Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his wife Sophie Gregoire and their three children and a nanny took a Canadian Challenger military jet down to the Bahamas, where they further travelled by private helicopter to a private island owned by the Agha Khan, a longtime family friend. While Trudeau has paid a political price for the holiday […]
As with 2014 and 2015, Earth ended 2016 with a new heat record, making three straight years of record high temperatures, startling scientists who study global warming.
At a town hall meeting in Peterborough, Ont., Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talked about phasing out Alberta’s oilsands. Alberta politicians reacted in an unremarkably predictable way.
CBC Calgary published a look at carbon taxes in various spots around the world to see how and whether they worked. The countries in question are Norway, Sweden, Japan and the province of British Columbia here in Canada. Two related stories: Alberta carbon tax calculator: How much will you pay — or get back? Happy […]
The Edmonton Journal prepared a concise primer as to the pocketbook effects of the new carbon tax, which starts taking effect today. If you want a bit more, here’s a CBC Edmonton q-and-a with economist Andrew Leach, the architect of the carbon tax. If you want to have a serious look at how you can […]
The lede: “On the first day of the new year, Ontario will launch its cap-and-trade system on carbon in a bid to vault the province to the front lines of the battle against climate change.”
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a national climate change agreement with the exception of two holdout provinces — Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced approval of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, the Enbridge Line 3 replacement project and the death of the Northern Gateway pipeline project.
The federal government announced that coal-fired electricity is to largely be gone from the Canadian landscape in about 13 years.
Lede: “The federal government has released its long-term climate strategy with a caution that most Canadians — while sympathetic to the cause — don’t yet understand the “magnitude of the challenge.”