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Examining the Claim That Renewable Energy Will Soon Replace Fossil Fuels

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

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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RENEWABLE AND CONVENTIONAL ENERGY GENERATION – COMPARING THE COSTS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

Link to Full Report:

RENEWABLE AND CONVENTIONAL ENERGY GENERATION FINAL Feb 6 2018

Proponents of wind and solar electricity generation plants contend … Continue reading

“Hard Things are Hard” – Part Three – Challenging the Hon. Catherine McKenna on #PoweringPastCoal at #COP23

Opinion- Contributed by Michelle Stirling © Nov 2017

Part Three

Minister McKenna ostensibly went to COP23 to defend Canada’s ‘slow start’ in meeting emissions targets. [1]  Certainly, Bonn was an … Continue reading

Infrastructure Bank – Questions of Potential Conflict of Interest

We believe this matter to be in the public interest. These are our opinions based on available evidence.

Nov. 24, 2017

Ethics Commissioner of Canada

Office of the Conflict of … Continue reading

Subsidies to Solar and Wind Energy In Canada – An Inventory

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

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

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Climate / Energy: What if we come back down to Earth?

Contributed by Drieu Godefridi © 2017

drieu godefridi

Belgian philosopher, jurist, author of “Le GIEC etMort; Vive le Science” (The IPCC is Dead: Long Live Science) published in English under the title

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WORLD ENERGY CONSUMPTION – WHAT’S REALLY GOING ON?

Editor’s note: Abacus Data has just released a poll about how Canadians ‘feel’ about oil, pipelines, climate and change. Friends of Science Society thinks that while feelings are important, facts Continue reading

Responding to the National Observer Article on the Competition Bureau/Ecojustice Call for Inquiry

Yesterday, Carl Meyer, a reporter for the National Observer, was kind enough to contact us to ask for a comment on the Aug. 25, 2017 blog post by Ecojustice lawyer, Continue reading

L’ACCORD DE PARIS COP21 – SEULEMENT LES FAITS, SVP

English version of this post found at THE COP21 AGREEMENT – JUST THE FACTS, PLEASE.

le 9 Juin 2017

Contribution de Robert Lyman © 2017

“Les faits, et seulement … Continue reading

THE COP21 AGREEMENT – JUST THE FACTS, PLEASE

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

In the classic television series Dragnet, broadcast in the 1950’s, the main character was a deadpan detective named Joe Friday. Friday would cut through … Continue reading

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