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“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

Infrastructure Bank – Questions of Potential Conflict of Interest

We believe this matter to be in the public interest. These are our opinions based on available evidence.

Nov. 24, 2017

Ethics Commissioner of Canada

Office of the Conflict of … Continue reading

Subsidies to Solar and Wind Energy In Canada – An Inventory

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

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

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Getting Around in Canada-Vast Distances, Extreme Weather

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

As fuel taxes and carbon taxes raise the price of transportation in Canada, will it get too expensive to drive your car or truck? … Continue reading

Disputing the Haskayne School of Business Presentation- “Canada’s Energy Future: Renewable Energy in Vogue?”

Opinion Contributed by Michelle Stirling © 2017

On Oct. 19, 2017, I attended a University of Calgary, Haskayne School of Business presentation by David Jacoby, President of Boston Strategies International.  … Continue reading

“Saving The Planet” – On the Backs Of The World’s Poor

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

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

What They Did Not Hear at the Generation Energy Forum

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

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

For … Continue reading

Penury or Plethora of Oil vs Renewable Energies – Oil Shock by 2020? Ernst-Furfari Debate in French on RTBF

On Sept. 27, 2017, Belgian radio broadcaster RTBF hosted a lively debate between Damien Ernst, Professor of Electromechanics at University of Liège, and Samuel Furfari,  Professor of Geopolitics of Energy Continue reading

Clean Energy Canada and #GenEnergy are Just Kidding You

Powerpoint Contributed by Robert Lyman

A recent rather breathless article on Medium rounding up some ideas from the recent  conference, is entitled “Canada can’t afford to ignore these Continue reading

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