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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Monsieur Hulot’s Mid-Life Crisis

The resignation of the French Ecology Minister made waves not only in France, and rightly so. As number two in the government, and its most popular member by far, Hulot’s resignation, announced spontaneously during a radio interview, has given…

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“They were lucky no polar bears spotted them”

“Arctic ice claims another ship – this time with a sinking,” reads the headline. Canadian Coast Guard rescues 2 passengers from sinking sailboat stranded on ice floe “An 11 meter sailboat was crushed and sunk by Arctic ice in the…

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The Law Versus Logic – A Review of the Federal Court of Appeal Decision on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2018 Robert Lyman is an Ottawa energy policy consultant.  He worked as a public servant for 27 years; prior to that he spent 10 years … Continue reading via Friends of Science Calgary August 31,…

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Pipeline Fury: Alberta Withdraws from Canada’s National Climate Plan

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Premier Rachel Notley has just announced Alberta’s withdrawal from Federal carbon pricing, though she plans to keep the state carbon tax. Premier Rachel Notley pulls Alberta out of federal climate plan over Trans Mountain ruling…

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