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(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
(October 30, 2019) Energy blogger Parker Gallant looks at a day of wind in October and finds that just one day provides a good example of what wind turbines do on spring and fall days. While ratepayers take a beating, the president of CanWEA talks up wind’s reliability and low-cost! Continue reading
Wind and solar have become the fossils of the energy industry; oil, gas and coal remain the fuels of the future. Continue reading
Tonight! March 27, 8:30 pm @Green_Beanery – stop by for our new Grounds for Thought discussion. Join Shawn-Patrick Stensil of Greenpeace as he focuses on the Pickering problem and why he wants nuclear power out of Ontario’s energy mix. Continue reading
(November 28, 2017) The Ontario PC’s energy plan doubles down on a couple of poor policies.
Since his pullout in June, Trump has repeatedly reaffirmed the wisdom of pulling out of the “bad deal” for the U.S. that was Paris. Continue reading
Among coal’s virtues is its small ecological footprint, in startling contrast to the clodhoppers that are renewable energy. Continue reading
A new report from the C.D. Howe Institute finds Ontario’s green energy policies have yielded moderate environmental gains while drastically increasing energy prices. Continue reading
(April 12, 2017) Political meddling has undermined the province’s electricity sector.