Lawrence Solomon: Everyone’s a climate change leader, until their claim becomes quantifiable

There may not be a metric for sincerity and earnestness but there is a metric for something else: fuel poverty.

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How Ontario’s 1 per cent can do its share to reduce fuel poverty

(August 17, 2016) Ontario’s wealthiest residents can help lower electricity rates for everyone else.  Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Theresa May may become one of the most radical western leaders of the century

Under May, NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard) becomes PIMBY (Please In My Back Yard).

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Don’t show customers ​the cost of cap and trade​, Ontario Energy Board tells utilities

(August 3, 2016) Rather than ensure the costs of Ontario’s cap and trade program are fully transparent to natural gas customers, the Ontario Energy Board has decided to lump them in with other delivery charges. Continue reading

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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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