Remember, it was this government that decided that Canada would back
out of the Kyoto Accord, which required that signatory countries make
minor reductions in their release of greenhouse gases, the single
greatest cause of global warming.
Indeed, Canada has become a pariah at international environmental
conferences because of the federal government’s indifference to global
warming and other threats to our natural world. Several prominent
Canadian scientists have accused the government not only of lack of
interest in environmental protection, but also of going out of its way
to sabotage any global agreements.
The same lack of regard is evident in a variety of federal policies,
from blind support for the tar sands and oil pipelines to reductions in
funding for research about the state of Canada’s environment.