(Sheila Gunn Reid guest hosts for Ezra Levant, who returns tomorrow night...)
Recently, the United Nations released a report that singled out to Canada as one of the G20 countries on track to miss its emissions goals for 2020 and 2030.
To meet those emissions targets, it would require a purposeful stagnation of the Canadian economy.
The UN report says as much:
“Canada which represented 1.6% of global emissions in 2016 is one of the six G20 countries that short of enduring a low growth economics scenario will likely miss its 2020 Target of reducing emissions to 17% below the 2005 level.”
The Liberals know that. And they're willing to do it.
Take a look at Alberta...
By the UN’s own measure, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna's been a failure.
But how does she get treated in the media? Like some sort of Messianic character who's going to save us all from our oil addicted selves.
A couple of days ago, the Toronto Star named her as their number one “person to watch in business in 2019.”
McKenna is a job killer who can't even manage to parlay that into the environmental success story the UN says massive job losses should be.
But she's got the media on her side, and $600 million in a media bailout buys you a lot of spin...
NEXT: When I was covering the UN climate change conference in Poland, I made a new friend: Alex Newman of the New American magazine.
Tonight he joins me to talk about the totalitarian nature of the "green" movement.