Russia’s war has started The Great U-Turn

(June 26, 2022) The West’s net zero policies, pursued too rapidly, with the wrong technologies, and without regard to energy security, has financed Russia’s war on Ukraine. The Great U-Turn back to fossil fuels has already begun in Europe.

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Ottawa is committing suicide

(June 24, 2022) Will Ottawa be the first capital city to die a woke death?

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Russia, Ukraine, NATO: What now?

(June 13, 2022) In every war the first casualty is always the truth.

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Peskotomuhkati Chief denounces Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s public hearing process as a ‘feel good exercise’

(June 9, 2022) Indigenous sovereignty, sustainable non-nuclear futures, and critical perspectives lost in the fray.

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All that glitters isn’t green. Or renewable.

(February 3, 2022) “Green” is used as a political obedience button. We are expected to agree, without closely examining proposed laws and policies. After all, how could it be bad if it’s green? We are not expected to ask “green in comparison to what?” Or “green at what cost, to whom?” If you were to ask these questions it is unlikely that government officials would provide any useful answers. Legal expert Andrew Roman looks closer at what it means to be Green.

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COPOUT26 — Face, farce and fiction, from Greta to Trudeau to Modi

There is no way to remove fossil-fuel emissions from the world without causing economic chaos.

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Planet Earth is healthier than ever, thanks to global warming

C02, while a blessing to Earth’s ecology, has been a curse to Earth’s economy.

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The city has been trying to rein in executive bonuses at Toronto Hydro. Last year the CEO took home a bonus of more than $640,000

Straddling both the private and public sectors, Toronto Hydro is tricky to define. Its executive payouts call into question: who runs the show? Energy Probe is quoted in this look at Hydro exec earnings by the Toronto Star’s Christine Dobby.

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The right wing will win Israel’s election Tuesday

In Israel, the Western world’s most right-wing country, the left isn’t really on the ballot.

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The Texas power failure and what to do about it

Unpacking the Texas power outage and how to avoid similar in future. Legal expert Andrew Roman breaks down what happened and how to increase reliability. Continue reading

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