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Avi Lewis – In the Dark on Renewables

Contributed by Michelle Stirling © March 2020
Michelle Stirling is the Communications Manager for Friends of Science Society.

An op-ed in the Globe and Mail written by Avi Lewis, … Continue reading

SOLAR AND WIND POWER COST ABOUT 9 TIMES THAT OF ELECTRICITY FROM OTHER SOURCES

Contributed by Ken Gregory © 2019

Europe provides an example of what happens to electricity prices with increasing levels of wind and solar installed capacity per person. The plot below … Continue reading

Examining the Claim That Renewable Energy Will Soon Replace Fossil Fuels

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

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

At … Continue reading

RENEWABLE AND CONVENTIONAL ENERGY GENERATION – COMPARING THE COSTS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

Link to Full Report:

RENEWABLE AND CONVENTIONAL ENERGY GENERATION FINAL Feb 6 2018

Proponents of wind and solar electricity generation plants contend … Continue reading

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

Opinion- Contributed by Michelle Stirling © Nov 2017

Part Three

Minister McKenna ostensibly went to COP23 to defend Canada’s ‘slow start’ in meeting emissions targets. [1]  Certainly, Bonn was an … Continue reading

Infrastructure Bank – Questions of Potential Conflict of Interest

We believe this matter to be in the public interest. These are our opinions based on available evidence.

Nov. 24, 2017

Ethics Commissioner of Canada

Office of the Conflict of … Continue reading

Subsidies to Solar and Wind Energy In Canada – An Inventory

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

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Climate / Energy: What if we come back down to Earth?

Contributed by Drieu Godefridi © 2017

Important information has emerged in the field of energy, and yet it is as if European politicians ignore it. Judge for yourself based on … 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

Responding to the National Observer Article on the Competition Bureau/Ecojustice Call for Inquiry

Yesterday, Carl Meyer, a reporter for the National Observer, was kind enough to contact us to ask for a comment on the Aug. 25, 2017 blog post by Ecojustice lawyer, Continue reading

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