Spears: Climate-change and politics — a special mix of greenhouse gasses and hot air

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By Tom Spears, Ottawa Citizen, November 19, 2017

It was the fall of 2015 when newly elected Liberals arrived in Paris, enjoying the glow of the spotlight as Canada signed the Paris agreement to fight climate change.

“Climate change will test our intelligence, our compassion and our will. But we are equal to that challenge,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced. The reality is proving different. Canada has never been equal to this challenge because, despite many promises dating back to the 1980s, our emissions keep rising. Yet there we were in Paris, agreeing to further targets, saying we could achieve them.http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/spears-climate-change-and-politics-a-special-mix-of-greenhouse-gasses-and-hot-air