Did you know Canadians are now one of the world's largest extractors of climate pollution per capita, and our increasing extraction has become a “supersized gamble” that threatens both climate hope and our economic stability?
Well, if you read the ultra progressive climate alarmist publication the National Observer, then you’d know that.
A recent piece published by Barry Saxifrage entitled “Canadians are making a supersized gamble on climate and the economy” basically condemns Canada and Canadians as climate criminals using the old analytic fallacy of per capita carbon emissions.
Watch as I fill you in on how terrible Mr. Saxifrage thinks we are compared to our peers and also explain where he fails by trying to use per capita emissions.
It amazes me that people still push the idea that coal, oil and gas can be replaced by wind and solar when we have the prime example of Ontario who took that approach and seen electricity prices soar.
We know that baseload power can’t yet be provided by wind or solar generators.
The National Observer is an activist publication that rarely operates in a world of rationality or reality when it comes to climate change and energy production.
If they were serious about reducing carbon intensive energy production and extraction processes and were willing to be realistic about all other considerations, then they would start espousing the virtues of hydroelectric and nuclear power.
But that would mean turning their back on their activist class of donors who currently oppose the building of hydroelectric projects like Site C here in BC or the Lower Churchill project in Labrador.