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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“Don’t subsidize us,” big business asks Ontario Energy Board

(January 9, 2015) Ontario’s biggest users of natural gas told the Ontario Energy Board they don’t need subsidies to take conservation seriously. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Hottest year ever?! Climate doomsayers may have hit the panic button a little too early

(December 11, 2014) Global warming doomsayers have issues confronting reality.

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Toronto Hydro’s ratepayers pay dearly for electing GTA Liberals

(December 14, 2014) Anyone aware of the fallout from the Auditor General, Bonnie Lysyk’s report on “smart meters” knows Ontario’s Energy Minister, Bob Chiarelli, challenged her report suggesting the energy sector was hard to understand because it is so “complex”! Continue reading

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Ontario’s Auditor General lays into Ministry of Energy

(December 12, 2014) A new report from Ontario’s Auditor General sharply criticizes a number of policies in the province’s electricity sector. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Ill winds blow from wind turbines

(November 25, 2014) The wind industry is dangerous to human health, posing risks to everything from dizziness and nausea to chronic stress and heart conditions.

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90% of Ontario’s wind subsidies benefit a select few multinationals: study

(November 25, 2014) Subsidies given to Ontario’s wind farm owners largely benefit a select few multinational corporations, a new Energy Probe study shows. Continue reading

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