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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

CARBON TAX REDUNDANCY

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2016

Ross McKitrick, professor of economics at the University of Guelph and research chair at the Frontier Centre for Public Policy, has studied and published … Continue reading

FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE TRUDEAU CARBON TAXES

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2016  Robert Lyman is an energy economist, former public servant, and diplomat.

On October 3, the Trudeau government announced the broad outlines of its proposed … 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

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