Monthly Archives: February 2007

Enough theory – let’s see Kyoto in practice

Now that the latest UN report has ended debate on global warming (again), the alarmists must come up with a plan. Yes, I’m skeptical. But despite my own bouts of exasperation, I find all the shouting in public policy tiresome. … Continue reading

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A peasant uprising, and I like it

The 17th-century French wit Francois La Rochefoucauld said we are even more offended by criticism of our tastes than of our opinions. On the 25th anniversary of the Charter of Rights, his remark is painfully relevant to the debate on … Continue reading

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Oh, the shameless hypocrisy of politicians

“Where the devil was the United Nations?’ bellowed its former special envoy for HIV/ AIDS in Africa, Stephen Lewis, last week in Ottawa.” So reports the latest Maclean’s, describing Mr. Lewis’s reaction to a report that 530,000 more … Continue reading

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If climate change is real, tell us what to do about it

Oh, dear. The debate on global warming just ended. Again.
On Saturday Globe and Mail editor-in-chief Edward Greenspon wrote that his newspaper “decided that we would also turn 2007 into our year of going green” because “We concluded that … Continue reading

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