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Robert Lyman is an economist with 37 years of service to the Canadian government.

Oil and gas resources – The realities climate alarm cannot avoid – Part One

A central thesis of those who advocate for complete “decarbonization” of the global energy economy is that the world’s reserves of oil and natural gas are steadily declining and becoming far too expensive to produce.1 The “end of oil” story has been published many times over several decades, and by repetition alone has become broadly accepted in the media and by many in government. The purpose of this series of essays is to examine what the best available expert analysis indicates about the present and potential future of oil and natural gas resources and what this means for the climate policy [...]

By , |2022-04-07T22:07:34-04:00April 11th, 2022|Energy|0 Comments

The army’s climate obsession is a disgrace

The United States Army has just published its climate strategy. In the foreword, Secretary of the Army Christine Wormuth, holder of a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Williams College and a former civilian employee of the Department of Defense, proudly stated that “The army must adapt across our entire enterprise and purposefully pursue greenhouse gas mitigation strategies to reduce climate risks. If we do not take action now, across our installations, acquisition and logistics, and training, our options to mitigate these risks will become more constrained with each passing year.” One might wonder why, as Russian troops invade [...]

By , |2022-03-17T14:11:27-04:00March 21st, 2022|Climate|Comments Off on The army’s climate obsession is a disgrace