Environment

— May 28, 2024
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Halfway Between Kyoto and 2050: Zero Carbon Is a Highly Unlikely Outcome finds that the federal government’s plan to achieve “net-zero” carbon emissions by 2050 is impractical and unrealistic.

— Apr 18, 2024
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Extreme Weather and Climate Change

Extreme Weather and Climate Change finds that contrary to claims by many climate activists and politicians, extreme weather events—including forest fires, droughts, floods and hurricanes—are not increasing in frequency or intensity.

— Nov 23, 2023
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Can Metal Mining Match the Speed of the Planned Electric Vehicle Transition? finds that, to meet international government mandates for electric vehicles (EV), 388 new mines must be built to produce the metals required for EV production.

— Oct 31, 2023
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A Review of Electric Vehicle Consumer Subsidies in Canada finds that government subsidies for electric vehicle purchases are an extremely costly way to try to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Canada.

— Sep 12, 2023
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Wrong Move at the Wrong Time: Economic Impacts of the New Federal Building Energy Efficiency Mandates is a new study that finds the cost of a newly constructed home in Canada will increase by $55,000, on average, by 2030 as a result of the federal government’s proposed energy efficiency regulations for buildings. Crucially, the stricter building regulations will only reduce Canada’s total emissions by 0.9 per cent.

— Jun 22, 2023
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Models or Measures of Climate Change: Why Does It Matter?

Models or Measures of Climate Change: Why Does It Matter? is a new study that finds predictive climate models, in which speculative scenarios of future social and economic trends are used to estimate future greenhouse-gas emissions, over-estimate both atmospheric warming and greenhouse gas emissions.

— Jun 1, 2023
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Canada’s GHG Cap on the Oil and Gas Industry Is All Pain With No Gain

Canada’s GHG Cap on the Oil and Gas Industry Is All Pain With No Gain finds that the federal government’s planned cap on greenhouse gas emissions, which will inevitably reduce oil and gas production in Canada, will cost the Canadian economy at least $44.8 billion in 2030—without any substantive effect on global emissions.

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