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B.C. budget abandons any hope for efficient carbon tax

(Troy Media) Subsidizing green projects with revenue from carbon taxes may be politically popular but it’s fundamentally misguided policy

Environment-friendly “plyscrapers” blocked by red tape

(Troy Media) The USDA estimates every four storeys would save the same amount of carbon emissions as created by 500 cars every year

Another blow to pipeline projects in Canada

(Troy Media) The NEB plans to judge a project on the greenhouse gas emissions of the people who produce the oil, as well as those who eventually consume it

Houston, we have a problem

(Troy Media) While scientists are cautious about attributing any particular weather event to global warming, the trend is ominous, particularly as sea levels rise

The search for Trans Mountain’s 15,000 construction jobs

BUSINESS/POLITICS (Troy Media) Why would elected officials promote a construction jobs figure six times Kinder Morgan’s actual number?

Uber, open skies, free markets mean better energy efficiency

ENVIRONMENT (Troy Media) Open markets and free trade help consumers economize on energy consumption while reducing CO2 emissions

Ontarians pay a high price for power system mess

POLITICS (Troy Media) Years of government mismanagement of the power sector must be corrected or families will continue to suffer

A measured, rational response to climate change is possible

ENVIRONMENT (Troy Media) The risks can be managed using conventional policies, engineering, and research and development – and without all the hysteria

B.C.’s Sunshine Coast gets a taste of the raging wildfires

ROBINSON (Troy Media) 70 years of Smokey the Bear and aggressive wildfire suppression efforts filled the forests with a tinder load just waiting to blow

Barring the gates is no long-term solution for our parks

FIRBY (Troy Media) The popularity of Canada’s parks and protected areas is creating problems that will require more than simply banning people to solve