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Climate adaptation, reparation and restoration

Boulder, CO wants oil companies to restore snowy winters of an idyllic past – and pay it billions

Contributed by Paul Driessen © 2018

This Earth Day (April 22) we … Continue reading

CLIMATE POLICY, OIL PIPELINES AND CONFEDERATION: RETROSPECT AND PROSPECT

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

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

Event: Extreme Climate Uncertainty – May 15, 2018, Red & White Club, Calgary

We are pleased to announce a two-part Policy and Science evening. Please join us on May 15th for our Friends of Science annual event. Deadline to order tickets is May … Continue reading

Environmental Assessment Change in Canada says to Investors – We Dare You to Try and Do Business Here

On Feb. 8, 2018, the Canadian federal government announced it would scrap the existing National Energy Board and as CBC reported it would “overhaul environmental assessment process for major projects” … Continue reading

Climate Change Policy and Confederation

Contributed by Robert Lyman © August 2017

Robert Lyman is an Ottawa energy policy consultant with 27 years of experience as a public servant and prior to that, 10 years Continue reading

Lessons for AB Schoolkids on Solar – Debt & Your Debt

As sent in 2016 to Hon. David Eggen, Minister of Education, by an anonymous Alberta Professional Engineer.

Installing solar panels on our schools is probably a good plan as students … 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

Wind- What is it good for?

Contributed by Rob Pearce © 2016

Speaking points on why wind power will not substantially reduce CO2 emissions.

The purpose of this short note is to provide you with a … 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

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