Natural gas is coal’s only real alternative

Natural gas offers an enormous opportunity for a cleaner atmosphere

Natural gas is coal’s only real alternativeOn the final day of the June 2015 G7 summit in Germany, host Chancellor Angela Merkel announced the leaders had agreed on the need to “decarbonize the global economy in the course of this century.” Environmental activists were exultant. A week later, Pope Francis issued an Encyclical calling for the world to come together to…

The moral hypocrisy behind the anti-fossil fuel movement

The reality is that end users, including environmentalists, contribute the largest proportion of global GHG emissions

The moral hypocrisy behind the anti-fossil fuel movementSince the dawn of the Industrial Revolution in the mid 1700’s, fossil fuels have transformed mankind’s journey in almost every conceivable way. Agricultural production has soared, transportation was revolutionized, electrical power enabled breathtaking technological advancements and petro-chemistry has provided synthetic materials for the manufacture of everything from fertilizers to plastics to clothing and even heart…

Media fails to provide perspective on Conservatives’ economic record

Canada remains the only G-7 nation besides Germany not facing a major deficit

Media fails to provide perspective on Conservatives’ economic recordSeveral years ago, a Globe and Mail Report on Business article highlighted the newspaper’s commitment to providing “perspective” in its news stories. I have long considered that a laudable and necessary component of professional journalism. Unfortunately, it’s all too rare in today’s print and electronic media. One of the most egregious examples of failure to present…

Frankenfood follies put world at peril

GMOs may be the only way to avoid catastrophic global water and food shortages

Frankenfood follies put world at perilDownload this column for your publication or website VICTORIA, BC Jun 2, 2015/ Troy Media/ - The UN’s annual World Water Development Report, published in March, warned that unless the balance between demand and supplies is restored the world will face a “global water deficit” of 40 per cent by 2030. Two weeks ago, protestors…

Canada’s healthcare system financially unsustainable

The only country in the world that forbids competition with the public healthcare system

Canada’s healthcare system financially unsustainableCanada’s healthcare system financially unsustainable FREE to subscribers VICTORIA, BC, Mar 3, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Here’s a little thought quiz to start your week. Which of the following characteristics come to mind when you hear the term monopoly service: efficient, customer-oriented, innovative, high quality, low cost? If you answered “none of the above”, you…
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