Environmental spending in Canada must be directed to solving real environmental issues and away from activities that generate merely process and consultation.
Increasing North American beef consumption supports extensive cattle ranching which, by the way, is a very environmentally sound form of food production.
Environmental policies must reflect the uncertainty inherent in science and new information that is always being collected.
An urbanized environmental policy neglects environmental issues outside of cities.
The Honourable John Baird, Minister of the Environment, announced today the appointment of Robert A. Dubé, Robert Sopuck, and Donald F. MacKinnon to the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE). These appointments are effective immediately.
A sentimental naïvety is no substitute for the hard calculation of costs and benefits. Organic farming on a wide scale would entail more environment destruction than it’s worth.
Do we have to wreck our prosperous economy in order to secure the value of a clean environment? Environmental extremists must recognize that when governments use sledgehammers to accomplish laudatory goals, they do more harm than good.
The transformation of the ice bear into an icon to justify new regulations has more to do with politics than real environmental danger. Inuit communities are managing the species at a very high standard.
The new Conservative government is uniquely positioned to forge a new, modern environmentalism.