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The Abacus Data-Ecofiscal Push Poll – A Critique of Methodology

Abacus Data recently issued “Perceptions in Carbon Pricing in Canada,” a survey intended to evaluate national sentiments about carbon taxes.

Page 15 of Abacus Power Point

First, this is a … Continue reading

The International Energy Agency: Global Energy and CO2 Status Report 2017

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

Robert Lyman is an Ottawa energy policy consultant, former public servant of 27 years and former diplomat of 10 years. 

In March 2018, the … Continue reading

Chris Ragan -Your Livelihood Depends on Oil

One of the more amusing notes in the Ecofiscal Commission’s April 2018 report, “Clearing the Air: How Carbon Pricing Helps Canada Fight Climate Change,” relates to comments on Alberta and … Continue reading

The Global Panorama of Carbon Prices in 2017

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

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

The … Continue reading

#ClimateBarbie and #GGPayette Furor is a Diversion from Existential Threat to Canada – Unattainable GHG Reduction Targets

IMPORTANT: Please donate $5.00 to help us continue our work.  Friends of Science Society is a non-profit, we do not have charitable tax status so our donor base is typically Continue reading

Calgary Declaration on Climate Change and COP23

Preamble: In Sept. 2015, the Pacific Island Development Forum issued the PACIFIC-ISLAND-DEVELOPMENT-FORUM-SUVA-DECLARATION-ON-CLIMATE-CHANGE.v2 pleading the case of member islands.  Today, Fiji is the host nation of the COP23 Bonn Climate Conference.  Continue reading

Disputing the Haskayne School of Business Presentation- “Canada’s Energy Future: Renewable Energy in Vogue?”

Opinion Contributed by Michelle Stirling © 2017

On Oct. 19, 2017, I attended a University of Calgary, Haskayne School of Business presentation by David Jacoby, President of Boston Strategies International.  … Continue reading

U.S Energy Information Administration International Energy Outlook 2017 – The Highlights

Friends of Science Society’s Note: Canadians will find these figures of interest in light of the recent cancellation of #EnergyEast pipeline in Canada, some of the reasons suggested for the Continue reading

National Energy Board (NEB) – A Report on the Implications of Proposed Changes

Originally published in May 2017 as a series of blog posts under the title: “National Energy Board (NEB) – Implications of Proposed Changes: A Review.” This post offers the same … Continue reading

Al Gore’s Movie Reveals Important Inconvenient Truth

Opinion Contributed by Michelle Stirling © Sept. 11, 2017

I attended Al Gore’s latest movie when it premiered in Calgary.  There were only two other people in the theatre. Gore’s … Continue reading

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