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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.”

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Marijn Poels,

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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

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 government – Myths? How about “Whoppers”?

 Posted by Michelle Stirling, Communications Manager Feb. 25, 2017

This post responds to Alberta Environment and Parks recently posted three part series entitled “Myths and Realities of Alberta’s Climate Leadership Continue reading

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