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Grid-Level Electricity Storage – NOAA’s Critique of the WWS Vision

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

A new paper prepared by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Earth System Laboratory and published in the Proceedings of the National … Continue reading

PROSPECTS FOR MEETING EMISSION REDUCTION GOALS: THE CASE OF QUEBEC

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

Introduction

Much of the controversy in Canada concerning climate change issues takes place at a very general level. People discuss first whether one should … Continue reading

Can Canada Survive Climate Change Policy?

Contributed by Robert Lyman © May 9, 2017

This is the prepared text of a presentation made at the Friends of Science Society’s 14th Annual CLIMATE DOGMA EXPOSED event in Continue reading

Smart Prosperity Institute’s Cleantech for Climate Change Report is Flawed- Canada Must be Grounded in Reality

Cleantech and decarbonization are the Holy Grail of investment and government subsidy hype, but practically speaking there have been numerous catastrophic failures of cleantech in recent years, both as investments Continue reading

Facts and Fallacies on World Fossil Fuel Use vs Renewables

INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AGENCY 2016 REPORT ON KEY ENERGY STATISTICS

IMPORTANT POINTS FOR THE CLIMATE DEBATE

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2016

The International Energy Agency (IEA) is perhaps the premier … 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

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

HEY, YOU! GET OUT OF MY CAR!

Contributed by energy economist Robert Lyman @ July 2016

Environmentalists across Europe and North America seem determined to wage war on oil-fueled motor vehicles, including private cars, light trucks and … 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

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