The Michigan government-imposed deadline has come, and Enbridge – with more courage than our federal government – has said no to shutting down their Line 5 pipeline, despite what Michigan Governor Whitmer demands.
“Net Zero by 2050” is all over the news these days. Countries, international organizations, corporations, cities and other entities are making grand commitments to the idea.
May 12th is less than a week away. And Canadians should care a lot, as that is the deadline set by Michigan’s Democratic Party Governor Gretchen Whitmer to shut down Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline.
The Prime Minister of Canada committed this morning to “blow past” (Trudeau pledges to slash greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030) our proposed Paris Accord emission target of 30% reductions in GHG emissions (from a 2005 baseline) by 2030, and get to 40-45% reductions.
Flip flops. They make a funny "splat splat" sound. A bit like eggs being dropped on the floor. Or the sound of Erin O'Toole's so-called climate platform hitting the ground - because it sure won't takeoff.
On March 18, in my blogpost “Erin O’Toole’s upcoming carbon tax betrayal, part two,” I wrote about a rumoured strategy being peddled by unnamed Tory advisors: according to these red, or green, Tory back roomers, O’Toole should abandon his promise to get rid of Trudeau’s carbon tax.