Category Archives: Costs, Benefits and Risks

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. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Hooray! There’s reason to celebrate that CO2 levels are still rising

No index better encapsulates the planet’s well-being than global CO2 levels. Continue reading

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5 reasons to oppose Ontario’s cap and trade proposal

(December 11, 2015) Our letter to Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change on why a cap and trade program is a poor idea.

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Lawrence Solomon: Anglosphere leads on global warming

Recognizing its early mistakes, the English-speaking world is abandoning its infatuation with climate change theory. Continue reading

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Parker Gallant: Energy poverty in Ontario Chapter 1

(March 1, 2015) The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) annually puts out a consumer chart with the questions/issues most often asked about.

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Parker Gallant: Liberal gas plant report: keep moving folks, nothing to see here!

(February 22, 2015) MPP Shafiq Oaadri, Chair, of the Standing Committee on Justice Policy presented the “Liberal” member’s perspective to the Legislature on “The Cancellation and Relocation of the Gas Plants and Document Retention Issues” several days ago.

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‘About Face!’ New book promotes increasing atmospheric CO2

A new book makes the case for adding more CO2 to earth’s atmosphere. Continue reading

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