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Geothermal for Canada – Questions and Challenges

Contributed by Michelle Stirling © 2019

Friends of Science Society has re-issued our 2016 report: “Geothermal for Alberta? A Case for Caution” to help inform the debate on the potential Continue reading

Geothermal Heat – Effects on Oceans and Arctic Sea Ice Variability

Contributed by Professor Wyss Yim DSc PhD DIC FGS

Geothermal heat: an episodic heat source in oceans

Plate climatology (www.plateclimatology.com) is a theory introduced in 2014 by James Kamis.
Unlike … Continue reading

WORLD ENERGY CONSUMPTION – WHAT’S REALLY GOING ON?

Editor’s note: Abacus Data has just released a poll about how Canadians ‘feel’ about oil, pipelines, climate and change. Friends of Science Society thinks that while feelings are important, facts Continue reading

The Energy “Subsidy” Debate – Some Additional Fuel for the Fire

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2016

One of the recurring side debates that always seems to rage between those who favour large public spending to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and … Continue reading

An Open Letter to Premier Notley Rejecting Call for Renewables Target in Legislation

Nov. 2, 2016

Hon. Rachel Notley, Premier of Alberta

 

Hon. Margaret McCuaig-Boyd, Minister of Energy

 

Hon. Shannon Phillips, Minister of Environment and Parks

Honorable Premier and Ministers,

RE: Continue reading

Geothermal for Alberta? A Case for Caution.

CANGEA – the Canadian Geothermal Energy Association – has been making a concerted case for the development of direct utilization of geothermal in Alberta. They propose to use existing abandoned … Continue reading

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