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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

Facts on Tankers Show No Need for Ban. Because it’s 2019.

By Michelle Stirling © 2019

In an April 18, 2019, op-ed in the Globe and Mail, David Anderson invites us to enter his time machine and return to the … Continue reading

How Much Is Enough? The Tax Attack on Canadian Drivers

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2019

We were remiss in not reporting previously on the Canadian Taxpayer Federation (CTF) 20th Annual Gas Tax Honesty Report published on May 17, … Continue reading

Debunking Ecofiscal’s “Carbon Pricing Myths”

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2019

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

A Father’s Email to His Younger Family Members!

Action Alberta had an interesting post the other day.

With permission we repost a slightly edited version.

You can sign up for their commentaries at:

https://actionalberta.ca

Here is a thought-provoking, Continue reading

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