Category Archives: Climate Change

Lawrence Solomon: Paris is dead. The global warming deniers have won

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

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Grounds for Thought presents: Paris is dead

Join us for the return of the Grounds for Thought discussion night with our most controversial topic to date. Oh, it’s a doozy alright! Continue reading

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Ontario’s green energy experience: sobering lessons for sustainable climate change policies

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

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Lawrence Solomon: How Tesla’s Elon Musk became the master of fake business

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

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Lawrence Solomon: Why big business CEOs lean left on the Paris climate deal — and on most everything else

A little history would help explain why big business spoke almost as one in favour of sweeping regulation by the governments of the world. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: The Paris accord always was a sham

The accord allowed politicians to pay lip service meanwhile raising taxes in the name of the environment. Continue reading

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How Queen’s Park broke Ontario’s provincial electricity sector

(April 12, 2017) Political meddling has undermined the province’s electricity sector.

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