Parker Gallant: Energy Poverty in Ontario Chapter 1

(March 1, 2015) The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) annually puts out a consumer chart with the questions/issues most often asked about. Continue reading

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Renewable energy not walking the talk on competitiveness

(February 23, 2015) When subsidies are cut, renewable energy investment largely disappears.   Continue reading

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Parker Gallant: Liberal gas plant report: keep moving folks, nothing to see here!

(February 22, 2015) MPP Shafiq Oaadri, Chair, of the Standing Committee on Justice Policy presented the “Liberal” member’s perspective to the Legislature on “The Cancellation and Relocation of the Gas Plants and Document Retention Issues” several days ago. Continue reading

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A plea for tolerance on issues of science

(February 12, 2015) This letter to the editor of the US-based GazetteNET highlights the lack of mainstream focus given to disagreement among scientists on the subject of anthropogenic global warming and cites Lawrence Solomon’s work to tell the other side of that story.

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Former Energy Prober gains recognition as an Island photographer and author

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Ontario’s big wind bonanza: Over 90% of subsidies funneled to just 11 companies

(February 4, 2015) Yes, everyone would need to pay a little more for renewable power, the public was told, but the benefits would be widely shared, for the ultimate benefit of all. But then something else happened.

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Lawrence Solomon: Fantasies about global warming and other delusions will fare poorly in 2015

(January 9, 2014) 2015 will see more ethnic groups within today’s cobbled-together countries successfully assert their autonomy, with the greatest changes occurring in the Middle East. Continue reading

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