Archive for 2009 December

Federal and provincial AGMs

You are invited to attend the Toronto-Danforth Federal Green Party Association and the Green Party of Ontario’s Toronto Danforth Constituency Associations’s 2009 Annual General Meetings.

Thursday, 2010 January 28, 7 pm (1 hour)
Pape Public Library, 701 Pape Ave (south of Danforth)

All members, supporters and the public are welcome.     Read more »

Mea culpa

Well I got a letter published in the National Post, and to my horror, in my haste I made a mistake.     Read more »

Hundreds protest global warming

Snowmen protesting climate change

Canada’s unscientific Copenhagen team

One thing is clear from the Canadians selected to inform our negotiating team in Copenhagen — environment minister Jim Prentice has no interest in science, nor the environment.     Read more »

Why dismiss Worthington

Here’s what I wrote to the Toronto Sun in response to a recent Peter Worthington column:

I have just read Peter Worthington’s recent piece entitled “Why Dismiss Dissent?” and was completely horrified by the misrepresentations and the complete lack of any journalistic standards.

For example, Worthington states that the Kyoto accord “cannot be effective if the world’s two greatest polluters — China and India — refuse to join”.  He seems unaware of the fact that China and India are Kyoto signatories, whereas the United States are not.     Read more »

Three percent in Copenhagen

Canada is poised to torpedo international climate negotiations now underway in Copenhagen.  Canadians concerned about a future for the next generations can have a dramatic impact by pressing their government today.     Read more »

Holiday spirit and climate action

I had a busy day today.     Read more »

Skeptics continue to fool Corcoran

Here’s a letter I sent to the National Post regarding their article on the Munk Debate in response to Terence Corcoran’s highly deceptive post.  It wasn’t published.

I can agree with only one statement of Mr. Corcoran’s analysis of the Munk Debate on climate change last week.  The audience had no way of knowing fact from fiction.

Fact checking would have revealed that the Monbiot/May side had the facts on their side.     Read more »

Mike Schreiner on The Agenda

Mike Schreiner, new Leader of the Green Party of Ontario, was interviewed by Steve Paikin on The Agenda.

(Original broadcast: Tuesday, 2009 December 8, 8 pm.)

Canada in Copenhagen

Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May and deputy leader Jacques Rivard are joining hundreds of Canadians in Copenhagen to press for the international treaty most Canadians voted for and to oppose the dangerous proposals Canada’s official delegation brings to the table.

Over the next 10 days in Copenhagen, the successor treaty to the Kyoto Protocol is to be negotiated.  This treaty will bind participating nations to emissions reductions, forest protection and economic and technology transfers over the next decade.  It has tremendous economic implications for the next few decades and overwhelming human rights implications for the next generations.     Read more »