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Oct 7, 2018
Preston Manning, then the godfather of the Canadian right, at the 2013 Manning Conference

How carbon tax became Canada's Obamacare

David J. Climenhaga
"Putting a price on carbon" was always going to be unpopular with people who use fossil fuels out of necessity and for fun -- viz., Canadians, with their furnaces, SUVs and snowmobiles.
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Oct 5, 2018
Streetcars lined up on Queens Quay in Toronto. Photo: Evan Goldenberg/Wikimedia Commons

Free public transit could challenge reliance on cars

Yves Engler
Free public transit could combat both economic inequality and climate disturbances. It could also be part of a serious challenge to private, car-centred transit and urban planning.
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Oct 4, 2018
A house with solar panels in Falun, Sweden. Photo by Alicia Fagerving/ Wikimedia Commons.

Is cap and trade in Ontario worth fighting for?

Brent Patterson
The climate justice movement needs to fight for real solutions, not market-based schemes or modest taxes implemented by a federal government committed to spending billions on a pipeline.
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Oct 2, 2018

Get outside and save the world

David Suzuki
What could be more short-term thinking than rushing to exploit as many fossil fuels as possible before cleaner energy sources and the realities of global warming make them economically unviable?

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