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That really was a warm winter

Winter 2009/2010: 4.0°C above normal Warmest winter since records began in 1948 Driest out of the past 63 years, 22% below normal Ontario, Alberta and Saskatchewan had 60% less precipitation than normal It really has been extraordinary. Says David Phillips, a senior climatologist with Environment Canada: "I think it’s a combination of a strong El […]

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“If the United States decides to go down that road of not carbon taxing and not capping and trading but rather, simply, detailed regulations across the economy, we would need to harmonize with the United States on a regulatory approach,” he said. What is left to try, if not a carbon tax and if not […]

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Stephen Harper on Climate Change

“I don’t think we should consider signing on to a deal that makes us virtually the sole country in the world that is going to take any action.” (Stephen Harper, Toronto Star, September 5, 2002) “Kyoto does virtually nothing to deal with pollution and to deal with the quality of the air that we breathe. […]

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