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In the Dark on Renewables: Rebutting Deloitte Insights and Climate Reality

Deloitte Insights and Climate Reality have recently issued reports making claims that renewables – especially wind and solar – are as cheap and as reliable as conventional coal-fired or natural-gas-fired Continue reading

The Opportunity That Isn’t Knocking

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2018

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

Suzuki Controversy: An Open Letter to Dr. David Turpin, President and Vice Chancellor of the University of Alberta

Dear Dr. Turpin,

RE: Honorary Degree for Dr. David Suzuki –

Empirical Scientific Evidence versus Emotional Activist Rhetoric

These are our opinions. We would like to address your published statement… 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

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.

At … Continue reading

The Costs of Wind Energy in Ireland – New Report

“Ireland is facing serious economic challenges due to their renewables program.  A key point made in this Nov. 2017 report from Wind Aware  is that there was a lack of Continue reading

‘Climate change is religion: dogma blocks debate’ – Interview with award-winning Dutch filmmaker Marijn Poels

‘Klimaatverandering is religie: dogma’s blokkeren debat’ 

A translation of an RTL-Z interview by Roderick Veelo with award-winning Dutch filmmaker Marijn Poels about his documentary: “The Uncertainty Has Settled.”

Note: Some
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The 97 percent should sit and watch it

Dutch journalist of RTL-Z, Roderick Veelo wrote an enthusiastic review of Marijn Poels’ independent documentary, “The Uncertainty Has Settled” which was screened in the European Parliament on Oct. 18, 2017.Continue reading

“Saving The Planet” – On the Backs Of The World’s Poor

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 Continue reading

The Cost-Benefit Question on City of Calgary Climate Change Plans

In his book Decadent Societies, historian Robert Adams wrote,

“[B]y the fifth century, men were ready to abandon civilization itself in order to escape the fearful load of taxes.Continue reading

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