Tag Archives: Climate Change

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. Advertisements

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Lawrence Solomon: Nature needs a hand

The tar sands sites will leave a lasting man-made legacy that will be more enjoyed by humans than the sullied lands they found. Continue reading

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Parker Gallant: The Chiarelli charade

Reading an April 27 interview in the Almaguin News with Ontario’s Energy Minister, Bob Chiarelli, gives one the impression that he resides in a state of mind the rest of Ontario’s residents don’t understand. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Global warming doomsayers take note: Earth’s 19th Little Ice Age has begun

(March 27, 2015) With a century of cold weather ahead, the public won’t buy that cold weather is caused by global warming.

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Parker Gallant: IESO’s windy forecasts: more will produce less

(March 26, 2015) The Independent Electricity System Operator’s quarterly “18 Month Outlook: An Assessment of the Reliability and Operability of the Ontario Electricity System” has this writer a bit rattled.

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Parker Gallant: Hydro One, blessed by the Ontario Energy Board

(March 12, 2015) Wow, another great day for Hydro One and another chance to sock it to Ontario’s ratepayers. The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) issued their ruling late today (March 12, 2015) on the Hydro One rate application and pretty … 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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