Canada’s environmental policies

Our Environmental Crisis in a New Post-Covid-19 World – Pluses and Minuses of a Pandemic

You might have thought that with Covid-19 locking down life, I’d have ample free time to post to my blog.  Fact is, I’ve been remarkably busy, in remarkably ineffective ways.  With next to nothing on my schedule for weeks, I’ve fallen into the trap which others have commented on.  While some people have used the … Continue reading »

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Climate Change Update: Where we are in early 2020

As I write this, Covid-19 is extending its impacts around the world, cruise ships are being quarantined, global stock markets are in a tailspin and the price of oil is collapsing.  The new Coronavirus is going to have some major impacts on our world, including a likely drop in CO2 emissions in 2020.  Whether it … Continue reading »

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Yes, we have a climate emergency; Alberta and the rest of Canada both need to listen up.

@JKenney, Premier of Alberta, tweeted out this cartoon by Vance Rodewalt last January, while saying that the rest of Canada needs to understand that a hurting Alberta is bad for the *entire* country. Poor Alberta and Saskatchewan We’ve been hearing a lot in Canada about western alienation.  Apparently, citizens living in Alberta and perhaps Saskatchewan … Continue reading »

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