Archive for December, 2009

Canada the Treaty Breaker

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Prime Minister Stephen Harper finally agreed to go to the Copenhagen conference on climate change. After calling climate science a “socialist plot”, and working diligently as a friend and ally of George Bush’s America, he has reluctantly agreed to engage. But Canada’s role appears to be one of deal breaker. The government has done very little on the climate file, and is allowing its only programs that do something about it to run out of funds. Meanwhile, emissions, which were to have declined by 6%, have risen by 26%. Canada has not honoured, and worse, has not even tried to honour its treaty obligations. (more…)