Category Archives: Costs, Benefits and Risks

Parker Gallant: Ontario’s environmental commissioner, serving the public or simply sucking up?

(October 14, 2013) On October 10, 2013, Ontario Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller released his 194-page annual report titled, “Serving the Public,” and backed it up with a “supplement” that ran to 247 pages. His press conference at 10 a.m. on that day attracted little attention resulting in only minor media coverage. Continue reading

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Parker Gallant: Who really sets Ontario’s Energy Policies?

(October 7, 2013) In Ontario it’s a well-known fact that the Green Energy and Green Economy Act (GEA) was developed because a small group of people convinced a past Energy Minister, George Smitherman, it was needed. That group, the Green Energy Act Alliance (GEAA), even claim they helped him write the Act! Continue reading

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Parker Gallant: Ontario’s Ministry of Energy creates Canada’s biggest Ponzi scheme

(October 1, 2013) The press release on September 24, 2013, from the Attorney General’s (AG) office was headlined: “Attorney General recovers $17 million for Victims of Ponzi Scheme” and went on to describe how the money had been seized and sent to the American authorities with respect to a US orchestrated “Ponzi Scheme”. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Let’s play Chicken Little

(September 23, 2013) Insurance is the last refuge of the global warming true believer. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Polar bears like it hot

(March 7, 2013) Canada’s polar bears are also thriving thanks to a free market in bears. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon on the failure of global-warming alarmists to rally the public

(March 11, 2013) The Wall Street Journal’s Notable & Quotable section highlights Lawrence Solomon’s column for the Financial Post on global warming and the barometer of public opinion. Continue reading

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Whom to believe on global warming?

(March 12, 2013) David T. Koyzis, a Professor of Political Science at Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Ontario looks at the continuing controversy over climate change and the validity of conflicting reports; in this instance, Koyzis compares a recent Financial Post column by Lawrence Solomon with “Where Has All the Ice Gone?”, a blog by Emily E. Adams for the Washington-based environmental think-tank Earth Policy Institute. Continue reading

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Look at the graph to see the evidence of global warming

(March 9, 2013) Is the world truly in the grip of runaway global warming, or is this belief based on a colossal misreading of the scientific evidence? “One reason why it is so vital for us to understand this, of course, has been all those devastating political responses to this fear, which promise to change our way of life out of recognition,” writes the noted U.K. Sunday Telegraph columnist, Christopher Booker, in this piece quoting Lawrence Solomon. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Green power failure

(May 11, 2012) Climate mania impoverishes electricity customers worldwide. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Insured disaster

(November 21, 2011) The insurance industry has been behind the global-warming fraud since the 1970s. Continue reading

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