GHG emissions

2:45AM
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Fossil fuels not going away anytime soon

Fossil fuels still supply 80 per cent of the world’s energy.


9:10AM
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Ottawa’s cap-and-trade plan long on costs, light on environmental benefits

According to the plan, the oil and gas sector must reduce emissions by up to 38 per cent by 2030.


3:30AM
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Politicians clueless about implications of ‘net zero’ crusade

Electricity satisfies only a modest slice—roughly one-fifth—of Canada’s total primary energy demand.


9:30AM
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Another federal mandate, another increase in costs

The government plans to raise the cost of what the government purchases.


9:18AM
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Quebec creates its own state-sponsored environmental problems

Since the 1960s, the steel industry has been the recipient of provincial government largesse.


8:48AM
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Net-zero—the pathway to Canadian decline

Our energy mix relies heavily on fossil fuels and we can’t go “net-zero” without cutting our energy use.


6:00AM
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Most other OECD countries have milder climates and higher population densities, which results in lower energy needs.


8:55AM
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The problem with Alberta’s cap is that, like much of the Alberta Climate Leadership Plan, it’s arbitrary.


11:36AM
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Much of the proceeds from the cap-and-trade scheme will fuel more government spending.