Category: tar sands

February 6, 2009

Tar Sands, No We Can’t

For all those following this blog, please sign the following online petition to show that we care about our country and we’re no longer interested in exporting dirty oil to the US: Also, please copy / paste the URL and spread the word to your friends and families.  We need to send a strong signal to Stephen Harper and when Barack Obama comes to […]

January 18, 2009

Rex Murphy: Where to Spend?

Rex Murphy, host of the national CBC show called "Cross Country Checkup", is asking Canadians tonight where they should spend their money. You can all hang up.  I have the top 10 answers. Stop spending any more money on fossil fuels or things that burn fossil fuels.  It’s stupid. Understand that we have an opportunity to institute structural change:  invest in green and invest lots.  […]

January 4, 2009

The Green Shift was the right thing to do

According to James Hensen of NASA, a ‘green shift’ was the right thing for Canadians to do. This article reminds us that we blew an opportunity to institute a new system for penalizing polluters.  Instead, we blew it because some of us were wooed by a blue sweater vest and the rest of us were too busy bickering amongst ourselves to get a majority for […]