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Penury or Plethora of Oil vs Renewable Energies – Oil Shock by 2020? Ernst-Furfari Debate in French on RTBF

On Sept. 27, 2017, Belgian radio broadcaster RTBF hosted a lively debate between Damien Ernst, Professor of Electromechanics at University of Liège, and Samuel Furfari,  Professor of Geopolitics of Energy 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

Alberta Wide Rally Gives Albertans A Platform for Concerns on Climate Plan, Carbon Tax, and Coal Phase-out

Contributed by Michelle Stirling, Communications Manager for Friends of Science Society.

On Saturday, November 5, 2016, thousands of people across Alberta spoke up and signed petitions against the Alberta Climate … Continue reading

Wind- What is it good for?

Contributed by Rob Pearce © 2016

Speaking points on why wind power will not substantially reduce CO2 emissions.

The purpose of this short note is to provide you with a … Continue reading

ENERGY PAYBACK FROM SOLAR PV SYSTEMS IN NORTHERN COUNTRIES

Contributed by Robert Lyman ©2016

Many people believe that renewable energy sources will be able to substitute for fossil fuels or nuclear energy to meet the needs of modern economies … Continue reading

FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE TRUDEAU CARBON TAXES

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2016  Robert Lyman is an energy economist, former public servant, and diplomat.

On October 3, the Trudeau government announced the broad outlines of its proposed … Continue reading

LIES, MISINFORMATION, AND DEMAGOGUERY

Contributed by Robert Lyman @ August 2016 – Energy economist.

On Saturday, August 20, 2016, a coalition of environmental groups in Eastern Ontario will demonstrate in Ottawa to oppose Trans … Continue reading

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