Category Archives: Costs, Benefits and Risks

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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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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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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