Global Trade Not Paying for its Damages

The controversial trade agreement, NAFTA, is now being renegotiated at the insistence of President Trump.  Everything seems to be on the table but there’s one big thing that isn’t and should be. It’s that trade itself, which necessitates the transport of goods which spews out carbon emissions, has an ecological footprint. Trade agreements note that …

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A Gift to the World – Leave our Tar in the Ground

From outer space it is possible to see our oil sands in their enormity and by the mark they leave on the face of our planet. We had no more than realized this than scientists from around the world told us that the very future of humankind was at risk from climate change. Not developing …

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