Category Archives: Green-Scam

Rex Murphy: The UN climate-change panel that cried wolf too often

Everybody loves the Apocalypse. The idea of the end of the world, the more imminent the better, has always had enthusiastic popular support. For as long as we’ve enjoyed life on this delightful Earth there has been a morose and righteous sect of one sort or another telling us the lease was nearly up, the doomsday bailiff coming any minute now to shut things down forever. And whether from the abrasive thrill of the message, or the melodrama of the scenario, people have lapped it up.

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GOLDSTEIN: Failed climate policies are about wealth redistribution

No Canadian government, whether Liberal or Conservative, is ever going to come close to achieving the greenhouse gas reduction targets they’ve claimed they can achieve.

The reality is that Canada’s so-called fight against man-made climate change is not an environmental program.

It’s a multi-billion dollar taxation and wealth redistribution program.

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GUNTER: Claims of climate doom are over-the-top, but Trudeau carries on

You have to hand it to the Trudeau Liberals in one way.

At least they promised during the 2015 federal campaign to bring in a carbon tax if elected. They were honest-ish.

Sure, they called the tax (which goes into effect on New Year’s Day) a carbon “price.” But if you believe a politician who insists there is a difference between a government price and a tax, shame on you.

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United Nations environment boss is slammed – for flying too much, after it emerges he travelled for 529 out of 668 days and spent £370,380

The United Nations environment chief has been criticised by his own organisation for his globe-trotting lifestyle and heavy carbon footprint.

Erik Solheim reportedly ran up a huge travel bill and showed scant regard for rules, according to a leaked draft internal audit report.

The damning dossier said Mr Solheim was travelling for 529 out of the 668 days covered by the audit investigation.

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Rex Murphy: The Green Energy Act is dead. Let that be a warning to green politicians

…The Green Energy and Green Economy Act, which the Ford government announced Thursday it would officially cancel, was one of the most monumental government follies of our time. It was a hydra-headed monster of regulations and fiat that bludgeoned Ontario’s rural communities, stripped Ontario’s municipalities of every right to the slightest participation in their own planning, placed a darkling pall over the manufacturing industry, and imposed the highest electricity costs in all North America on some of Ontario’s lowest-income citizens.

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GUNTER: Spinning Trudeau’s carbon tax

Ooo, a new study is coming and … it’s going to be a game-changer!

At least that’s the initial reaction to news that Canadians for Clean Prosperity will release research next week showing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s carbon tax will be good for most Canadian families.

First of all, it’s only one study.

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Greenpeace Canada suing Ontario over cap and trade repeal

An environmental advocacy group is turning to the courts in an effort to halt the Ontario government’s plan to scrap the province’s cap-and-trade system, alleging the lack of consultation on the issue violated rights entrenched in law.

A legal challenge filed on behalf of Greenpeace Canada on Tuesday alleges Premier Doug Ford and his Progressive Conservative government failed to consult the public on a regulation ending Ontario’s cap-and-trade program and a proposed bill that would alter the province’s legislative regime for tackling climate change. (Link fixed)

I didn’t vote for the Green Commies either.

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The Liberals have now admitted the carbon tax is a job-killer

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna admitted an inconvenient truth last week: the Liberal carbon tax would drive jobs out of Canada. The admission came in the form of a partial flip-flop on the issue.

The government quietly posted a document online indicating that 80%-90% of greenhouse gas emissions of large industrial corporations would be exempt from the tax. The reason? The government wants to avoid high costs that push industrial production out of Canada to places without carbon taxes.

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The carbon tax is just a cash grab

The federal carbon tax was a bad word in Saskatchewan from the beginning, and it is becoming more apparent as time goes on that this is a really bad idea whose time has not come. Moreover, the Liberal government is acting in bad faith with Canadians, when they will not allow information about what it’s really costing people to be made public.

The carbon tax issue was at the forefront of a town hall meeting held on Friday in Weyburn by Souris-Moose Mountain MP Dr. Robert Kitchen, who brought along the Conservatives’ finance critic, MP Pierre Poilievre, who shared some of the information he’s been able to glean about this insidious tax that, up until now, Saskatchewan has been alone among the provinces in fighting its implementation upon her citizens.

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