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The 2016 U.S. Democratic Party Platform

Note: This is a technical update to an old post.  A reader notified us of a dead link to the Democratic Party platform in one of our linked stories. The 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

PROMISES, PROMISES

Contributed by energy economist Robert Lyman @ June 2016

In a previous post (Climate Change Targets for Canada: Examining the Consequences June 2015), I examined the history of climate … Continue reading

ONTARIO’S SUBSIDIES TO ALL-ELECTRIC CARS MAKE NO SENSE

Contributed by energy economist Robert Lyman @June 2016

The Liberal government led by Kathleen Wynne in Ontario recently announced a major new subsidy program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from … Continue reading

THE BP ENERGY OUTLOOK – Low Carbon? No.

Energy economist Robert Lyman summarizes the recent BP Global Energy Outlook report. Claims of a ‘low-carbon’ future are not upon us.

Contributed by Robert Lyman @ June 2016

British Petroleum, … Continue reading

First Nations First? Canadians? Or Green Climate Fund?

There’s only one taxpayer – and we need to decide whether serving our own people’s needs should be the priority over external demands to fund ill-defined, ideological programs like the Continue reading

WHY RENEWABLE ENERGY CANNOT REPLACE FOSSIL FUELS BY 2050

News of the day claims the world is shifting off fossil fuels and Canada is being left behind. Nothing could be further from the truth. Energy economist Robert Lyman deconstructs … Continue reading

Ontario’s Climate Plan vis a vis WWS

Contributed by Robert Lyman @ May 2016

Robert Lyman is an energy economist and former public servant with 27 years experience in the field and a decade of experience as Continue reading

100% Renewable? WWS – No Go. Here’s why.

WHY RENEWABLE ENERGY CANNOT REPLACE FOSSIL FUELS BY 2050

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Contributed by Robert Lyman @ 2016

Robert Lyman is an energy economist with 27 years experience and was also Continue reading

$50 Billion Drop in Oilpatch Investment – “Undue Influence – Markets Skewed”

The Calgary Herald reported April 08, 2016 that the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers forecasts a $50 billion drop in oilpatch investment by year end.

While certainly numerous global factors … Continue reading

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