Category Archives: Natural Resources

Lawrence Solomon: Can Earth handle 29 billion people? Easy

Natural resources don’t limit our population’s ability to grow ever larger. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Why environmentalists are the losers in Supreme Court land ruling

Natives do not view Canada’s north as a vast theme park. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: When Quebec will leave

(March 13, 2014) If Quebec becomes a have-province obliged to subsidize English Canada, Quebecers will vote for independence. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Harper’s mission

(February 3, 2012) He is the only PM in memory who has shown any spine in his dealings with China’s brutal plunderers. Continue reading

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The Politics of Alternative Energy (3): The Need for Public Ownership of the Carbon “Idea”

(July 4, 2011) “If in the long run we are the makers of our own fate, in the short run we are the captives of the ideas we have created”. These words of economist and political philosopher Friedrich Hayek’s today resonate loudly in the carbon “idea” – that the West should fast-track a low-carbon economy no matter what the socio-economic cost. Continue reading

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Israeli Oil: Black Gold in the Holy Land

(June 18, 2011) On Tuesday, June 14, Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. announced it has requested a petroleum exploration permit to develop large shale oil deposits in the Shfela Basin, 30 miles west of Jerusalem. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Israeli oil could bust the OPEC cartel

(June 13, 2011) The old energy order in the Middle East is crumbling and a new energy order is emerging to give the West some spine. In this new order, Israel is a major player. Continue reading

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