Why are Ontario’s hydro bills soaring?

(July 8, 2016) Ontario’s hydro bills have been increasing by double digits in recent years. Here’s why. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Hooray! There’s reason to celebrate that CO2 levels are still rising

(June 23, 2016) No index better encapsulates the planet’s well-being than global CO2 levels.

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Ontario’s residential energy bills will continue to march higher

(June 21, 2016) Provincial policies will push Ontario’s gas and hydro bills higher in the coming years.

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Lawrence Solomon: How Trump shattered the alliance between environmentalists and Big Labour

(June 9, 2016) The stage is set for a knock ‘em down, drag ‘em out fight with Donald Trump making an unapologetic play for the hardhat vote and Hillary Clinton promising to “put coal miners out of work” and all but eliminate fracking.

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California dreamin’ in Ontario

(June 1, 2016) Ontario’s cap and trade backers are excited for the billions of dollars in new money the scheme will create. California shows why the reality might be much different.

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Lawrence Solomon: Trump’s secret? Saying things about global warming, vaccines and Israel that no one else will

(May 26, 2016) The Trump coalition isn’t based on any single ideology or any consistent set of rational policies.

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Lawrence Solomon: Give humans some credit for creating species, not just blame for harming them

(May 19, 2016) More benign than nature, and more sentimental about protecting species, humanity deserves more recognition.

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