TV personality David Suzuki swooped through town last week on his crusade against the Multilateral Agreement on Investment, the stalled treaty that clarifies trading rules between nations.
This spring, in New Delhi, a group called the Global Environment Facility, whose mandate is to “protect the earth”, told a gathering of environmentalists from 161 member countries that its mission cannot be accomplished without more money. We don’t take such issues seriously enough, they said.
The environmental movement scores its biggest coups when it takes positions based on common sense.
With all of the programs sprouting up that deal with recycling, the most obvious solution is to leave the means of recycling to the private sector.
“Powering the Future” is the first in a series of short policy studies and reports to be undertaken by the Centre as part of a publishing program called “Policy Series”.
For some reason, the last Parliament seemed all too eager to embrace a troubling American approach to wildlife preservation. A case in point is the Canadian Endangered Species Protection Act (CESPA)
As you may have noticed, Manitoba is suffering the most miserable spring in years. Temperatures remain below normal. With a month to go till the summer solstice (or maximum sunshine per day), the Victoria Day holiday weekend high was a …