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What’s Holding Back the Oilsands? A Response to Andrew Leach

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2019

Robert Lyman is an Ottawa energy policy consultant, former public servant and diplomat. His full bio is  here.

On September 4,  2019, the CBC … Continue reading

CO2 Fertilization and Warming Benefits Us All

Contributed by Kenneth B. Gregory, P. Eng. ©   2019

Human-caused climate change is a major issue of our time.  Unfortunately, governments and most news media rely on a political organization … Continue reading

Facts on Tankers Show No Need for Ban. Because it’s 2019.

By Michelle Stirling © 2019

In an April 18, 2019, op-ed in the Globe and Mail, David Anderson invites us to enter his time machine and return to the … Continue reading

A Father’s Email to His Younger Family Members!

Action Alberta had an interesting post the other day.

With permission we repost a slightly edited version.

You can sign up for their commentaries at:

https://actionalberta.ca

Here is a thought-provoking, Continue reading

Rebutting Yahoo Finance: Canadian Oil Sands Stocks Alive and Well – Despite Exxon’s (NYSE:XOM) as yet Projected Production Cost Targets

by Robert Lyman and Michelle Stirling ©2019

On March 18, 2019, in Yahoo Finance, Ryan Vanzo filed a report claiming Exxon’s production target costs meant Canadian oil sands stock were … Continue reading

The Myth That Oil Demand Is Coming to An End

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2019

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

Updated 
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Cher Alec Castonguay… en français

Cher Alec,

Très aimable de nous avoir écrit. Plusieurs de mes meilleurs amis en Alberta sont franco-canadiens. Moi aussi j’ai des amis au Québec, et j’y ai même travaillé … Continue reading

Alberta Wide Rally 2016 – Lest We Forget

On November 5, 2016, some 9,000 Albertans gathered in 13 communities to peacefully protest the carbon tax and Alberta Climate Plan.  Lest we forget. This was a truly grassroots event. … Continue reading

Hyperbole over Sanity? Let’s Talk Climate Crisis

By Michelle Stirling ©2019

Originally submitted as a rebuttal to the Calgary Herald.

Dr. Vipond and Noel Keough wrote a compelling op-ed in the Calgary Herald, published Dec. 29, … Continue reading

“We’re Smarter than This”: Michelle Stirling’s Rebuttal to Tzeporah Berman’s Speech to the Alberta Teachers’ Association

Contributed by Michelle Stirling © 2018

Friends of Science Society’s Communications Manager delivers some real talk in the heart of Canada’s oil country. These are her opinions based on available Continue reading

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