Ex-Alberta Liberal Leader Declares Tax Revolt Over Deadbeat Fossils’ $173M Debt to Rural Municipalities

By The Energy Mix The Interior/Wikimedia Commons A former opposition politician in Alberta is calling for a tax revolt after Premier Jason Kenney sided with deadbeat fossils against the rural municipalities they’re depriving of C$173 million in local tax revenue.Ex-provincial Liberal leader David Swann declared Wednesday that he won’t pay his own property taxes until…

The challenge of sources – energy matrix (Brazil)

By Rafael Herzberg The challenge of sources – energy matrix (Brazil)Each client (residential, business or institutional) contracts the energy source they want. The choice depends, of course, on the price, conditions and the perception of the associated image, especially with respect to sustainability.Thus, it is up to the independent system operator to dispatch the power…

The Decade Ahead: Energy, Transportation, and Climate Action

By Jacquie Ashmore Some decades make their mark more than others. As we cross the threshold of the 2020s, there’s no doubt this decade will be a game-changer for our climate as the stakes grow catastrophically higher with each passing year.If global warming is the ultimate disrupter, how will it fundamentally change our power and…

Climate Politics Capitol Light (41)

By Joel Stronberg Climate, Politics/Capitol Light©, is a service of The JBS Group and Civil Notion January 25, 2020The Trump administration has gone to great pains to purge Obama-era science advisers from federal advisory boards and replace them with their own. Trump’s scientists seem to have the integrity many of his administrative appointees, e.g., EPA…

Updated Carbon Offsets

By John Benson This is a brief post to let readers know that I just updated “Carbon Offsets”, which was originally posted last April. This was a minor updated.I will reference this paper in the paper that I plan to post week after next, and its content is a major portion of this paper. Thus…

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