After languishing in the darkness for ten years, a national climate policy in Canada could take shape during an anticipated first ministers meeting in Vancouver next month. The meeting fulfills a...
General Motors Corp Vice Chairman Bob Lutz has defended remarks he made dismissing global warming as a “total crock of shit,” saying his views had no bearing on GM's commitment to build environmentally friendly vehicles.
On GM's Fast Lane Blog , Lutz writes:
Never mind what I said, or the context in which I said it. My thoughts on what has or hasn’t been the cause of climate change have nothing to do with the decisions I make to advance the cause of General Motors.”
The prestigious science journal Nature condemns the Canadian government in an editorial in its latest edition. The article posts the sorry record of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who has resisted or ignored good scientific advice and has committed Canada to a fossil-fuel economy at a potentially disastrous time.
Nature is not a partisan magazine; it's a journal dedicated to science - committed to objectivity and evidence as a matter of course. Yet the editors felt moved to say this: “The present government might be dissolved after a vote of confidence next month, which could in itself lead to a change for the better.”
So we FINALLY got our Arctic Front polar bear outfits and they have already been deployed to unknown regions throughout Alberta.
I mean these guys could show up anywhere. Keep an eye out here for any “politician-polar bear interfaces” that are expected to occur very soon.