Spring in January?

Last May Forourgrandchildren commented on the tragedy of Joplin, Missouri, a town that was wiped out – flattened! – by a severe tornado.   The videos of the residents surveying the destruction were heart-wrenching: the speakers were in shock as they recognized they had lost everything! Nobody wishes to exploit a tragedy this severe. But we … Read more…

Ethanol Subsidies again!

Forourgrandchildren welcomes critical comment on information in our blog pages. From time to time we use these comments to present another perspective on an issue. So when someone took exception to our support of renewable energy (wind power) we had to return to the subject and reflect on our previous remarks. We blogged on the … Read more…

A short blog on pipelines.

Margaret Wente had something to say about the Canadian National Energy Board hearings into the  Northern Gateway Project, the pipeline that, if approved, will take Alberta bitumen from the tar sands to the West Coast of BC for transhipment by sea to Pacific Rim nations like Japan and China. Her by line – “Seeking pipeline common … Read more…