Show Up for the Ontario Climate Change Plan

OK, here we go, the Ontario Government is asking for our input so that they can create a made in Ontario climate change action plan. The deadline is November 16th. I expect that you are thinking, as I am, that it won’t make any difference, and that’s sort of right. It probably doesn’t matter what …

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The Phoenix has crashed and burned!

Two years ago, Michael Brown, then the leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party, supported a revenue neutral tax on carbon.  As of last October, the Tory  platform promised to end the Liberals’ cap-and-trade program by July 1, 2019.  In its place the party would opt in to federal carbon pricing bench marks and return …

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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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A School Board acts to educate its students on climate change!

The Portland (Oregon)  School Board recently decided that some educational material used in their Schools was misleading as it implied that climate change was not taking place and in any event human activity was not a cause.   The Board passed a resolution directing school staff to implement a curriculum to address “climate change and climate justice.” To …

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Our Choice – the Unavoidable or the Inescapable II

You can’t make an omelet without breaking eggs. That is the situation in which Canada now finds itself.  To live up to our  commitments in the Paris Accord, our governments have to spend money, have to finance third world countries that do not have the money they need, and cut down on emissions  from industries …

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