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COP26 Was a Blow to Globalism, Hopefully

Columbia history professor Adam Tooze, writing it the Guardian, declares The Cop26 message? We are trusting big business, not states, to fix the climate crisis. Not trusting the state is sound advice. If what you want aligns with their profit … Continue reading

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COP26 is a Political Failure: Quelle Surprise

On the heels of the COP26 summit, John Vidal writes in the Guardian that It could have been worse, but our leaders failed us at Cop26. That’s the truth of it. While I don’t disagree that COP26 was a bit … Continue reading

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Climate Fearing Useful Idiots Welcome Authoritarianism

George Monbiot writes in the Guardian that Earth’s tipping points could be closer than we think. Our current plans won’t work. His qualifications as a Bachelor of Science in Zoology and a political activist seem to give his opinion on … Continue reading

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China Emits 30% of CO2, But We Should Pay For It

Larry Elliott, economics editor of the Guardian, writes Fairness will be key to successfully tackling the climate crisis. Is he saying that the Chinese will need to do their share to reduce CO2 emissions? The report from the Intergovernmental Panel … Continue reading

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UK Labour Party Seeks to Exploit Climate Change for Votes

Ed Miliband of the UK Labour party opines in the Guardian that Our biggest enemy is no longer climate denial but climate delay. Is this mere partisan political hackery, or does he have something to say. Future generations will look … Continue reading

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Sorry, CTV, Bernier is Right on Climate Change

CTV published a video of Maxime Bernier’s Toronto launch of the new People’s Party in Ontario under the sensationalist title “Maxime Bernier: ‘There is no climate change urgency in this country’“. What does Bernier actually have to stay? I’m going … Continue reading

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The Socialist Climate Agenda

I’m going to comment on Paris Marx’s recent CBC article Canada can learn from Australia’s carbon pricing mistakes. The article’s subtitle, “Carbon taxes may be the most efficient way to reduce emissions, but they’re not politically popular”, is a bad start. Where’s … Continue reading

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Climate Change Fatigue in Ontario

Global has a new COMMENTARY: Climate change is the issue of our times — unless you’re an Ontario voter. The world’s big thinkers tell us that the most important issue facing humanity is climate change. And, most of us agree with … Continue reading

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Social Justice Attacks Andrew Scheer

Social justice warrior Michael Harris has just published an article explaining Why Andrew Scheer will never be prime minister. What are his arguments? Reason number one, Harper deja vu. Canadians got a bellyful of Northern Republicanism with the former prime … Continue reading

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Carbon Taxes are Effective Because Reasons

The CBC is back with another opinion piece on global warming: An inconvenient truth: We could be fighting about climate change for a while yet. The author’s political bias is on full display. Let’s take a look: At a glance, … Continue reading

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