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Lawrence Solomon: Yes, our environmental group is ‘controversial’; we’re also usually proven right

Throughout the decades, we’ve been considered mavericks because we challenged the conventional wisdom; in virtually every area, we’ve been proven right over time. Energy Probe responds to, “A Look into Canada’s Most Controversial Environmental Organization,” a recent news piece about the organization’s connection to a coffee shop in the Annex. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Don’t be fooled into fearing the coming robot revolution

The present path may seem to have an inexorable direction. But the past provides a better guide. Continue reading

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California dreamin’ in Ontario

Ontario’s cap and trade backers are excited for the billions of dollars in new money the scheme will create. California shows why the reality might be much different. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Give humans some credit for creating species, not just blame for harming them

More benign than nature, and more sentimental about protecting species, humanity deserves more recognition. Continue reading

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I knew Jane Jacobs, and everything urban lefties say about her is wrong

Jane was anything but anti-development and anti-change. Her thinking transcended cities to include economic development and wealth creation generally. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Fill ‘er up, with people

(January 16, 2014) Traffic congestion would disappear if the government regulations that cause it were abolished. Continue reading

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Hydro Ottawa halts replacement of older smart meters

(January 8, 2014) The move follows an Ontario Energy Board ruling that stops the utility from billing customers for cost. “Replacing meters while they are still functional simply because there is new technology available is a never-ending cycle,” Energy Probe said in its submission. “There will always be something new tomorrow.” Continue reading

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