Perspective: Consensus not the way to prove truth on climate issues

(April 21, 2014) There is a growing realization that the Green Movement and its focus on carbon dioxide emissions may be not fully justified by the facts. Lawrence Solomon is quoted in this opinion piece by a contributor to the Port Townsend & Jefferson County Leader.

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Green sell-out

(April 21, 2014) Before proceeding with a project to install solar cells on town buildings in Deep River, Renfrew County, Ontario — under the provincial Feed In Tariff (FIT) program — council and taxpayers alike would do well to read what Lawrence Solomon wrote in “North America slow to reverse renewables projects, but its turn will come.”

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Energy bills go up again, regulator points finger at renewables

(April 21, 2014) Ontario’s renewable energy producers are largely to blame for the coming price hike for ratepayers. Continue reading

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Parker Gallant: The debt retirement charge — Premier Wynne’s $6.2 billion “revenue tool”

(April 11, 2014) The Auditor General’s report released December 10, 2013, highlighted some of the problems inherent with taxpayer-owned Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG), particularly it’s above-market human resource costs.

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Lawrence Solomon: North America slow to reverse renewables projects, but its turn will come soon

(April 7, 2014) Only those in fantasyland should expect a contract to be sacrosanct when one party to the transaction makes the law.

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Lawrence Solomon: America’s LNG exports won’t counter Putin

(March 28, 2014) Europe is prospecting for gas in the wrong place in asking for U.S. LNG.

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Ontario to follow Germany in renewable failure

(March 21, 2014) Germany has been experimenting with its renewable energy law for 14 years and is now highlighting its failures. Ontario, which copied that law, will likely do the same.  Continue reading

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