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Canada’s Flawed Carbon Tax System

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. His Continue reading

The Stakes Are Too High To Be Tricked By The Numbers

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2019

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

Last week, the Parliamentary Budget Office … Continue reading

Alberta’s Climate Plan: A Burden with No Benefit

Note: This article was written prior to the April 16, 2019 election.  We republish now post-election it as some people are not aware of the ‘cost of carbon’ or implications Continue reading

Balanced Media Coverage on Carbon Tax? Carbon Price – Unfair, Ineffective and Based on a Faulty Premise

Op-ed contributed by Michelle Stirling © 2019

The Edmonton Journal published an editorial on May 24, 2019, entitled “Keep Alberta’s Carbon Tax.”

I had submitted an argument against carbon taxes … Continue reading

Debunking Markham Hislop on Tar Sands Campaign

By Michelle Stirling © 2019

These are my personal opinions.

Markham Hislop recently wrote an article which appears to claim that Vivian Krause has come up with a conspiracy theory Continue reading

Climate Change Your Mind: Rebutting the Canadian Government’s Climate Report

The Canadian government’s report – “Canada’s Changing Climate Report (CCCR2019)” – released a day after the national carbon tax was introduced, is filled with fearmongering and highly speculative projections says Continue reading

How Much Is Enough? The Tax Attack on Canadian Drivers

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2019

We were remiss in not reporting previously on the Canadian Taxpayer Federation (CTF) 20th Annual Gas Tax Honesty Report published on May 17, … Continue reading

Just the Facts on Carbon Tax

Just the Facts on Carbon Tax: Twelve Facts to Rebut Ecofiscal Canada’s Ten Myths

LINK TO OUR REPORT:  Just the Facts FINAL

Summary

Ecofiscal Canada has just issued a report … Continue reading

Debunking Ecofiscal’s “Carbon Pricing Myths”

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2019

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

Big Green Money vs Conventional Energy Advocates

Foreign-funding for “No” vs “Pro” Conventional Energy in Canada

LINK to Report:  https://blog.friendsofscience.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Big-Green-Money-NO-vs-PRO-FINAL-RevB-FEB-12-2019-1.pdf

Executive Summary

In their campaigns to address alleged human influences on global warming, many environmental non-governmental organizations … Continue reading

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