The ABC’s of the 2018 Ontario Provincial Election

Most readers will quickly guess what “ABC” stands for – “Anyone But Conservative! Why are we so opposed to the Ontario Conservative Party?  In the first place,  the leader of the Conservative Party, Doug Ford, is even more ignorant about climate change than Donald Trump. In the second place, the Conservative Party Platform is a …

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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 …

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“Greenville” goes front and center

Today was another day of recognition for St. Jean de Brébeuf, the high school awarded first place at the Earth Day “Speak Up for the Planet” climate change competition sponsored by 4RG.   The team and their School Advisor brought their model green city, appropriately called “Greenville”, to the Ontario Science Center. The model was placed …

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And the “Speak Up for the Planet” winner is . . . . !!!

All the teams participating in “Speak up for the Planet” were in a sense winners.   The judges commented how much they had learned from talking to the students members on each team.  Coming to a decision on the four  prize winners was not that easy! The team from St. Jean de Brébeuf Catholic Secondary School …

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Balanced, differentiated and legally binding

These are the words of Laurent Fabius, the President of COP, describing the draft text of the Agreement that will replace the Kyoto Protocol. The draft text is being circulated among the COP delegates who this afternoon will be asked to affirm their country’s support by voting in favour of the text.  Considering that these …

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