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Difficult to invest in green energy in Canada without Big Oil

 “it is the traditional oil and gas companies that are constructing much of the green energy projects in the country.”   Next time you see someone protesting Tim Horton’s to get rid of Enbridge ads, point them to this article. — DQ Divestiture movement continues as organizations clean carbon holdings from portfolios Kyle Bakx — […]

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Germany to Cut Renewable Energy Support to lower consumer electricity bills

Plans are to build more coal and gas plants Martin Lynch (European News Editor) — May 8, 2013 — Industrial Info Resources Germany, one of Europe’s strongest supporters of green energy, is facing an overhaul of its renewable energy act that will see subsidies for renewable energy projects cut and more gas-fired power plants constructed. […]

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Group wants climate change warning labels on gas nozzles. The lunacy continues.

Group concerned about climate change proposes warning labels for gas nozzles Victor Ferreira — Ottawa Citizen — April 4, 2013 An environmental group focused on the dangers of climate change is lobbying for Canadian municipalities to pass bylaws that would require warning labels on gas station pump nozzles. Lawyer Robert Shirkey says the warning labels […]

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New Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli admits finding more secret documents on gas plants (What a surprise!!)

Rob Ferguson — The Toronto Star — February 21, 2013 A third load of secret documents on the controversial cancellation of gas-fired power plants in Mississauga and Oakville have suddenly been found, Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli admitted Thursday. The bombshell announcement left opposition parties incredulous just over a week into the administration of new Premier […]

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Why Expanded Alternative Energy Increases the Need for Natural Gas

John Miller — The Energy Collective — January 28, 2013 Renewable wind and solar power are important solutions to reducing carbon emissions.  These technologies have improved substantially in recent years.  Despite very significant advancements, wind and solar power costs continue to be greater than existing low carbon alternatives such as natural gas.  In addition expanding […]

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Why is Quixotes focussed on Big Wind and not Big Oil or Big Gas?

For some odd reason, those of us who are anti-wind have been made out to be the bad guys.  If you’re anti-wind, you must ‘hate the planet’.  You want to see our environment destroyed.  You’re in the pockets of Big Oil and Big Gas. I think it’s time to explain this issue and our battle […]

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Wind and Solar are Worse than Coal and cause the waste of gas

Viv Forbes — Canada Free Press — October 23, 2012 James Hansen, an outspoken world climate alarmist says: “Coal-fired power plants are factories of death”. The Australian Greens want a fast end to coal mining in Australia, and support a swift expansion of wind and solar power. As the Greens are part of the coalition which […]

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Environment Minister: Germany Needs More Coal, Gas Power Plants

Jan Hromadko – Dow Jones Newswire — Aug. 15, 2012 NEURATH, Germany–German Environment Minister Peter Altmaier said Wednesday the country will need to build more coal- and gas-fired power plants in coming years to ensure energy supplies, even as Germany is pursuing one of the world’s most ambitious climate protection strategies. Speaking at the opening […]

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UK — Gas rebranded as ‘green’ energy by EU

Victory for gas lobby as aims of €80bn EU renewable energy programme altered to channel money to ‘low-carbon’ fossil fuel Fiona Harvey — Environment correspondent, The Guardian (UK)  — May 29, 2012 Energy from gas power stations has been rebranded as a green, low-carbon source of power by a €80bn European Union programme, in a […]

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U.K. Energy bill expected to favour nuclear and gas over renewables

Government’s draft energy bill will replace current subsidies with complex new support system that may favour larger suppliers Fiona Harvey – Environmental correspondent — The Guardian U.K. — May 22, 2012 A dash for gas, a major fillip for nuclear power and blows to renewable energy – these are widely expected to be the contents of […]

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