Terry Milewski on today’s Power & Politics explaining the intent of the leaked cabinet memo proposing that Canada’s emission reduction scheme be “harmonized” with U.S. legislation. Accordingly, the oil and gas industry would be given favourable treatment as an “energy-intensive trade influenced sector.”
A very convincing rebuttal to the conspiratorial allegations being made by climate-change deniers in the wake of 13 years worth of hacked e-mails from the University of East Anglia.
Note: The second part of the video (embedded link at the end) is also worth watching.
Climate Action Network Canada reacts to yesterday’s CBC news report that Canada is planning NOT to meet its already rather weak carbon emission reduction targets.
Update: The Yes Men explain how they hoaxed the world into thinking Canada had changed their position on climate change.
This is a pretty good example of why so many of us were elated when Al Franken finally managed to secure a place in the U.S. Senate.
p.s. Some people have criticized the frequent use of the word “douchebag” on this site, to which I’d refer them to this rather eloquent defense of the term.