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Andrew Sheer’s Flawed Climate Policy

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2018

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

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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

New France: The Carbon Conquest?

Opinion: by Michelle Stirling © 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed the French National Assembly on April 17, 2018.

As part of his address he claimed that Canada will meet … 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

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

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

A Tale of Two Places – Denmark + Alberta

Researcher/writer William Kay, of the blog Ecofascism, wrote a research trilogy last year (2015) on the geopolitics of climate change.  Part three – “A Tale of Two Places” is … Continue reading

On appointing a social justice lawyer to a science portfolio

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By Albert Jacobs,   Geol.Drs,  P.Geo. 

Albert Jacobs is one of the co-founders of Friends of Science Society.  

Albert Jacobs is one of the co-founders of Friends of Science Society.  Until
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The 2016 U.S. Democratic Party Platform

Contributed by Robert Lyman ©  July 2016

I don’t know whether you have read the 2016 Democratic Party Platform setting out what Hillary Clinton and her party are pledged to … Continue reading

HEY, YOU! GET OUT OF MY CAR!

Contributed by energy economist Robert Lyman @ July 2016

Environmentalists across Europe and North America seem determined to wage war on oil-fueled motor vehicles, including private cars, light trucks and … Continue reading

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