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 … Read more…

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 … Read more…

Aviation Emissions will continue to take off!

Aviation Emissions will continue to take off!

The Canadian Government has not pressured our aviation industry into taking steps to reduce GHG emissions. In our September letter to The Honourable Catherine McKenna, we urged Canada to change course and take a firm message to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Conference at Montreal in September that further delay is unacceptable. We recently … Read more…

Ottawa tries to find the Balance – Friday’s Globe Editorial

Ottawa tries to find the Balance – Friday’s Globe Editorial

The Globe Editorial confidently starts with this claim: “Canada is blessed with an abundance of oil and gas . . “ This abundance is now a mixed blessing: Canada is one of the largest per capita contributors to GHG emissions.  Canada now has the difficult task of weaning Canadians off fossil fuels. “[The Globe]: Figuring … Read more…