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Ontario’s Misguided Reliance on Renewable ‘Green’ Energy

Letters to the Editor — The Chronicle Journal — July 13, 2013 Ontario’s misguided reliance on renwable ‘green’ energy Saturday, July 13, 2013 Re Move to More Renewable Energy Will Save Lives — Viewpoint, July 6: The Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE) congratulates the Ontario government for committing to add 900 megawatts of […]

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Excellent article written on the Great Green Energy Disaster of Ontario

Natural Exit Rick Conroy — Wellington Times — July 12, 2013 Somewhere in Don Mills, I expect Premier Kathleen Wynne is quietly giving thanks to an old turtle. And, she is surely secretly praying that more Blanding’s turtles raise their bright yellow chins elsewhere in the province, in clear view of an environmental review tribunal. […]

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From Scotland Against Spin — “Let’s Call It Green”

Scotland Against Spin — July 6, 2013 Lets take a technology, spend billions on it, Pay for it from taxpayers and household bills, Drive up fuel poverty. Ignore the carbon footprint of extensive manufacturing per turbine, Create toxic lakes mining for the rare metals required, Don’t count the cost of the steel and concrete manufactured, Don’t […]

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Australia — Climate change turning desert green

ABC News (Australia) — July 4, 2013 New research shows that global warming is turning the far west desert green. Findings by the CSIRO reveal that rising levels of carbon dioxide make plants in arid regions like Broken Hill grow bigger leaves. Research scientist Dr Randall Donohue says outback foliage initially expands to trap more […]

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Green Energy hurts the poor

E. Calvin Beisner — World Mag.com — July 3, 2013 Four reasons why President Barack Obama’s policy on reducing carbon dioxide emissions is wrong: Applying global warming assumptions: If we eliminate all U.S. carbon dioxide emissions, we’ll only reduce global temperature in the year 2100 by 1/3 of a degree F. A forced transition to “green” […]

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World Council for Nature: Green Policies causing more devastation than at any other time since the dawn of civilization

” If indeed the planet is at risk, it is from the corrupt alliance of “green” charlatans, subsidy-sucking speculators, and politicians. Together, they have created a monster which is causing more devastation worldwide than there has been in 5,000 years of civilisation.” – Mark Duchamp June 18, 2013 LETTER OF SUPPORT TO THE AUSTRALIAN RALLY AGAINST […]

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Russell Taylor — In praise of our green and pleasant land

June 18, 2013 I’ve just returned from a short break in Devon, which has to be one of the loveliest places on earth. If there is a God, then He can surely be seen in Devon’s rolling patchwork of fields and flowering hedgerows. It’s a landscape that stirs a pride of country as great as […]

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Climate NGO Quits Australia as ‘Green’ Politics Turn Sour

Giles Parkinson — REnew Economy — June 7, 2013 The Climate Group, one of the world’s biggest NGOs working in the climate space, is withdrawing from Australia, citing the “unfavourable” policy environment. The Climate Group, which has offices in the US, China, Europe and India, founded its Australian offices in 2005. It has been heavily […]

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The UK Green Energy Policy is in Shambles

Andrew McKillop — Market Oracle –May 17, 2013 GREEN TAPE AND BUSINESS DONT MIX BusinessEurope president Jürgen Thumann speaking to EurActiv at the European Business Summit, May 15, squarely blamed the European Commission for “the negative effects of green tape”, also saying EU regulations create ‘unnecessary burdensome legislative instruments in climate, energy and environment policies’. […]

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Going green in the justice system — your smile to start the week

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Ontario’s Green Disaster — Pursuit of windpower particularly ill-considered

Ross R McKitrick and Kenneth P. Green – Financial Post — May 1, 2013 The province could soon top North America in electricity costs In 2009 the Ontario government passed the Green Energy Act (GEA), with the aim of increasing the province’s use of renewable energy such as wind and solar power, biofuels, and small-scale […]

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Is going green destroying the lives of locals?

By: Taryn Kane — Fox News Center — April 29, 2013 ALBANY, N.Y. — Huge wind turbines are dotting the landscape in New York and Massachusetts, producing megawatts of green energy. So why would people living near these giant windmills want them out? While green energy has become a priority in many states, those who […]

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The Big Green Killing Machine — Climate alarmism has killed millions of people across the globe and continues to do so every year

(Editor’s Note:  If you read only ONE opinion piece, today, tomorrow, next week, or next month, this should be the one.   Stay with it to the end.  Pointman shines.  — DQ) Optimism, Blogging, and the Big Green Killing Machine Pointman — April 5, 2013 [Excerpt] …  Before kicking around the question of my optimism, I […]

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Suncor risks reputation in fight for green

Chris Cooke — First Monday — April 2, 2013 Suncor Energy can tell us “renewable is part of its integrated energy strategy”. But the real strategy is to make money. And there is a lot of green in green. And that’s the only reason the energy giant is picking a fight with the residents and […]

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UK — The £9million bonus bonanza dished out to green energy bureaucrats

(Editor’s Note:  Well this certainly answers a lot of questions.  I wonder if such bonuses are paid out in Ontario? — DQ) Daniel Martin — Daily Mail — March 30, 2013 In 2011/12  £9,072,483 was spent on bonuses and other payments One official received £12,000, while others got £7,000 plus This is a 156% increase […]

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