Media Release - The Environmental State of Canada – May 14, 2013
Ben Eisen and Romy Yourex examine a number of performance measures to assess important trends surrounding the health and vitality of Canada’s natural environment.
Media Release - Barry Cooper Reviews Bricker and Ibbitson’s The Big Shift – May 10, 2013
Professor Barry Cooper reviews Bricker and Ibbitson’s book The Big Shift and discusses the implications for Canadian identity and over all policy.
Media Release - Eco-Fascists – April 25, 2013
Professor Barry Cooper reviews Elizabeth Nickson’s controversial 2012 book about “eco-fascism” and considers its implications for policy development in Canada.
Media Release - Earth Day's Credibility Damaged by Dominance of Climate Activists – April 22, 2013
Ottawa, Canada, April 22, 2013: "Earth Day participants must distance themselves from the climate scare or risk the event degenerating into irrelevance,” said Tom Harris, executive director of the Ottawa-based International Climate Science Coalition (ICSC). Noting the intense climate focus in this year’s Earth Day Network advertising, Harris warned, “As the hypothesis that humanity’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are causing dangerous global warming falls into disrepute, all those associated with the climate alarm will also lose credibility.”
ICSC Media Release - Premier Redford's Washington DC Brookings Institute Presentation Helps Opponents – April 10, 2013
ICSC Media Release from Tom Harris.
ICSC Media Release - “Earth Hour” Should be Replaced with 'Energy Hour' – March 22, 2013
Media Release from International Climate Science Coalition. (ICSC)
Media Release - Evolutionary biologist to debunk Polar Bear misconceptions at University of Toronto – August 13, 2012
Media Release - How Biofuels are Damaging The Environment – May 4, 2012
Frontier's Eric Merkley argues that increased biofuel production can have negative consequences for the environment, including harm to water quality.
Media Release - Case Studies in Pricing-Based Carbon Controls – February 29, 2012
Eric Merkley, Ben Eisen and Kenneth Green examine the consequences of carbon taxes and cap-and-trade policies.
Media Release - International Climate Science Coalition Supports Canada’s Decision to Formally Withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol – December 14, 2011
The Canadian Government’s decision to formally withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol is an important victory for common sense and one we hope all Canadians will applaud,” said Tom Harris, executive director of ICSC which is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.
Media Release - The Myth of North American Carbon Reduction Laggards – November 29, 2011
This policy study demonstrates that population and economic growth are important determinants of greenhouse gas emissions trajectories in affluent countries.
Media Release - Getting Society off the Climate Change Bandwagon – February 8, 2011
Tom Harris reviews the current state of research in the field of climate science. He finds that there is no consensus in the area, and that many qualified experts dispute predictions of an impending climate crisis.
Media Release - Environmental Policy and Unintended Consequences – May 31, 2010
Well-meaning efforts by governments to protect the environment can backfire, resulting in severe harm to human beings and, in some instances, to the natural environment regulators sought to protect.
Media Release - Opportunism and Exploitation – February 16, 2010
Ben Eisen analyzes the intellectual roots of climate change alarmism, and concludes that radical environmentalism is best viewed as part of a broader, centuries old critique of liberal civilization.
Media Release - Poll: Postpone Copenhagen Treaty – December 10, 2009
According to a new COMPAS poll, most Canadians prefer to hold off on signing a global warming treaty in Copenhagen; reasons include concern over the economy and doubts about the sureness of the science.
Media Release - Thinking Sensibly About Recycling and the Environment – December 1, 2009
Recycling has become the balm du jour for the environmental concerns of landfill overflow, resource extraction, and resource scarcity. However looking quantitatively at the magnitudes of these problems and the real potential for recycling to alleviate them suggests we shouldn’t push the recycling policy button as enthusiastically as we currently do.
Media Release - Improving Life from Telecommuting – October 6, 2009
Spurred by advances in information technology, especially the spread of broadband services, telecommuting is already the fastest growing mode of getting from home to work.
Media Release: Frontier Centre releases 2009 Environmental Indicators Index – June 17, 2009
According to the most important indicators of environmental progress, the condition of Canada’s natural environment is improving, and our natural resources are being sustainably managed.
Media Release - 50 European Civil Society Groups Urge Governments to Reject Siren Song on Climate Change – December 1, 2008
A new report released by a coalition of over 50 European civil society groups warns that a cap on emissions of carbon would do little to protect humanity against the threat of climate change. Instead, it would drastically increase the threat of global economic catastrophe.
New COMPAS Poll: Immense Public Frustration with Politicians Over the Global Warming and Climate Change Debate – October 1, 2008
A poll released by COMPAS Research shows two-thirds of Canadians think politicians have done a poor-to-bad job of providing evidence to justify their proposals to fight carbon gases—including spending billions or levying higher taxes on gasoline or heating oil. Fewer than one in five (19%) think Canada’s politicians have done a good-to-excellent job of justifying their plans.