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Solar Panels on the Prairies – Hope and Disappointment

A Guest Blog Submission

Canadians are being told that solar panels are a worthwhile investment and that they provide energy independence and a return on investment – sometimes even a Continue reading

Science, Philosophy and Inquiry on a Galactic Scale: A conversation with Dr. Willie Soon

Contributed by Grégoire Canlorbe © 2017     These are the opinions of the author and interviewee. Updated with additional citations/links April 12, 2018 at 11:14 AM MST.

  • Dr. Willie Soon is
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The 97 percent should sit and watch it

Dutch journalist of RTL-Z, Roderick Veelo wrote an enthusiastic review of Marijn Poels’ independent documentary, “The Uncertainty Has Settled” which was screened in the European Parliament on Oct. 18, 2017.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

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.

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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

Climate / Energy: What if we come back down to Earth?

Contributed by Drieu Godefridi © 2017

Important information has emerged in the field of energy, and yet it is as if European politicians ignore it. Judge for yourself based on … Continue reading

The Cost-Benefit Question on City of Calgary Climate Change Plans

In his book Decadent Societies, historian Robert Adams wrote,

“[B]y the fifth century, men were ready to abandon civilization itself in order to escape the fearful load of taxes.Continue reading

SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER – RESPONDING TO THE ABACUS POLL

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

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

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“The Uncertainty Has Settled” to be screened at European Parliament

Contributed by Marijn Poels © 2017 (Dutch language version follows)

Dutch filmmaker Marijn Poels is to showcase his new film in Brussels at a special screening and discussion in the Continue reading

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