It may come as a surprise to some that Alberta pioneered carbon pricing — not just in Canada, but for all of North America.
Also interesting is this piece from the Kitchener Waterloo Record. It would seem we're not being terribly creative with our approach – read on to find out how Environment Minister Ambrose is using Luntz's tactics almost to the letter these days.
May 15, 2006
Finally Feeling the Heat
By Gregg EasterbrookOp-Ed in The New York Times, May 24, 2006
Today “An Inconvenient Truth,” Al Gore's movie about the greenhouse effect, opens in New York and California. Many who already believe global warming is a menace will flock to the film; many who scoff at the notion will opt for Tom Cruise or Tom Hanks. But has anything happened in recent years that should cause a reasonable person to switch sides in the global-warming debate?
Saudi Arabia, which for years has thwarted all attempts to curb carbon emissions, gets religion.
Saudi Oil Firm Aramco Says Backs Greenhouse Gas CutPlanetark.org, May 23, 2006
DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest oil exporter, signalled on Monday it would help the fight against global warming through research on cutting carbon dioxide emissions in the oil and gas industry.