A lot of people have been asking DeSmog about “Carbon-friendly” giftgiving this year and in the dying days of the shopping season we would like to propose a simple, cheap and very effective Christmas carbon-offset program.
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Still the best public service commercial on global warming. Produced by the UK government sponsored Climate Challenge.
I'm not a scientist. From what I've seen, the preponderance of evidence suggests this is a real and serious problem. As you know, the science has evolved several times, even in the last couple of decades. I think all of the evidence suggests we should take the problem seriously and start to try and act on it.”
The December issue of New Scientist pulls no punches in its editorial titled: Canada faces the wrong way on climate change.
As usual it is a subcription-only article, but here's a snippet:
“If there is one nation that should be acutely aware of how damaging climate change could be it is Canada. Its northern wilderness has been romanticised in literature, has inspired great art, and remains a treasured element in the national character. Yet instead of leading the charge to halt global warming, the Canadian government led by Stephen Harper is retreating.”