Category Archives: Energy Probe News

A 2nd Chernobyl

(August 19, 2022)  Who knows where the fallout from Zaporizhzhia, a nuclear power complex 50 percent larger than Chernobyl, might land?

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The impossible green dream

(July 12, 2022) Instead of refurbishing an old and deteriorating natural gas pipeline that has served Ottawa for 65 years, Ottawa is investing instead in a fantasy strategy it calls its Energy Evolution plan. Unfortunately, Ottawa is not alone in … Continue reading

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Ottawa is committing suicide

(June 24, 2022) Will Ottawa be the first capital city to die a woke death?

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Russia, Ukraine, NATO: What now?

(June 13, 2022) In every war the first casualty is always the truth.

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All that glitters isn’t green. Or renewable.

(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

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Planet Earth is healthier than ever, thanks to global warming

C02, while a blessing to Earth’s ecology, has been a curse to Earth’s economy.

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The city has been trying to rein in executive bonuses at Toronto Hydro. Last year the CEO took home a bonus of more than $640,000

Straddling both the private and public sectors, Toronto Hydro is tricky to define. Its executive payouts call into question: who runs the show? Energy Probe is quoted in this look at Hydro exec earnings by the Toronto Star’s Christine Dobby.

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The right wing will win Israel’s election Tuesday

In Israel, the Western world’s most right-wing country, the left isn’t really on the ballot.

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The Texas power failure and what to do about it

Unpacking the Texas power outage and how to avoid similar in future. Legal expert Andrew Roman breaks down what happened and how to increase reliability.

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Alberta’s winning hand

A principled leader would deliver sovereignty, or a Fair Deal within Canada.

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