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In the Dark on Renewables: Rebutting Deloitte Insights and Climate Reality

Deloitte Insights and Climate Reality have recently issued reports making claims that renewables – especially wind and solar – are as cheap and as reliable as conventional coal-fired or natural-gas-fired Continue reading

Electric Vehicles, Global Oil Demand And Emissions

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 20018

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

Transition to Renewable Energy? World Energy Use Summarized

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2018

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

In June, … Continue reading

Carbon Tax: A Noble Way to Poverty – Rebutting the Ecofiscal Commission Report

Choice. Choices. 38 times in 36 pages.

Ecofiscal Commission’s April 2018 report entitled: “Clearing the Air: How Carbon Pricing Helps Canada Fight Climate Change” is filled with lofty claims about … Continue reading

Event: Extreme Climate Uncertainty – May 15, 2018, Red & White Club, Calgary

We are pleased to announce a two-part Policy and Science evening. Please join us on May 15th for our Friends of Science annual event. Deadline to order tickets is May … Continue reading

The Abacus Data-Ecofiscal Push Poll – A Critique of Methodology

Abacus Data recently issued “Perceptions in Carbon Pricing in Canada,” a survey intended to evaluate national sentiments about carbon taxes.

First, this is a push poll.

The responses are presented … Continue reading

Prospects for Meeting Emission Reduction Goals: The Case of Newfoundland and Labrador

Contributed by Robert Lyman©2017

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

Unfriend ENGOs – Befriend Facts

Posted by Admin © Friends of Science Society Feb. 2018

Lloyd’s of London announced on Jan. 21, 2018 that it would enact a coal exclusion policy from its investment strategy, … Continue reading

“Hard Things are Hard” – Part Two – Challenging the Hon. Catherine McKenna on #PoweringPastCoal at #COP23

Opinion – Contributed by Michelle Stirling © Nov. 2017

Part Two

McKenna says she has a climate plan. Even iPolitics says: “She should prove it.” 

Frankly, we doubt that the … Continue reading

Life Without Fossil Fuels

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

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

Many people, … Continue reading

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