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An Open Letter to Premier Jason Kenney and Minister Nixon – Call to reject “Alberta’s Climate Future” report (Hayhoe & Stoner 2019) as a Failed Analysis

May 26, 2020

Honorable Premier and Minister Nixon,
RE: An Open Letter –
Call to reject “Alberta’s Climate Future” report (Hayhoe & Stoner 2019) as a Failed Analysis
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The Contradictions in Quebec Climate Policy

Version française

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

Canada’s provinces have taken broadly similar approaches to climate policy so far, but none so stringent … Continue reading

Turning Your Lifestyle Upside Down – Watch Out Before You Get “WAMED”

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

Canada’s Energy and Emissions Outlook to 2030

About one month ago, to very little media notice, the Canadian government … Continue reading

Climatic impacts of the SW Indian Ocean Blob

Contributed by Prof. Wyss Yim.

Patches of abnormally hot seawater beneath the ocean surface, referred to as Blobs, are naturally generated by submarine volcanic eruptions. A recent example is the … Continue reading

What is Climate Policy Costing Canadians? An Introductory Overview

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2019.

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

After recently giving presentations … Continue reading

The Impossible Logic Chain. Some things won’t die…

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2019

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

Perhaps it is because Canada is … Continue reading

What’s Holding Back the Oilsands? A Response to Andrew Leach

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2019

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

On September 4,  2019, the CBC … Continue reading

No Right to Know

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2019

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

 

One of the … Continue reading

Case Dismissed – An Open Letter to Law Professors Pushing for Climate Accountability Legislation in Canada

©2019 Friends of Science Society 

On June 24, 2019, a group of 28 law professors issued an Open Letter on Climate Accountability Legislation, claiming that the production and use … Continue reading

Balloons in the Air: Understanding weather and climate

At this summer’s 37th Annual Meeting of Doctors for Disaster Preparedness in Tucson, Arizona at the Doubletree Reid Park Hotel, July 19-21, 2019, special guest speakers included Ronan Conolly, Continue reading

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