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A Target Made to Be Missed

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2019

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

 

This commentary responds to the Continue reading

Shocking Reality: Electrification and Decarbonization – Net Zero = Pathway to Economic and Energy Catastrophe

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The David Suzuki Foundation’s report “Zeroing in on Emissions: Canada’s clean power pathways – A Review” presents a review of a set of theoretical possibilities for reducing … 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

The Stakes Are Too High To Be Tricked By The Numbers

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2019

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

Last week, the Parliamentary Budget Office … Continue reading

Balanced Media Coverage on Carbon Tax? Carbon Price – Unfair, Ineffective and Based on a Faulty Premise

Op-ed contributed by Michelle Stirling © 2019

The Edmonton Journal published an editorial on May 24, 2019, entitled “Keep Alberta’s Carbon Tax.”

I had submitted an argument against carbon taxes … 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

Look Before You Leap Into “Climate Emergency” Mode

Posted by Friends of Science Society © 2019

Executive Summary

The Leap.org and a group called “The Pact for a Green New Deal” are calling for a sweeping government program … Continue reading

Look Before You Leap – Housing Retrofits

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 he served as a Continue reading

Environmental Charities – A Compilation of Reports on their Finances, Power and Implications for Canada

We have recently issued a number of related reports on the economic and policy impacts of environmental charities in Canada.

This post will compile the series in one place.

MONEY Continue reading

Futile Folly: Canada’s Climate Policy Goals in the Global Context

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2019

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

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