The Canadian Journal of Opinion
An Introduction by John Richards
Alberta, Ottawa and Big Oil are living in an enchanted world in which economic myths rule, without environmental consequences.
His government faces a difficult decision, but there is a strategy it can pursue
Exploring Francis Fukuyama’s guide to the entire planet
A serious approach to climate change requires real policies, not aspirational goals
Climate policy needs more than a change in tone
The Conservative government has been trying to rebrand Canada’s image by linking energy supplies and the extraction of resources to environmentalism and democratic ideals.
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As long as liberals focus on “rights,” socialists on “equality” and Blue Tories on “the pursuit of happiness,” there will be ample room for Red Tories, who see natural limits to progress, freedom and greed.
John Richards makes the case for pricing carbon.
Why the Liberals should maintain their commitment to environmental innovation despite the party’s October rout.
For two decades, Canadian governments have set ambitious targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, but their policies have consistently failed.
Marvin Shaffer makes the case for cap and trade system.
Canadian public opinion and the environment