Exploratory Journeys with Tom Harris

Exploratory Journeys with Tom Harris

Host Tom Harris explores topics from climate change to space exploration.

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June 4, 2021 31 min
Tom is joined by his daughter Mary-Jean Harris to discuss the problems with electric vehicles. Mary-Jean is the ICSC-Canada (https://www.icsc-canada.com/) researcher and Web Master and regularly writes and narrates ICSC-Canada’s climate change minute videos, a sample being https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIWu3WJLIzc. She has Bachelor and Masters degrees in physics and, besides her work with ICSC-Canada, is also a business owner...
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Tom and guest Joseph Ben-Ami discuss the new Canadian not-for-profit International Climate Science Coalition-Canada at www.icsc-canada.com, as well as why a new entity and approach to climate realism is needed in Canada.
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Tom’s guest today is Frank Lasee, a former Wisconsin State Senator who is also an expert on energy and environmental issues. He served in the Republican administration of Governor Scott Walker who was the 45th Governor of Wisconsin from 2011 to 2019.

The district Frank represented had a coal plant, a natural gas plant, 2 nuclear plants, biogas plant, biodigesters, wind towers, and now a solar plant.

Frank’s articles on energy and env...
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In this follow up to last week's episode, Tom discusses the rise of "wokism" in the United States and its implications for that country's democratic system.
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Tom’s guest this week is Dr. Jay Lehr with whom he discusses the woke mentality threatening democracies across the world. British writer Conrad Black summed up the threat facing America, one that applies to Canada as well: “It is now clear that as the avalanche of wokeness and national self-hate has crashed over the restraining walls of the American mythos, one pillar of traditional American democracy after another has fallen.

“The ...
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Tom speaks with Robert Lyman, an Ottawa-based energy policy consultant and Principal at ENTRANS Policy Research Group, Inc. about the huge problems with Erin O’Toole’s climate change plan.

Mr. Lyman spent 37 years in the Canadian public service as a diplomat, economist, and policy advisor and ten years as a consultant on energy, transportation and the environmental policy issues. For the last twenty years of his career, Robert was v...
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Tom's guest today is Michelle Stirling, the communications manager of the Calgary-based non-profit organization Friends of Science Society (https://www.friendsofscience.org/). Michelle is author of the 2015 Amazon book, “My Tar Sands Tipping Point with CBC” (https://www.amazon.com/Tar-Sands-Tipping-Point-CBC-ebook/dp/B00ZVCQ826) along with a growing series of “Kid Friendly Climate Tales for the Whole Family” (https://www.amazon...
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Sheila Gunn-Reid is Alberta Bureau Chief for Rebel News )https://www.rebelnews.com), Canada’s largest independent news network and host of The Gunn Show (https://www.rebelnews.com/the_gunn_show).

She's a mother of three, conservative activist, and the author of several best-selling including:

The Case Against David Suzuki: An Unauthorized Biography (https://www.amazon.ca/Case-Against-David-Suzuki-Unauthorized/dp/0995016828/ref&#...
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Tom's guest today is Mr. Parker Gallant, a retired banker who now researches the energy sector. He runs Parker Gallant Energy Perspectives,

an informative Blog at https://parkergallantenergyperspectivesblog.wordpress.com/. Parker applies his 33 years banking experience with TD Bank to take a common-sense approach to analyzing the energy sector’s approach to the production, transmission and distribution of electricity to Ontario’...
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Tom discusses the Conservative Party of Canada conference and the party's position on climate change with conservative commentator and strategist Joseph Ben-Ami
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Part 2 of Tom's Interview with Dr. John MacLean discussing problems with measuring Earth's temperature
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Tom speaks with John McLean, PhD, a leading extractor and analyser of climate data since 2004. He was an Expert Reviewer of the IPCC’s 2013 Climate Assessment Report and an Expert Reviewer of the second order draft of the Working Group I component of the forthcoming IPC AR6. Here is his book in which he describes his audit of the HadCRUT4 dataset:

https://robert-boyle-publishing.com/product/audit-of-the-hadcrut4-global-temperature-d...
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Tom discusses the latest news in climate science with Dr. Jay Lehr
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This is the second part of Tom's interview with Dr. David Wojick. Dr. Wojick of Virginia is an independent analyst working at the intersection of science, technology and policy. Dr. Wojick has a Ph.D. in the philosophy of science and mathematical logic from the University of Pittsburgh and a B.Sc. in civil engineering from Carnegie Tech. He has been on the faculty of Carnegie Mellon University and the staffs of the U.S. Office ...
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Tom discusses with Dr. David Wojick the problems with batteries for wind and solar power. Dr. Wojick of Virginia is an independent analyst working at the intersection of science, technology and policy. Dr. Wojick has a Ph.D. in the philosophy of science and mathematical logic from the University of Pittsburgh and a B.Sc. in civil engineering from Carnegie Tech. He has been on the faculty of Carnegie Mellon University and the staffs...
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Tom continues his interview with Dr. Susan Crockford, a zoologist with more than 40 years experience, including published work on the history of Arctic animals since the end of the last major glacial period. Dr. Crockford explains that the polar bear, the largest land based carnivore (up to 1,400 lbs), is not endangered. This is part 2 of a two-part interview.
Learn more about Dr. Crockford and order her books at:
https://polarbears...
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Tom is joined by Dr. Susan Crockford, a zoologist with more than 40 years experience, including published work on the history of Arctic animals since the end of the last major glacial period. Dr. Crockford explains that the polar bear, the largest land based carnivore (up to 1,400 lbs), is not endangered. This is part 1 of a two-part interview.
Learn more about Dr. Crockford and order her books at:
https://polarbearscience.com
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Tom’s guest this week is Mr. Jarl Ketola, a Johannesburg, South Africa-born conservationist who is currently focused on the captive propagation of raptors and bats to help prevent species extinction. At one time he also looked after venomous snakes and plants, insects, and other animals. Today, Jarl is the president of the charity The Ontario Specialized Species Centre, which you can learn about at www.conservationcentre.org. Besid...
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Tom discusses with Dr. Jay Lehr the linkages between the many issues we are now being bombarded with by those on the left of the political spectrum. Dr. Lehr's new book, "A Hitchhiker’s Journey Through Climate Change: All you need to know about climate change, but were afraid to learn and laugh at," may be ordered at https://www.amazon.ca/Hitchhikers-Journey-Through-Climate-Change-ebook/dp/B086R49RS6. In the discussion...
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Tom's guest this week is Edgar Simpson.
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