Introduction The 2019/2020 blockades of the Canadian railway lines by certain indigenous occupiers set the precedent for the 2022 truckers’ blockades of Ottawa, the Windsor-Detroit Ambassador Bridge and other trade-sensitive locations in […]
All that Glitters Isn’t Green. Or Renewable.
Green energy, green cars, green jobs, green policies, cleaner and greener – notice how everything green is good? Today, “green” is not just a colour, it is a synonym for “good”; as […]
Is There Light at the End of the Omicron Tunnel?
I wish all my readers a happy, healthy 2022. New knowledge of Covid-19 often suggests new policies that contradict existing policies. A prime example is the early advice not to wear masks, […]
My article today in the Energy Regulation Quarterly on Canada’s Net Zero Target Legislation
For those of you with an interest in climate change challenges and laws, here today’s publication, in the Energy Quarterly Review, of my critique of the Canadian law that set our CO2 […]
The ‘Climate Emergency’: Another Apocalyptic Prophesy?
Introduction Public anxiety about climate change does not arise from scientific study of the Earth’s centuries-long cycles of ice ages and global warming. Rather, that anxiety arises because so many people assume […]
“Beware!” the professor warned, of the Single Factor Theory! “What is that, and why should I care?”, I thought. That was in 1960. I was an 18 year old second year university […]
When Will Canada Get The COVID-19 Vaccine? At What Price?
Keeping the world in lockdown is not a long-term solution for Covid-19. It’s time to think ahead. The lockdown will gradually have to be lifted, creating new risks of infection. We […]
The Washington Times Headline: “Coronavirus hype biggest political hoax in history”.
The Washington Times (not to be confused with the Washington Post) has published two recent articles with that “hoax” story. This is one of them: Washington Times This article makes two […]
Covid-19: How Are We Doing?
The media coverage of COVID-19 infections and deaths by country has been running along the bottom of our TV screens every day. But what do the bare numbers and their interpretations in […]
Why I Hope I Have Been Infected with the Coronavirus
No, it’s not because I am suicidal No, it’s not because I’m so macho at age 77 that I think I’m invincible. Here’s why.