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Lawrence Solomon: Narendra Modi’s muscular free market

“India’s “clean energy revolution” is based on a doubling of India’s coal production over the next five years.” Continue reading

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Alternative energy

Energy Probe is Canada’s pioneer in the field of alternative energy. In 1978, its guide to renewable energy technologies, The Renewable Energy Handbook, became a bestseller, and in 1980 it completed Ecology House in downtown Toronto, Canada’s first working demonstration … Continue reading

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Copenhagen another costly UN failure?

(Dec. 14, 2009) No one really has any idea what climate change deal might come out of Copenhagen. While most Albertans probably sympathize with the general objective–burning less carbon-based fuel–there are two ways to get there: A sensible way which will probably work, and the political Copenhagen way which will prove to be another costly United Nations failure. Continue reading

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Copenhagen another costly UN failure?

(December 14, 2009) No one really has any idea what climate change deal might come out of Copenhagen. While most Albertans probably sympathize with the general objective– buring less carbon-based fuel– there are two ways to get there: A sensible way which will probably work, and the political Copenhagen way which will prove to be another costly United Nations failure. Continue reading

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Aldyen Donnelly: The “Intensity” versus “Absolute” emissions target debate

If the Conservatives can get their Communications Machine working, the "Intensity" versus "Absolute" facility level cap on emissions would be a major loser for the Liberals as a campaign issue.
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Local fears short-circuit electric upgrades

Ontario’s aging electrical power system, already precariously short of generation capacity, faces another problem – local residents who don’t want power plants or transmission lines in their neighbourhoods.

In Toronto, Mississauga, Newmarket and Collingwood, local residents backed by groups such as Stop Transmission Lines Over People (STOP) have caused municipalities to rethink support for new electrical facilities and developers to cancel projects.

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Coal comes clean

Once a dirty, low-tech energy source, the coal industry is reinventing itself, thanks to a scientific and engineering revolution that is sweeping the world. A new generation of coal plants, cleaner than most gas-fired plants, is now in operation in the United States, Japan and Europe, with even cleaner plants under development.

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Government anti-coal stance shortsighted says Energy Probe

The McGuinty government is jeopardizing the province’s energy security by refusing to study new, clean coal technologies, says the executive director of Energy Probe.  

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Coal may be in vogue again

Alberta’s Energy Minister Greg Melchin believes coal, whether we like it or not, is poised to become the most important fuel in Canada’s future.

And he’s not reluctant to say that in Ontario, where the government has vowed to shut all coal-fired plants by 2009. And where the Ministry of Energy estimates nearly 700 people a year die from pollution caused by coal plants, and where more than 300,000 suffer illnesses.

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Energy policy in Ontario

 

Ontario Energy Association
Breakfast Series"Energy Policy in Ontario:
Some Perspectives on the Road Ahead"
Debate between:
Jack Gibbons, Ontario Clean Air Alliance
And
Tom Adams, Energy Probe

(Opening statement presentation notes)
Tom Adams, Energy Probe

March 8, 2006


The presentation given by Tom Adams to the Ontario Energy Association Breakfast Series follows below:

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