojustice Making False and Misleading Statements on Pipelines and Oil? We Complain to CRA

 

Overview

On Dec. 17, 2016, The David Suzuki Foundation, a registered Canadian charity, sent an email to subscribers claiming that “Pipeline approvals expose broken environmental assessment process” – that … Continue reading

Alberta Wide Rally Gives Albertans A Platform for Concerns on Climate Plan, Carbon Tax, and Coal Phase-out

Contributed by Michelle Stirling, Communications Manager for Friends of Science Society.

On Saturday, November 5, 2016, thousands of people across Alberta spoke up and signed petitions against the Alberta Climate … Continue reading

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