Cutting GHG emissions = less government revenue

Cutting GHG emissions = less government revenue Brad Wall, the Premier of Saskatchewan, explaining why Western provincial governments were so committed to the exploitation of the tar sands, commented: the tar sands provided the tax dollars and resource royalties that these Provincial governments need to finance health care and other social benefits. The price for … Read more

Doha: Kent agrees to meet environmental organizations

The Globe & Mail used the words “unrivalled access among major industries”to describe the relationship between the fossil fuel industry and the Canadian Government. (Report on Business, Tuesday, December 4th, 2012). According to a study by the lobby group Polaris Institute, senior industry officials held 791 separate meetings with government representatives, including Ministers, members of Parliament, … Read more

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