By Kate Heartfield, Ottawa Citizen, October 24, 2016
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall has a plan to address climate change, and it isn’t the same as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s. While Trudeau wants the provinces to implement carbon pricing, Wall thinks that would be economically disastrous and wants the federal government to spend more money on technological innovation.
The whole debate feels a bit theoretical, doesn’t it? Who’s to say which of them knows how to solve this problem, and who actually has any confidence our politicians are trying in good faith to solve it? In Canada, reducing greenhouse gas emissions feels like science fiction, not a thing we can actually do.http://ottawacitizen.com/opinion/columnists/heartfield-twenty-six-years-of-canadas-failed-climate-policy