Soda Tax, Carbon Tax

Soda Tax, Carbon Tax

I recently saw this opinion piece from Jim Goetz, the president of the Canadian Beverage Association. He thinks that a tax on soft drinks would be a useless way to combat obesity. I suspect that the BS quota in his article is very high, but I agree with his conclusion – don’t tax the end product, soft … Read more…

Text of Guy Hanchet Speech at Ottawa

Text of Guy Hanchet Speech at Ottawa

Welcome to all, Grandparents, Parents, and Grandchildren. I’m here from For Our Grandchildren. We’re a group of grandparents, and our mission is to Inform, Motivate, and Mobilize other grandparents to combat climate change on behalf of our grandchildren. I am honoured to share the podium with these elders, and especially with David Suzuki, an honorary … Read more…

Sea Level Rise – An Updated Explanation

Sea Level Rise – An Updated Explanation

What is causing sea levels to rise? As the water in the oceans warms along with the earth it expands and sea level rises. More important, as the earth warms, glacial ice melts, water flows into the ocean, and sea level rises. The especially large bodies of ice in Antarctica and Greenland account for nearly half of … Read more…