Monthly Archives: June 2014

It’s Time for a Serious Discussion: Tar Sands, Fossil Fuels, Keystones and Gateways, and Canada’s Alternative Futures

A 2013 report by the Pembina Institute suggests Canada could build a robust industry based on alternative energy, especially if government supports comparable to those lavished on the fossil fuel industry were provided.  Image © Pembina Institute It’s time.  Canadians need to begin the discussion that we have been avoiding having ever since the Harper … Continue reading »

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Climate Change Clarity, IPCC Comprehensibility, and More on Antarctic Deglaciation

The Stephen and Tony Show – finally some straight (if misguided) talk from Harper as he meets with new friend Abbott A number of factors have conspired to reduce my attention to this blog over the past six weeks, but the pause has given me a chance to reflect.  What topics deserve most of my … Continue reading »

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