Monthly Archives: August 2013

Resource Extraction R Us – Tar Sands, Keystone, and Arctic Exploitation

You can tell it is mid-August.  There is a hint of crispness in the air.  Canada’s glorious summer is winding down.  We can anticipate maybe a quarter year of glorious weather before we are reminded once again of the Pleistocene.  And today, Stephen Harper headed off to Whitehorse to begin his annual northern adventure vacation.  … Continue reading »

Categories: Canada's environmental policies, Climate change, Tar Sands | 3 Comments

Yes, Virginia, Climate Change is Really, Really Important

As I was finishing last week’s blog entry, the table of contents for Science arrived in my e-mail.  Suddenly I understood why articles dealing with climate change had been few and far between in recent weeks in that journal.  Science has devoted most of its issue for 2nd August to the topic of climate change.  … Continue reading »

Categories: Changing Oceans, Climate change, Economics | 1 Comment