Climate Change Policy will not be Ontario Government Policy

The polls anticipated the Conservative win.  And for the next four years Ontario will be governed by a party that will not address climate change, although it will target litter!. So For Our Grandchildren and many other environmental organizations will  not be listened to, let alone any having actual influence on the Provincial Government. Doug …

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Climate Change: the Need for Optimism

Not so long ago, the US and China were regarded as obstacles to the reduction of GHG emissions that are the principal cause of climate change. Yet these two countries very recently ratified the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, which requires a country-by-country reduction in emissions needed to avoid global warming to a degree that …

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A difficult Choice

The Ontario Climate Action Plan was unofficially disclosed a month ago.  Since then there has been an email battle among environmentalists between those who focus on point the shortcomings of the Plan and those who defend the Government’s choices. Both camps make reasonable points.  Environmentalists criticizing the Plan point out that Ontario’s share of the reduction …

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Wynne puts it on the line!

4RG supporters are challenged as to their personal motivation for pushing measures to combat  climate change.   Or about their views on the cause of climate change.  Or why there is a utility in taking steps to reduce GHG emissions. The answer to the first challenge is not difficult, and for this blog we will ignore …

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Marchers with a Message

Twenty five thousand supporters of action on climate change marched in the streets of Quebec City by way of welcoming the Provincial premiers of Canada to their meeting that will start Monday.  Similar rallies in cities across Canada attracted many other supporters.  Together with other environmental organizations Peterborough Chapter of 4RG promoted one in their own “backyard.” …

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