Category Archives: Coal

Lawrence Solomon: Fantasies about global warming and other delusions will fare poorly in 2015

2015 will see more ethnic groups within today’s cobbled-together countries successfully assert their autonomy, with the greatest changes occurring in the Middle East. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Hottest year ever?! Climate doomsayers may have hit the panic button a little too early

Global warming doomsayers have issues confronting reality. Continue reading

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Parker Gallant: Thunder Bay, gored with the Wynne

(November 24, 2013) Seen by the Liberals and Environmental Defence (ED) as a breath taking moment for Ontario, the high priest of Global Warming, Al Gore arrived in Toronto to heap praise on the Premier and the Ontario Liberal Party at an event at MaRS Discovery District on November 21, 2013. Continue reading

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Old King Coal

(March 19, 2012) Listen to Energy Probe’s Parker Gallant on “Demon Coal” – in an in-depth look at the fossil fuel that made the industrial revolution happen, it’s demonization in the 21st century, and why coal is still a fuel of the future. Continue reading

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Academics: Aliens may threaten to destroy Earth

Columnist Robin Beres asks, if aliens were coming to judge us for fossil fuel use, wouldn’t they have passed sentence several hundred years ago for, say, coal. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Tyranny of the north

(August 19, 2011) Venezuela’s dictator, Hugo Chavez, was in the news this week for brashly announcing an expropriation of the mineral rights of the citizens of his country. We don’t seize private property that way in our democracy. We seize it silently and in plain sight, as seen in the province of Alberta, which so deftly passed stealth legislation two years ago that most Albertans are only now discovering the government’s audacious takeover of their property rights. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Ontario power lesson

(Oct. 13, 2010) Notes for a speech that Ontario’s Opposition leader could give, but won’t, on the state of the province’s electricity sector. Continue reading

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