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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

An Open Letter to Premier Notley Rejecting Call for Renewables Target in Legislation

Nov. 2, 2016

Hon. Rachel Notley, Premier of Alberta

 

Hon. Margaret McCuaig-Boyd, Minister of Energy

 

Hon. Shannon Phillips, Minister of Environment and Parks

Honorable Premier and Ministers,

RE: 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

DIRE CONSEQUENCES: DESTROYING ALBERTA’S AFFORDABLE POWER ADVANTAGE

New report-“Dire Consequences: Destroying Alberta’s Affordable Power Advantage”

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Supplementary Data/Graphs

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Affordable energy is an Alberta Advantage, one we have enjoyed for years, thanks to an abundant, high-quality coal … Continue reading

A Tale of Two Places – Denmark + Alberta

Researcher/writer William Kay, of the blog Ecofascism, wrote a research trilogy last year (2015) on the geopolitics of climate change.  Part three – “A Tale of Two Places” is … Continue reading

The 2016 U.S. Democratic Party Platform

Note: This is a technical update to an old post.  A reader notified us of a dead link to the Democratic Party platform in one of our linked stories. The Continue reading

PROMISES, PROMISES

Contributed by energy economist Robert Lyman @ June 2016

In a previous post (Climate Change Targets for Canada: Examining the Consequences June 2015), I examined the history of climate … Continue reading

THE UNSEEN COSTS OF WIND-GENERATED ELECTRICITY

A report summary contributed by Robert Lyman

On April 16 2016 the Institute of Political Economy at Utah State University published a report entitled The Unseen Costs of Wind-Generated ElectricityContinue reading

WHY RENEWABLE ENERGY CANNOT REPLACE FOSSIL FUELS BY 2050

News of the day claims the world is shifting off fossil fuels and Canada is being left behind. Nothing could be further from the truth. Energy economist Robert Lyman deconstructs … Continue reading

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