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Climate Change Kicks Dutch in the ****

Thats a lot of money.

The cabinet has admitted it used old figures when calculating the impact of energy tax hikes and underestimated the impact on families. 183 more words

Climate Change

Gilets jaunes: How much anti-Semitism is beneath the yellow vests?

Some replication of the tendency of the far-right to co-opt or otherwise benefit from a movement initially focussed on economic issues as well as here in Canada. 780 more words

Multiculturalism

Public opinion polls: on carbon tax, pipelines, and a growing fear of climate change around the world

On February 8, Clean Energy Canada released results from an online survey of 2,500 Canadian adults, conducted by Abacus Data. Across Canada, 35% support a federal carbon tax, 37% say they are open to considering it, and 28% oppose it  – with the highest opposition from Alberta (41%). 688 more words

America Speaks TheVoiceOfJoyce The Trump era , in brief, Foreign & Domestic Policy Periscope @11am Monday

Donald Trump and his regime are dangerous on many levels:

  • Domestically: they’re increasing Climate Catastrophe by catering to the Energy Industry.
  • They are keeping folks sicker by withholding adequate healthcare.
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Carbon tax marks a 'revolution' to Canadian Constitution: Saskatchewan premier

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says the government’s move to implement the carbon tax is a “revolution” to the Canadian Constitution.

That’s why he says the province remains committed to fighting the court challenge that saw federal lawyers make their opening arguments last week. 437 more words

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Climate change will likely have little impact on Sask. carbon tax case: expert

Saskatchewan’s carbon price reference case is in the hands of the judges now following two days of constitutional arguments. There is no set timeline on when the five-member panel will deliver their decision, but estimates from experts range from three months to a year. 548 more words

Canada

School strike for climate

I thought I would try to briefly write about today’s school strike for climate. I mostly think this is a really good thing. I don’t think we should be relying on school children. 245 more words

Climate Change