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Prosperity Foregone – A Summary

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

In this PowerPoint presentation, I have tried to answer a question about climate policy that is too rarely asked in … Continue reading

Nuclear energy, solution for the energy transition

Originally published on “Kernenergie, oplossing voor de energietransitie – Open brief aan de informateurs”

JANUARY 23, 2020 André Berger & Samuel Furfari

Dear gentlemen informers,

The past year … Continue reading


Contributed by Ken Gregory © 2019

Europe provides an example of what happens to electricity prices with increasing levels of wind and solar installed capacity per person. The plot below … Continue reading

If Greta Had Her Way

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2019.

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

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg … Continue reading

The Climate Change Policy Debate: Which way is the world heading?

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2019

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

Impacts of Greening Existing Infrastructure

Contributed by Kent Zehr, P. Eng. © 2019

Various proponents are touting the perception that the greening of society, by which they mean replacing all processes producing carbon dioxide, with … Continue reading

‘Analyzing’ The Future – The Tug of War Between Politics and Economics

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2019

“He who lives by the crystal ball soon learns to eat ground glass.”

Edgar Fiedler

Predicting the future has always been a perilous and … Continue reading

“Green” Energy Views: Contentions Vs. Data

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2019

We hear many claims from environmental groups and renewables advocates that pipelines and fossil fuels are part of a dying industry. They claim that … Continue reading

Robert Lyman – Background and Experience

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2019

As a frequent contributor to Friends of Science Society reports and blog posts and as a guest speaker at the 2017 annual event, I … Continue reading

Acknowledgments from Frits Bolkestein on receipt of the report ‘Costs of the Energy Agreement’

On 13 February 2019 the first copy of the Report ‘The costs of the Energy Agreement’ was presented to Frits Bolkestein during a meeting at the Royal Institute of Engineers … Continue reading

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