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Stop Demanding Change Without Specifics

Heather Short writes Why I resigned from my tenured position teaching climate science in college. She repeats over and over the need to take decisive, systematic action, but never mentions what that would entail. I have enjoyed my nearly 15 … Continue reading

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New Report Begs for More Taxation

CBC reports that Ottawa, provinces and territories not on track to meet new climate targets. The solution: lower emission targets. The only implementation suggestion: more carbon taxation. The federal, provincial and territorial governments have failed to plan emissions cuts sufficient to achieve Canada’s net-zero targets, … Continue reading

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The “Growth is Good” Lie

I’m going to comment on the article “The doom-loop of a falling fertility rate” by Damon Linker in The Week. Growth is good. On that, most of us agree. What a ridiculous premise. Our out of control population growth has … Continue reading

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