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America Should Avoid Germany’s Failed Energy Policy

Jared Meyer — Manhattan Institute — December 1, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency’s new proposed ozone regulations, released the day before Thanksgiving, will raise the price of American energy by forcing new requirements on utilities, coal, oil, and natural gas. The new regulations, out for proposed comment, would limit ozone pollution to between 65 and […]

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Germany’s Green Energy Policies Making Electricity a “Luxury” — Welcome to Ontario’s Future

Thomas Lifson — American Thinker — September 15, 2014 The German weekly magazine Der Spiegel is not exactly known as a conservative outfit.  But Germany’s green energy policies have proven so disastrous that the magazine is writing that electricity is becoming a luxury good, owing to the vast expense and inefficiency of the wind, solar, […]

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Germany is a cautionary tale of how energy polices can harm the economy while doing nothing for the environment

Despite Germany’s shift to renewable solar and wind energies, and amid a recession, its carbon emissions rose by 1.8pc last year Bruno Waterfield — The Telegraph — January 16, 2014 Germanys shift to renewable energy was once Angela Merkel’s flagship policy – now it has become her biggest headache. “For me, the most urgent problem […]

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Liberal Party of Ontario 101

  Liberal Party of Ontario 101 – It’s getting colder because the earth is warming up – We’re encouraging more business by jacking up hydro rates – Our economy is getting stronger because more people are out of work – We care about all Ontarians (Who live in the 416 area code) – Resource-rich province […]

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Europe’s Green Energy Policy ‘Bordering On Disaster’

Europe may see itself as the globe’s green paragon, but its energy policies are a mess bordering on a disaster. Tip o’ the hat to Sherri Lange (NAPAW) for this article. Walter Russell Mead — The GW Policy Foundation — October 17, 2013 Pushing through wind and solar energy while snubbing its own shale resources […]

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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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European Green Movement on Verge of Collapse Due to Failed Climate Change and Global Warming Policies

Virtual Strategy — Calgary, Alberta — May 2013 Dr. Benny Peiser of the UK Global Warming Policy Foundation reports that EU energy prices have skyrocketed, families have been forced into energy poverty; meanwhile the EU carbon market has collapsed with no evidence of healthier environment or ‘abundant’ green jobs, so European manufacturing is fleeing to […]

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Independent researcher finds similarities between wind industry and government wind policies

Independent researcher Brett Horner, who regularly performs detailed audits of documents and research papers, has examined documents from both Health Canada and CanWEA and found many similarities, he says.  He has written an open letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the MInister of Health so “informed Canadians” are aware that certain statements are not […]

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Obama’s Walt Disney energy policies: Wishes upon stars won’t make energy dreams come true – but will bring nightmares

Paul Driessen — Canada Free Press — December 11, 2012 In Walt Disney’s 1940 animated film “Pinocchio,” woodcarver Geppetto dreams that his wooden marionette will turn into a real boy. Geppetto’shopes are immortalized in the song “When You Wish Upon a Star,” which begins: “When you wish upon a star/ Makes no difference who you […]

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McGuinty chooses odd targets

Jim Merriam, Toronto Sun — June 2, 2012 It’s a lot of fun watching Premier Dad using his newfound spine. Nobody knows if he found it lying around the office at Queen’s Park, or finally just grew it all by himself. It’s not as if the leader of the Dalton Gang was totally without a […]

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Deal with climate reality as it unfolds

Policymakers have quietly given up trying to cut ­carbon dioxide emissions Bob Carter — Financial Post — May 23, 2012 Over the last 18 months, policymakers in Canada, the U.S. and Japan have quietly abandoned the illusory goal of preventing global warming by reducing carbon dioxide emissions. Instead, an alternative view has emerged regarding the […]

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The Deepening Crisis of Europe’s Climate Policy

Benny Peiser, EUCERS — May 18, 2012    (From The Global Warming Policy Foundation) The EU’s unilateral climate policies face a deepening crisis. Given the manifest reluctance of the world’s big emitters to accept any legally binding carbon targets and in face of our economic crisis, Europe should undertake a comprehensive review of its economically damaging […]

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Perth County takes lead on wind turbine policies

Jeff Heuchert — Stratford Gazette — May 9, 2012 Perth County’s planning department is taking the lead on a report that aims to bring consistency to how its lower-tier municipalities handle new wind turbine developments. Planning director Dave Hanly said he didn’t wish  “to get embroiled in the controversy with turbines, whether they’re good or […]

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Mark your calendars — Plan to attend coalition meeting

The time has come for rural Ontario to put it’s foot down and say, “ENOUGH”! Join with the other forgotten and outraged residents of Ontario in Aboyne (Fergus) — May 29th @ 7 pm. County councillors have called for a meeting that asks all county residents, plus anyone else from rural Ontario, to discuss what they […]

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Blame for hydro rates lies in one place

North Bay Nugget — April 20, 2012 No one has done more to inflate your hydro bill than Dalton McGuinty, PC Energy Critic and Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli said today.  With the Ontario Energy Board’s recent price announcement, residential electricity prices have now officially doubled since 2003, from 4.3 cents per kilowatt hour to 8.8 […]

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