Parker Gallant: Consume less. No, no; consume more!

(October 14, 2014) The Ontario Power Authority’s (OPA) 2014 “conservation” budget at $483 million is presumably based on directions from the Energy Minister, Bob Chiarelli. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Subways, profitable subways

(October 6, 2014) Politics have transformed once economic subways into an unaffordable public transit option.

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Parker Gallant: WHO’s facts are right!

(September 11, 2014) The World Health Organization (WHO) recently issued Fact Sheet No 266, “Climate change and health” and one of the facts they published was this one …

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‘About Face!’ New book promotes increasing atmospheric CO2

(September 8, 2014) A new book makes the case for adding more CO2 to earth’s atmosphere. 

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Lawrence Solomon: How global warming policies have led to global insecurity

(September 4, 2014) Limits on energy production in the West enabled conflicts in the Ukraine and the Middle East.

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Green energy and Ontario’s surging cost of power

(August 29, 2014) Hydro bills have increased dramatically since the provincial government introduced its Green Energy Act. Continue reading

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Achtung, Ontario! Renewables are a money pit

(August 12, 2014) Germany’s $412-billion lesson for Ontario.

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