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Energy Probe believes that the transportation sector holds the greatest potential for energy conservation because it operates the least on market principles. The automobile is especially subsidized in direct and indirect ways, most markedly via free roads and in government … Continue reading
(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.
(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 … Continue reading
To pay for the 57 beneficiary programs, cap and trade was taking $2 billion a year out of the productive economy. Continue reading
Global warming is so yesterday. There’s pretty much nothing the public cares less about than climate change. Continue reading
Electric vehicles are for city folk. For most rural residents, their role is to give, give, give. Continue reading
Musk’s genius is primarily in the subsidy-seeking realm. By 2015, U.S. governments alone had given his companies US$5 billion through direct grants, tax breaks, cut-rate loans, tax credits and rebates. Continue reading
(December 2, 2016) Ontario’s Auditor General tells the public what’s really going to happen when the province introduces its cap and trade program. Hint: it’s not pretty.
Lawrence Solomon gives himself a performance assessment and it’s “pretty good”. Continue reading
(April 27, 2015) Hydro One Inc. will face private-sector challenges from which it is currently immune when Ontario’s government sheds a 60% stake in the electricity transmission and distribution utility in an IPO.