Achtung, Ontario! Renewables are a money pit

Originally posted on Financial Post | Business:
Germany, the model for Ontario’s wind and solar developments, now regrets its spending spree Germany – the country on which Ontario modelled its approach to renewable energy development – has a $412-billion lesson for Ontario. That’s the amount the country has spent on subsidies in support of solar and…

Rapidly declining presence of climate change policy

Originally posted on SB Edition:
The climate change is finally hitting the modern society and political agenda. USA, China and Britain is highlighting the news with environmentalistic actions to upbeat the needs of climate change policy. ? America have recently committed to reduce the greenhouse gas by 30%  (from the coal-fired electricity generators) until 2030.…

Global Policy

Over the course of the last century, a series of economic, regional, international, societal and political factors have influenced the development of environmental policy, both for Canada and the global community.  The evidence is in the various policies and agreements that have emerged from government negotiations.  Within this post are the key global policy developments…

Ecosystem Management

The globalization of economy has given rise to new sector: ecosystem management.  And it is big business; politically and economically.  What Doyle and McEachern note is that nobody is on the same page when it comes to defining environment.  Cultural differences and varying economic outlooks generate broad spectrums of opinion on what it means to…