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Chris Ragan -Your Livelihood Depends on Oil

One of the more amusing notes in the Ecofiscal Commission’s April 2018 report, “Clearing the Air: How Carbon Pricing Helps Canada Fight Climate Change,” relates to comments on Alberta and … 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

The Global Panorama of Carbon Prices in 2017

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.

The … Continue reading

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

Opinion – Contributed by Michelle Stirling © Nov. 2017

Part One

At the recent #COP23 Conference of the Parties (to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change), the Hon. … Continue reading

COP 23 – Limiting Emissions by Blowing Smoke

Contributed by Robert Lyman © Nov. 2017

Robert Lyman is a former public servant of 27 years and a diplomat for 10 years prior to that.  He is an Ottawa Continue reading

ASSESSING THE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS OF PIPELINE PROJECTS

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

India – The Next Greenhouse Gas Emissions Giant

Contributed by Robert Lyman ©2017

Introduction

The discussion about whether Canadians must sharply reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to avoid human-induced catastrophic global warming often lacks a sense of context. … Continue reading

Trump Style Vitriol? Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid? Or Join the Debate.

Contributed by Michelle Stirling and the Science Team at Friends of Science.

On July 27, 2007, the Edmonton Journal ran an op-ed by Jim Storrie wherein he called Friends of Continue reading

Outcome of the Paris Accord: a re-founding act of American democracy?

Interview with Drieu Godefridi, Belgian philosopher, jurist, author of “Le GIEC etMort; Vive le Science” (The IPCC is Dead: Long Live Science) published in English under the title “The IPCC: Continue reading

DIRE CONSEQUENCES: DESTROYING ALBERTA’S AFFORDABLE POWER ADVANTAGE

New report-“Dire Consequences: Destroying Alberta’s Affordable Power Advantage”

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Supplementary Data/Graphs

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Affordable energy is an Alberta Advantage, one we have enjoyed for years, thanks to an abundant, high-quality coal … Continue reading

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