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Greta Thunberg: Wrong on Canada

For the attention of Ambassadors & Permanent Representatives
of Small Island Developing States to the United Nations, New York
and Sr. Antonio Guterres

June 12, 2020

Your Excellency,… Continue reading

Open Letter to Mayor Nenshi and City of Calgary Council

May 29, 2020

Open Letter to Mayor Nenshi and City of Calgary Council
cc: Honourable Kaycee Madu and Auditor General W. Doug Wylie

Your Worship and Council,

RE: Continue reading

An Open Letter to Premier Jason Kenney and Minister Nixon – Call to reject “Alberta’s Climate Future” report (Hayhoe & Stoner 2019) as a Failed Analysis

May 26, 2020

Honorable Premier and Minister Nixon,
RE: An Open Letter –
Call to reject “Alberta’s Climate Future” report (Hayhoe & Stoner 2019) as a Failed Analysis
Continue reading

A PUBLIC RESPONSE TO THE OPEN LETTER TO PM JUSTIN TRUDEAU BY 265 CANADIAN ACADEMICS

Contributed by Allan MacRae © 2020

Some 265 academics, overwhelmingly NOT from the technically-competent fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Medicine recently wrote a foolish letter to Canada’s Prime Minister, … Continue reading

Endorsing Academic Freedom – in Premier Jason Kenney’s Alberta, and Around the World

If you appreciate the fact that Friends of Science Society is speaking out on these matters, please become a member or donate to help us continue our work. https://friendsofscience.org/index.php?id=160 (turn Continue reading

Biting the Hand that Feeds You

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2020. Lyman’s bio can be read here.

On March 25, 2020, a group of 265 academics from across Canada signed a letter to Prime Minister Justin Continue reading

The Teck Oil Sands Mine – Will the Public Interest Be Betrayed?

Contributed by Robert Lyman 2020. Lyman’s bio can be read here.

The federal government is considering the report of a joint Canada-Alberta environmental review panel that assessed the proposed Teck … Continue reading

FEAR AND LOATHING: HISTORY, CONTEXT AND OBSERVATIONS

The Alberta Oil Sands – From National Pride to International Pariah

In the neighbourhood of McMurray there are several tar-wells, so called, and there, if a hole is scraped in Continue reading

Foreign Fingers in the Pie

FreedomTalk 2019 Conference in Red Deer, Alberta, addressed the issue of “Meeting the Unity Challenge – An Agenda for Canada” The conference was very well attended with over 320 registrants. … Continue reading

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

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