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Donald and the “Trumpettes”

Donald and the “Trumpettes”

Give President-elect Donald Trump credit for his ability to dismiss issues that he regards as unimportant using simple language. Voters accept his summary as this relieves them of the need to have a deeper understanding of these issues. Politicians who are on the same side of an issue expand on or synchronize their conclusions with his statements – these are[...]
Trump spoils the party at Merrakech!

Trump spoils the party at Merrakech!

The challenge facing COP 22 (Marrakech) was to resolve many climate change issues not settled at COP 21 by The Paris Agreement. The hope was that the US and China would again provide the leadership at Marrakech that they had shown at COP21. That hope was seriously undermined by the election of Donald Trump as the next President of the US.[...]
A "Wall"-a-buster

A "Wall"-a-buster

The Premier of Saskatchewan, Brad Wall, recognizes the seriousness of climate change.Even so he is against the Federal Government’s proposal to reduce CO2 emissions that are the cause of climate change.  Wall opposes  the Federal policy to put a price on carbon, whether it is by a carbon tax or by cap and trade. He points out that the three principal[...]
Down East Comment Sense

Down East Comment Sense

Why has the issue of climate change barely surfaced in the US Presidential Election?  Well in some places it has. The Bangor (Maine) Daily News published a commentary by Fred Hill and Walter Kozumbo under the by line Trump’s denial of climate change alone disqualifies him for the presidency Hill and Kozumbo pulled no punches. In their view, one single issue proves that ". .[...]